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Samsung SM961 MZVKW512HMJP m.2 PCI-e

Samsung SM961 MZVKW512HMJP is a solid state drive with a capacity of 512 GB. It relies on the modern NVMe interface for data transfer.

SSDs are way faster than conventional hard drives, however they do not offer the same price-capacity ratio just yet.

Notebookcheck says: 

... The 512-GB NVMe model SM961 is used in many gaming notebooks ...

... SM961 NVMe SSD is one of the current best storage drives around ...

TypeSSD
Sizem.2 2280 inch
Size512 GB
Interface
Announced01.01.2016

Benchmarks

AS SSD - Copy Game MB/s
min: 580.73     avg: 942.6     median: 932.9 (58%)     max: 1216.97 MB/s
AS SSD - Copy Program MB/s
min: 256.07     avg: 365.6     median: 400.6 (46%)     max: 447.28 MB/s
AS SSD - Copy ISO MB/s
min: 1272.23     avg: 1719.9     median: 1721.7 (70%)     max: 2144.61 MB/s
AS SSD - Score Total
min: 1852     avg: 3446.6     median: 3681 (71%)     max: 4020 MB/s
AS SSD - Score Write
min: 104     avg: 1266.8     median: 1440 (70%)     max: 1507 MB/s
AS SSD - Score Read
min: 1072     avg: 1475.3     median: 1534 (60%)     max: 2067 MB/s
AS SSD - Access Time Write *
min: 0.023     avg: 0.2     median: 0 (0%)     max: 2.38 MB/s
AS SSD - Access Time Read *
min: 0.036     avg: 0.1     median: 0 (0%)     max: 0.068 MB/s
AS SSD - 4K-64 Write
min: 67.9     avg: 1008.7     median: 1150.8 (65%)     max: 1219.75 MB/s
AS SSD - 4K-64 Read
min: 744.47     avg: 1169.8     median: 1220.2 (54%)     max: 1761.96 MB/s
AS SSD - 4K Write
min: 1.6     avg: 114.2     median: 127.1 (60%)     max: 155.28 MB/s
AS SSD - 4K Read
min: 38.88     avg: 47.8     median: 48.2 (18%)     max: 51.45 MB/s
AS SSD - Seq Write
min: 349.6     avg: 1438.2     median: 1588.3 (62%)     max: 1694.02 MB/s
AS SSD - Seq Read
min: 1368.91     avg: 2576.4     median: 2719.2 (84%)     max: 2826.3 MB/s
CrystalDiskMark 3.0 - Write 4k QD32
min: 355.3     avg: 500     median: 508.9 (67%)     max: 595.1 MB/s
CrystalDiskMark 3.0 - Read 4k QD32
min: 454.1     avg: 587.9     median: 606.9 (64%)     max: 645.3 MB/s
CrystalDiskMark 3.0 - Write 4k
min: 87.45     avg: 147.9     median: 154.9 (60%)     max: 182 MB/s
CrystalDiskMark 3.0 - Read 4k
min: 42.86     avg: 52.4     median: 54 (17%)     max: 56.54 MB/s
CrystalDiskMark 3.0 - Write 512
min: 747.6     avg: 1334.6     median: 1279 (51%)     max: 1611 MB/s
CrystalDiskMark 3.0 - Read 512
min: 391.4     avg: 426.3     median: 413.8 (23%)     max: 499.7 MB/s
CrystalDiskMark 3.0 - Write Seq
min: 1546     avg: 1595.2     median: 1596 (59%)     max: 1662 MB/s
CrystalDiskMark 3.0 - Read Seq
min: 1381     avg: 2153.9     median: 2229 (64%)     max: 2791 MB/s
CrystalDiskMark 5.2 / 6 - Write 4K
min: 95.98     avg: 168.1     median: 178.7 (81%)     max: 220.2 MB/s
CrystalDiskMark 5.2 / 6 - Read 4K
min: 42.64     avg: 52.6     median: 55.6 (1%)     max: 59.69 MB/s
CrystalDiskMark 5.2 / 6 - Write Seq
min: 1307     avg: 1600.4     median: 1631 (60%)     max: 1694 MB/s
CrystalDiskMark 5.2 / 6 - Read Seq
min: 999.3     avg: 1885.7     median: 1714 (51%)     max: 2935 MB/s
CrystalDiskMark 5.2 / 6 - Write 4K Q32T1
min: 269.5     avg: 492.7     median: 534.1 (71%)     max: 606.1 MB/s
CrystalDiskMark 5.2 / 6 - Read 4K Q32T1
min: 325.6     avg: 546.7     median: 556.2 (60%)     max: 654.4 MB/s
CrystalDiskMark 5.2 / 6 - Write Seq Q32T1
min: 1519     avg: 1645.4     median: 1659 (54%)     max: 1705 MB/s
CrystalDiskMark 5.2 / 6 - Read Seq Q32T1
min: 1769     avg: 3118.1     median: 3310 (94%)     max: 3474 MB/s
PCMark 8 - Storage Score v2
min: 5025     avg: 5044     median: 5045 (99%)     max: 5063 Points
HD Tune Transfer Rate Minimum
min: 59.5     avg: 564.7     median: 564.7 (28%)     max: 1069.9 MB/s
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