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Samsung SM961 MZVPW256HEGL

Samsung SM961 MZVPW256HEGL is a solid state drive with a capacity of 256 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: 

... its performance was phenomenal ...

... While 256 GB is plenty for an Ultrabook, it can be considered the bare minimum for a gaming machine ...

TypeSSD
SizeM.2 2280 inch
Size256 GB
Interface
Announced10.08.2017

Benchmarks

AS SSD - Copy Game MB/s
min: 560     avg: 732.1     median: 738 (46%)     max: 891 MB/s
AS SSD - Copy Program MB/s
min: 292     avg: 330.1     median: 322 (37%)     max: 383 MB/s
AS SSD - Copy ISO MB/s
min: 1504     avg: 1674     median: 1698 (52%)     max: 1794 MB/s
AS SSD - Score Total
min: 3668     avg: 3851.3     median: 3871 (54%)     max: 3995 MB/s
AS SSD - Score Write
min: 1021     avg: 1170     median: 1183 (36%)     max: 1293 MB/s
AS SSD - Score Read
min: 1795     avg: 1811.3     median: 1810 (71%)     max: 1829 MB/s
AS SSD - Access Time Write *
0 MB/s (0%)
AS SSD - Access Time Read *
0.1 MB/s (0%)
AS SSD - 4K-64 Write
min: 790     avg: 920.9     median: 929 (34%)     max: 1034 MB/s
AS SSD - 4K-64 Read
min: 1485     avg: 1514.1     median: 1516 (67%)     max: 1537 MB/s
AS SSD - 4K Write
min: 117     avg: 121.7     median: 122 (58%)     max: 124 MB/s
AS SSD - 4K Read
min: 48     avg: 49.5     median: 49 (18%)     max: 51 MB/s
AS SSD - Seq Write
min: 1066     avg: 1273     median: 1307 (32%)     max: 1409 MB/s
AS SSD - Seq Read
min: 2382     avg: 2477.3     median: 2418 (49%)     max: 2690 MB/s
CrystalDiskMark 3.0 - Write 4k QD32
min: 480     avg: 510.8     median: 512 (67%)     max: 538 MB/s
CrystalDiskMark 3.0 - Read 4k QD32
min: 575     avg: 605     median: 602 (63%)     max: 636 MB/s
CrystalDiskMark 3.0 - Write 4k
min: 141     avg: 146.1     median: 148 (58%)     max: 148 MB/s
CrystalDiskMark 3.0 - Read 4k
min: 54     avg: 55.3     median: 55 (1%)     max: 56 MB/s
CrystalDiskMark 3.0 - Write 512
min: 1283     avg: 1292.7     median: 1283 (30%)     max: 1312 MB/s
CrystalDiskMark 3.0 - Read 512
min: 432     avg: 439.6     median: 439 (19%)     max: 446 MB/s
CrystalDiskMark 3.0 - Write Seq
min: 1459     avg: 1501.3     median: 1504 (35%)     max: 1541 MB/s
CrystalDiskMark 3.0 - Read Seq
min: 1971     avg: 2099.7     median: 2065 (59%)     max: 2263 MB/s
CrystalDiskMark 5.2 / 6 - Write 4K
152.7 MB/s (56%)
CrystalDiskMark 5.2 / 6 - Read 4K
48.8 MB/s (14%)
CrystalDiskMark 5.2 / 6 - Write Seq
1013 MB/s (24%)
CrystalDiskMark 5.2 / 6 - Read Seq
1120 MB/s (21%)
CrystalDiskMark 5.2 / 6 - Write 4K Q32T1
498.1 MB/s (29%)
CrystalDiskMark 5.2 / 6 - Read 4K Q32T1
573.8 MB/s (36%)
CrystalDiskMark 5.2 / 6 - Write Seq Q32T1
1507 MB/s (35%)
CrystalDiskMark 5.2 / 6 - Read Seq Q32T1
3327 MB/s (37%)
PCMark 8 - Storage Score v2
5054 Points (99%)
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Notebook reviews with Samsung SM961 MZVPW256HEGL

Aorus X7 v7: Intel Core i7-7820HK NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 (Laptop), 17.3", 3.4 kg
  Review » Aorus X7 v7 (7820HK, GTX 1070, QHD) Laptop Review

Asus Zephyrus GX501VS: Intel Core i7-7700HQ NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 Max-Q, 15.6", 2.3 kg
  Review » Asus Zephyrus GX501VS (i7-7700HQ, GTX 1070 Max-Q) Laptop Review

Gigabyte Aero 14-K7: Intel Core i7-7700HQ NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Ti (Laptop), 14", 1.9 kg
  Review » Gigabyte Aero 14K (i7-7700HQ, GTX 1050 Ti, QHD) Laptop Review

MSI GS63VR 7RG-005: Intel Core i7-7700HQ NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 Max-Q, 15.6", 1.9 kg
  Review » MSI GS63VR 7RG Stealth Pro (i7-7700HQ, GTX 1070 Max-Q, Full HD) Laptop Review

Aorus X7 v7: Intel Core i7-7820HK NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 (Laptop), 17.3", 3.4 kg
  External Review » Aorus X7 v7

Gigabyte Aero 14-K7: Intel Core i7-7700HQ NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Ti (Laptop), 14", 1.9 kg
  External Review » Gigabyte Aero 14-K7

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Klaus Hinum (Update: 2018-11- 7)