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Samsung SSD 960 Evo 500GB m.2 NVMe

The Samsung SSD 960 Evo is a 500 GB PCIe (NVMe) solid state drive. The M.2 type drive's realw-world performance is budget-tier as of Q1 2020.

Notebookcheck says:

... The sequential reading (3389 MB/s) and writing (1706 MB/s) rates are adequate for a device aspiring to be high-end - As reported by AS SSD - Schenker Technologies XMG A517 (Clevo N850HP6) Laptop Review | July 2017

... There is no limitation at 500 MB/s (SATA-III), so PCIe-drives manage very high transfer rates - Schenker XMG P507 (Clevo P651HS-G) Laptop Review | January 2017

TypeSSD
Sizem.2
Capacity500 GB
Interface
ControllerPolaris-Controller
Announced21.09.2016

Benchmarks

AS SSD - Copy Game
min: 888.79     avg: 1040     median: 1040 (17%)     max: 1191.29 MB/s
AS SSD - Copy Program
min: 292.15     avg: 367     median: 367 (14%)     max: 441.76 MB/s
AS SSD - Copy ISO
min: 1374.75     avg: 1586     median: 1585.9 (43%)     max: 1797.07 MB/s
AS SSD - Score Total
min: 3629     avg: 3968     median: 4027 (54%)     max: 4173 Points
AS SSD - Score Write
min: 1231     avg: 1518     median: 1558 (43%)     max: 1670 Points
AS SSD - Score Read
min: 1493     avg: 1645     median: 1677 (59%)     max: 1857 Points
AS SSD - Access Time Write *
min: 0.02     avg: 0     median: 0 (0%)     max: 0.032 ms
AS SSD - Access Time Read *
min: 0.03     avg: 0     median: 0 (0%)     max: 0.065 ms
AS SSD - 4K-64 Write
min: 990.1     avg: 1211     median: 1243.7 (41%)     max: 1374.53 MB/s
AS SSD - 4K-64 Read
min: 1192.15     avg: 1356     median: 1359 (58%)     max: 1667.25 MB/s
AS SSD - 4K Write
min: 113.43     avg: 142     median: 139.5 (1%)     max: 180.87 MB/s
AS SSD - 4K Read
min: 41.49     avg: 45.5     median: 44.8 (17%)     max: 49.2 MB/s
AS SSD - Sequential Write
min: 1276.8     avg: 1647     median: 1662 (40%)     max: 1835.84 MB/s
AS SSD - Sequential Read
min: 1479.33     avg: 2433     median: 2603.8 (53%)     max: 2757.67 MB/s
CrystalDiskMark 3.0 - 4K QD32 Write
min: 440.3     avg: 529     median: 511.1 (67%)     max: 639 MB/s
CrystalDiskMark 3.0 - 4K QD32 Read
min: 510     avg: 602     median: 565.2 (59%)     max: 740.8 MB/s
CrystalDiskMark 3.0 - 4K Write
min: 141.7     avg: 164     median: 152.7 (17%)     max: 202.4 MB/s
CrystalDiskMark 3.0 - 4K Read
min: 49.35     avg: 56     median: 58.8 (1%)     max: 59.11 MB/s
CrystalDiskMark 3.0 - 512K Write
min: 612.2     avg: 981     median: 1035 (25%)     max: 1216 MB/s
CrystalDiskMark 3.0 - 512K Read
min: 402.6     avg: 726     median: 761.2 (32%)     max: 872.6 MB/s
CrystalDiskMark 3.0 - Sequential Write
min: 1067     avg: 1402     median: 1521 (36%)     max: 1671 MB/s
CrystalDiskMark 3.0 - Sequential Read
min: 656.8     avg: 1300     median: 1239 (36%)     max: 1718 MB/s
CrystalDiskMark 5.2 / 6 - CDM 5/6 Write 4K
min: 147.7     avg: 170     median: 171.6 (15%)     max: 196 MB/s
CrystalDiskMark 5.2 / 6 - CDM 5/6 Read 4K
min: 44.02     avg: 45.9     median: 45.9 (1%)     max: 49 MB/s
CrystalDiskMark 5.2 / 6 - CDM 5 Write Seq
min: 1042     avg: 1527     median: 1646.5 (39%)     max: 1725 MB/s
CrystalDiskMark 5.2 / 6 - CDM 5 Read Seq
min: 543.3     avg: 1516     median: 1769 (33%)     max: 1856 MB/s
CrystalDiskMark 5.2 / 6 - CDM 5/6 Write 4K Q32T1
min: 325.9     avg: 451     median: 470.9 (28%)     max: 591 MB/s
CrystalDiskMark 5.2 / 6 - CDM 5/6 Read 4K Q32T1
min: 369.1     avg: 522     median: 553.6 (35%)     max: 635.1 MB/s
CrystalDiskMark 5.2 / 6 - CDM 5/6 Write Seq Q32T1
min: 1687     avg: 1779     median: 1797.5 (41%)     max: 1847 MB/s
CrystalDiskMark 5.2 / 6 - CDM 5/6 Read Seq Q32T1
min: 2897     avg: 3272     median: 3331.5 (37%)     max: 3389 MB/s
PCMark 8 - PCMark 8 Storage v2
5053 Points (98%)
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* Smaller numbers mean a higher performance

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Notebook reviews with Samsung SSD 960 Evo 500GB m.2 NVMe

Eurocom Sky MX5 R3: Intel Core i7-7820HK NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 Mobile, 15.60", 2.9 kg
  Review » Eurocom Sky MX5 R3 (i7-7820HK, FHD, Clevo P650HS-G) Laptop Review

Guru Mars K: Intel Core i7-7700 NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 Mobile, 17.30", 4.2 kg
  Review » Guru Mars K (Clevo P775DM3-G) Laptop Review

Schenker XMG A517: Intel Core i7-7700HQ NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 Mobile, 15.60", 2.4 kg
  Review » Schenker Technologies XMG A517 (Clevo N850HP6) Laptop Review

Schenker XMG P507 PRO: Intel Core i7-7700HQ NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 Mobile, 15.60", 2.9 kg
  Review » Schenker XMG P507 (Clevo P651HS-G) Notebook Review

Schenker XMG Pro 17: Intel Core i7-7700HQ NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 Mobile, 17.30", 3.1 kg
  Review » Schenker Technologies XMG Pro 17 (Clevo PA71HS-G) Laptop Review

Schenker XMG U507 2017: Intel Core i7-7700K NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 Mobile, 15.60", 3.6 kg
  Review » Schenker XMG U507 (Clevo P751DM2-G) Laptop Review

Schenker XMG Ultra 15: Intel Core i5-8600K NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 Mobile, 15.60", 3.5 kg
  Review » Schenker XMG Ultra 15 (Clevo P751TM1-G) Laptop Review

Schenker XMG Ultra 17: Intel Core i7-8700 NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 Mobile, 17.30", 4.4 kg
  Review » Schenker XMG Ultra 17 (Clevo P775TM1-G) Laptop Review

Tuxedo InfinityBook Pro 13 2017: Intel Core i7-8550U Intel UHD Graphics 620, 13.30", 1.5 kg
  Review » Tuxedo InfinityBook Pro 13 2017 (i7-8550U, 500 GB, 32 GB, FHD) Laptop Review

Schenker XMG A517: Intel Core i7-7700HQ NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 Mobile, 15.60", 2.4 kg
  External Review » Schenker XMG A517

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Klaus Hinum (Update: 2020-03-19)