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Samsung SSD 960 Pro 512 GB m.2

Samsung SSD 960 Pro 512 GB m.2 is a solid state drive with a capacity of 512 GB. It relies on the modern M.2 (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: 

... one of the fastest PCIe models that is currently available ...

... wipes the floor with almost all the competitors ...

... Sequential read and write rates are measurably faster than the Samsung SM951 NVMe SSDs ...

TypeNVMe
Sizem.2 2280 inch
Size512 GB
ControllerPolaris-Controller

Benchmarks

AS SSD - Copy Game MB/s
min: 527.89     avg: 827     median: 682.3 (37%)     max: 1310.15 MB/s
AS SSD - Copy Program MB/s
min: 234.58     avg: 378     median: 363.4 (37%)     max: 634.94 MB/s
AS SSD - Copy ISO MB/s
min: 870.75     avg: 1662     median: 1768.4 (54%)     max: 1967.04 MB/s
AS SSD - Score Total
min: 3241     avg: 3820     median: 3918.5 (53%)     max: 4001 MB/s
AS SSD - Score Write
min: 1267     avg: 1639     median: 1691 (47%)     max: 1705 MB/s
AS SSD - Score Read
min: 1066     avg: 1460     median: 1510 (59%)     max: 1533 MB/s
AS SSD - Access Time Write *
min: 0.021     avg: 0     median: 0 (0%)     max: 0.09 MB/s
AS SSD - Access Time Read *
min: 0.03     avg: 0     median: 0 (0%)     max: 0.079 MB/s
AS SSD - 4K-64 Write
min: 892.72     avg: 1310     median: 1330.2 (43%)     max: 1479.26 MB/s
AS SSD - 4K-64 Read
min: 719.28     avg: 1160     median: 1202 (53%)     max: 1231.67 MB/s
AS SSD - 4K Write
min: 43.07     avg: 136     median: 144.5 (1%)     max: 182.02 MB/s
AS SSD - 4K Read
min: 26.06     avg: 45.1     median: 50.2 (19%)     max: 53.28 MB/s
AS SSD - Seq Write
min: 1822.56     avg: 1918     median: 1902.9 (46%)     max: 2046.28 MB/s
AS SSD - Seq Read
min: 2153.9     avg: 2551     median: 2508.1 (51%)     max: 2955.67 MB/s
CrystalDiskMark 3.0 - Write 4k QD32
min: 475.1     avg: 527     median: 499.8 (66%)     max: 634 MB/s
CrystalDiskMark 3.0 - Read 4k QD32
min: 554.3     avg: 617     median: 585.2 (61%)     max: 744.4 MB/s
CrystalDiskMark 3.0 - Write 4k
min: 153.4     avg: 172     median: 169.2 (66%)     max: 196.7 MB/s
CrystalDiskMark 3.0 - Read 4k
min: 53.51     avg: 55.3     median: 55 (1%)     max: 57.71 MB/s
CrystalDiskMark 3.0 - Write 512
min: 966.7     avg: 1287     median: 1318.5 (31%)     max: 1543 MB/s
CrystalDiskMark 3.0 - Read 512
min: 715.3     avg: 837     median: 817.1 (34%)     max: 999.8 MB/s
CrystalDiskMark 3.0 - Write Seq
min: 1724     avg: 1816     median: 1772.5 (42%)     max: 1995 MB/s
CrystalDiskMark 3.0 - Read Seq
min: 1958     avg: 2285     median: 2160 (62%)     max: 2860 MB/s
CrystalDiskMark 5.2 / 6 - Write 4K
min: 104.7     avg: 172     median: 177.1 (40%)     max: 211.4 MB/s
CrystalDiskMark 5.2 / 6 - Read 4K
min: 42.82     avg: 53.7     median: 55.5 (1%)     max: 57.2 MB/s
CrystalDiskMark 5.2 / 6 - Write Seq
min: 1096     avg: 1792     median: 1908 (45%)     max: 2073 MB/s
CrystalDiskMark 5.2 / 6 - Read Seq
min: 1150     avg: 2262     median: 2579 (48%)     max: 2841 MB/s
CrystalDiskMark 5.2 / 6 - Write 4K Q32T1
min: 245.2     avg: 427     median: 471.7 (28%)     max: 571.1 MB/s
CrystalDiskMark 5.2 / 6 - Read 4K Q32T1
min: 317.8     avg: 509     median: 561 (36%)     max: 605.9 MB/s
CrystalDiskMark 5.2 / 6 - Write Seq Q32T1
min: 1985     avg: 2021     median: 2022 (46%)     max: 2075 MB/s
CrystalDiskMark 5.2 / 6 - Read Seq Q32T1
min: 3157     avg: 3358     median: 3354 (37%)     max: 3509 MB/s
PCMark 8 - Storage Score v2
min: 5077     avg: 5085     median: 5082 (100%)     max: 5098 Points
HD Tune Transfer Rate Minimum
1370 MB/s (69%)
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* Smaller numbers mean a higher performance

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Notebook reviews with Samsung SSD 960 Pro 512 GB m.2

Eurocom Q5: Intel Core i7-7700HQ NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 Max-Q, 15.6", 2.2 kg
  Review » Eurocom Q5 (Clevo P957HR, i7-7700HQ, GTX 1070 Max-Q) Laptop Review

Eurocom Q6: Intel Core i7-8750H NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 Max-Q, 15.6", 2.2 kg
  Review » Eurocom Q6 (i7-8750H, GTX 1070 Max-Q, FHD) Laptop Review

Eurocom Q8: Intel Core i9-8950HK NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 (Laptop), 17.3", 3 kg
  Review » Eurocom Q8 (i9-8950HK, GTX 1070, QHD) Laptop Review

Eurocom Tornado F5: Intel Core i7-7700K NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 (Laptop), 15.6", 3.1 kg
  Review » Eurocom Tornado F5 Notebook Review

Eurocom Tornado F5W: Intel Xeon E3-1280 v5 NVIDIA Quadro P5000, 15.6", 3.1 kg
  Review » Eurocom Tornado F5W (Xeon E3-1280 v5, Quadro P5000) Workstation Review

Schenker Key 15: Intel Core i7-7700HQ NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 (Laptop), 15.6", 2.2 kg
  Review » Schenker Technologies Key 15 (Clevo P955HP6) Laptop Review

Schenker Media 15: Intel Core i7-7700HQ NVIDIA GeForce MX150, 15.6", 2.1 kg
  Review » Schenker Media 15 (i7-7700HQ, MX150) Laptop Review

Schenker Slim 14 L17: Intel Core i5-8250U Intel UHD Graphics 620, 14", 1.6 kg
  Review » Schenker Slim 14 (Clevo N240WU, i5-8250U, UHD 620) Laptop Review

Schenker Slim 15 L17: Intel Core i7-8550U Intel UHD Graphics 620, 15.6", 2 kg
  Review » Schenker Slim 15 L17 (Clevo N751WU, i7-8550U, FHD) Laptop Review

Zotac ZBOX Magnus EN51050: Intel Core i5-7500T NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 (Laptop), 1.7 kg
  Review » Zotac ZBOX Magnus EN51050 Mini PC Review

Zotac ZBOX-QK7P3000: NVIDIA Quadro P3000, 1.7 kg
  Review » Zotac ZBOX QK7P3000 (i7-7700T, Quadro P3000) Mini PC Review

Eurocom Tornado F5: Intel Core i7-7700K NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 (Laptop), 15.6", 3.1 kg
  External Review » Eurocom Tornado F5

Schenker Key 15: Intel Core i7-7700HQ NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 (Laptop), 15.6", 2.2 kg
  External Review » Schenker Key 15

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Klaus Hinum (Update: 2018-11- 7)