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Samsung PM961 256GB NVMe

Price and performance details for the Samsung PM961 256GB NVMe can be found below. This is made using thousands of PerformanceTest benchmark results and is updated daily.

  • The first graph shows the relative performance of the Hard Drive compared to the 10 other common Hard Drives in terms of PassMark Disk Rating.
  • The 2nd graph shows the value for money, in terms of the Disk Rating per dollar.

Samsung PM961 256GB NVMe Average Drive Rating
Description:  M.2. PCI Express Gen3 x4
Drive Size:  238.5 GB
Other names:  NVMe SAMSUNG MZVLW256, SAMSUNG MZVLW256HEHP-000, SAMSUNG MZVLW256HEHP-00000, SAMSUNG MZVLW256HEHP-000H1
Drive First Benchmarked:  2016-09-18
Drive Rating/$Price:  95.33     Overall Rank:  32
Last Price Change:  $149.95 USD (2016-10-09)
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Drive Rating Relative to Top 10 Common Drives
As of 19th of January 2017 - Higher results represent better performance
Samsung PM961 256GB NVMe
14,295
Samsung SSD 850 PRO 512GB
4,280
Samsung SSD 850 EVO 500GB
4,273
Samsung SSD 850 PRO 256GB
4,178
Samsung SSD 850 EVO 250GB
4,080
Samsung SSD 840 EVO 500GB
4,017
Samsung SSD 850 EVO 120GB
4,008
Samsung SSD 840 EVO 250GB
3,837
Kingston HyperX 3K 240GB SH103S3240G
3,600
Samsung SSD 840 EVO 120GB
3,567
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Drive Value (Drive Rating / $Price )
As of 19th of January 2017 - Higher results represent better value
Samsung PM961 256GB NVMe
95.33
Samsung SSD 840 EVO 120GB
24.60
Samsung SSD 840 EVO 250GB
21.46
Samsung SSD 850 PRO 256GB
19.53
Kingston HyperX 3K 240GB SH103S3240G
18.46
Samsung SSD 840 EVO 500GB
12.55
Samsung SSD 850 PRO 512GB
10.70
Samsung SSD 850 EVO 500GB
0.00
Samsung SSD 850 EVO 250GB
0.00
Samsung SSD 850 EVO 120GB
0.00
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Pricing History



MerchantPrice (USD)Purchase
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Last 5 Baselines for Samsung PM961 256GB NVMe
Most recent listed first
BL756833 - Jan 18 2017
14818
BL755785 - Jan 17 2017
12142
BL754524 - Jan 15 2017
18318
BL754336 - Jan 15 2017
13651
BL753629 - Jan 14 2017
13854
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