SSD 960 EVO NVMe M.2 250GB
NVMe Read/Write performance
V-NAND SSD ideal for high-performance PCs
3,200MB/s Seq. Read
1,500MB/s Seq. Write
About This Product
Discover the next advancement in SSD technology with our high-performance, highly reliable 960 EVO Series NVMe M.2 SSDs. Non-Volatile Memory Express (NVMe) with a new Polaris controller outperforms our SATA SSDs with exceptionally fast read/write speeds, and Samsung TurboWrite technology accelerates write speeds even further. Samsung's Magician software solution provides advanced functionality to manage, monitor and optimize drive performance.
Raise your performance expectations
Enhanced bandwidth beyond the SATA interface provided by the NVMe interface, combined with the new Polaris controller facilitates sequential Read/Write speeds up to 3,200 MB/s and 1,500 MB/s respectively. Plus, the new Intelligent TurboWrite technology accelerates write speeds even further.
Rest easy with solid reliability
The 960 EVO holds its own by boasting up to 100 TBW* for the 250GB capacity model and is backed by a 3-year limited warranty. Dynamic Thermal Guard prevents overheating, protecting your data and ensuring optimal performance.
Manage your drive like magic
The 960 EVO comes with the newly upgraded Magician—an advanced software solution for users to monitor, manage and maintain the drive. Magician provides personalized firmware checking and additional functions tailored for individual user's drives. It even updates the firmware automatically to make sure that the drive's performance stays up to date.
Features and specifications are subject to change without prior notification
PCIe 3.0 x4, NVMe 1.2
250 GB (1GB=1 Billionbyte by IDEMA)*
Sequential Read Speed
Up to 3,200 MB/sec**
Sequential Write Speed
Up to 1,500 MB/sec**
Random Read Speed
Random Read (4KB, QD32):
Up to 330,000 IOPS (Thread 4)**
Random Read (4KB, QD1):
Up to 14,000 IOPS (Thread 1)**
Random Write Speed
Random Write (4KB, QD32):
Up to 300,000 IOPS (Thread 4)**
Random Write (4KB, QD1):
Up to 50,000 IOPS (Thread 1)**
Samsung Polaris controller
AES 256-bit for User Data Encryption, TCG Opal
GC (Garbage Collection)
Auto Garbage Collection Algorithm
Device Sleep Mode Support
Power Consumption (W)
*Average: Typ. 5.3 Watts, Idle : 40mW *Actual power consumption may vary depending on system hardware & configuration
1.5 Million Hours Reliability (MTBF)
32ºF - 158ºF
1500G , duration 0.5m sec, 3 axis
Dimensions (W x D x H)
3.15" x 0.87" x 0.09"
Magician Software for SSD management
3 Year Limited Warranty or 100TBW Limited Warranty
29 User Reviews
"It is great and runs great. My notebook spin from samsung now boots in less than 10 seconds! Meets performance from school work to military assignments. I only regret not buying a bigger capacity."
tacoindustry May 29, 2017
"I only use Samsung SSD products so im not surprised of the performance at all. What I am surprised about is the amount of time it takes from the push of the power button to the window screen. Less tha..."
ReggieMack May 19, 2017
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Features and specifications are subject to change without prior notification.
*Actual usable capacity may be less (due to formatting, partitioning, operating system, applications or otherwise)
**Performance may vary based on system hardware & configuration
***Actual power consumption may vary depending on system hardware & configuration