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3,500MB/s Seq. Read
2,100MB/s Seq. Write
About This Product
Experience incredible performance designed for heavy workloads and demanding applications with the high-capacity, highly reliable Samsung 960 PRO SSD. Ideal for high-end PCs and workstations, the 960 PRO boasts a cutting-edge 48-layer Samsung V-NAND-based architecture that delivers next-generation performance in a compact M.2 form factor. Samsung's Magician software solution provides advanced functionality to manage, monitor and optimize drive performance.
Experience next-gen performance
The NVMe™ interface of the 960 PRO supports PCIe® Gen 3 x4 lanes for an enhanced bandwidth and lower latency than SATA SSDs. You can experience massive sequential R/W (read/write) speeds up to 3,500 MB/s and 2,100 MB/s respectively.
Class leading performance & capacity
As a global leader in flash memory, Samsung provides advanced end-to-end integration for our SSDs. The 960 PRO is optimized for performance and capacity, enabling you to store up to 2TB of data on a single NVMe SSD.
Bank on solid reliability
The 960 PRO holds its own by boasting up to 800 TBW* for the 1TB capacity model and is backed by a 5-year limited warranty. Dynamic Thermal Guard prevents overheating, protecting your data and ensuring optimal performance.
Samsung Magician software is designed to help you manage your SSD with a simple and intuitive user interface.
Get notifications when new firmware is released, and easily install updates for enhanced performance, stability, and compatibility.
Check your SSD's sequential and random read/write speeds, so you can maintain superb performance.
Protect data by selecting security options. The 960 PRO supports AES 256-bit hardware-based encryption and is compliant with TCG Opal and IEEE 1667.
PCIe 3.0 x4, NVMe 1.2
1024 GB (1GB=1 Billionbyte by IDEMA)*
Sequential Read Speed
Up to 3,500 MB/sec**
Sequential Write Speed
Up to 2,100 MB/sec**
Random Read Speed
Random Read (4KB, QD32):
Up to 440,000 IOPS (Thread 4)**
Random Read (4KB, QD1):
Up to 14,000 IOPS (Thread 1)**
Random Write Speed
Random Write (4KB, QD32):
Up to 360,000 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 H x D)
3.15" x 0.87" x 0.09"
Magician Software for SSD management
5 Year Limited Warranty or 800TBW Limited Warranty
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