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Samsung SM961 256GB Polaris NVMe M.2 Solid State Drive/SSD OEM

256GB Samsung SM961 Polaris M.2 NVMe, MLC V-NAND, SSD PCIe 3.0 x4 Read 3100 MB/sec Write 1400 MB/sec 330k IOPS OEM

Scan code: LN73330 Manufacturer code: MZVPW256HEGL-00000 Request call
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Product Overview 2-bit MLC V-NAND flash and provides sequential reads of up to 3,200 MB/s and sequential writes of up to 1,800 MB/s.

Likewise, random reads and writes are listed at 450K IOPS and 400K IOPS respectively. available in 128GB, 256GB, 512GB and 1TB capacities. Features Specification:
• MZVPW256HEGL-00000
• M.2 (22x80) PCIe 3.0 (x4) NVMe SSD
• Read 3100MB/s
• Write 1400MB/s
• 330k/280k IOPS
Capacity 256GB
Edition SM961
Form Factor M.2 (2280)
Height 3.73 mm
Interface M.2 (2280) SATA III
Host Controller Interface NVMe
Flash Memory Type None
Max. Read 3100 MB/s
Max. Write 1400 MB/s
DRAM Cache Memory 512MB
DRAM Cache Memory Type  
Max. Random Read 4K 330 IOPS
Max. Random Write 4K 280 IOPS
Latency N/A
Special Features  
Power Consumption (active)  
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Max. Operating Vibration  
Max. Non-operating Vibration  
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OS Support  
Bracket N/A
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36 months
DOA Period:
7 days
RTB Period:
1 months
Manufacturer Contact Details
0330 (7267864)
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Date Issued: 27th Nov 2017

The arrival of the solid-state drive (SSD) has revolutionised the speed at which modern PCs perform common tasks. This is because SSDs have no moving parts, compared to larger, bulkier mechanical drives, thus they store information on memory chips. This means that accesses, reads and writes are many, many times faster

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256GB Samsung SM961 Polaris M.2 NVMe, MLC V-NAND, SSD PCIe 3.0 x4 Read 3100 MB/sec Write 1400 MB/sec 330k IOPS OEM is rated 4.9 out of 5 by 18.
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Installing Great product. Google and install the Samsung NVMe driver for Windows. The built-in Windows one cripples performance.
Date published: 2018-01-04
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Just the job Just what I was looking for to build a computer from scratch. Doing its job perfectly so far.
Date published: 2018-01-02
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Fantastic! This is my second SM961. One in my laptop and one in my desktop. Both use Windows 10 drivers and both give 3000MB/s Read and 1500MB/s Writes. Don't bother with a 960 Evo as it's nowhere near as fast in real world. And the 960 Pro is much more expensive.
Date published: 2017-12-21
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Works well Fitted a 256gb M.2 to my PC which is has an Asus Z170-k mobo and used MiniTool Partition Wizard to transfer my OS (Win10Pro) to it. It all worked very well and is now starting, running and closing much quicker.
Date published: 2017-12-06
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Sooooo fast! I bought this to add into a Scan 3XS PC. The provided recovery software rebuilt the PC easily and now I have a modern gaming PC which starts up almost instantly. Perfect for someone like me who doesn't leave the PC on all of the time.
Date published: 2017-11-21
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent performance I got this drive for a month now, it's performing great. Installation is trivial. My gigabyte motherboard with AMD Ryzen has detected drive straight away, I installed Windows 10 on it in less than half an hour. Benchmark is showing 3400 MB/s read and 1500 MB/s write, that's even better than what specification is saying. I am really happy with this product, so far is working perfectly, system is SO FAST with it. I am highly recommend this product, especially that you can buy it with Bitcoins in Scan shop.
Date published: 2017-10-07
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Lightning Fast SSD Product works as expected. An M.2 NVMe SSD will feel lightning fast in comparison to a SATA SSD. Would highly recommend spending the extra amount. The difference is comparable to going from a HDD to SSD!
Date published: 2017-05-17
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Fast and affordable A great little drive, installed in my new system (ryzen 1600x, msi b350 tomahawk arctic) as a boot drive. Its fast, even compared to my old 840 evo. I would definitely recommend this drive.
Date published: 2017-05-11
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Questions & Answers

What is the connector type?

Is the connector type M, B or something else? Wondering if it's compatible with the Gigabyte K3 Z170
Asked by: LukeAndMoreLetters
Yep its compatible with a z170. I have just installed one in a z270 :-)
Answered by: Stuboy
Date published: 2017-06-10

does it come with fitting screws ?

if not were can i get some ?
Asked by: fish3y
No, but screw or clip for M.2 socket should come with the motherboard (in the screw bag - M4 screw I think).
Answered by: Jonny7
Date published: 2017-06-17
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Samsung SM961 256GB Polaris NVMe M.2 Solid State Drive/SSD OEM
Samsung SM961 256GB Polaris NVMe M.2 Solid State Drive/SSD OEM