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Samsung SSD 960 Pro: Raising the bar for SSDs everywhere

By John Law & Kenny Yeo - 19 Oct 2016

Iometer results (Part 2)

Iometer Results (Part 2)

Finally, we look at the I/O response times for the workloads reported on the previous page. The Samsung SSD 960 Pro's strong showing on the previous page means that it recorded some of the lowest response times we have seen. Average response times for the 64K streaming reads and writes workloads, in particular, are very low.

9.0
  • Performance 9
  • Features 8.5
  • Value 9.5
The Good
Blistering performance
Record sequential read and write speeds
Supports latest interface and NVMe protocol
Includes drive management and data migration tools
High endurance rating
Very attractive price
The Bad
Random read/write performance can be a little erratic
Only available in M.2 form factor