Samsung SSD 950 PRO M.2: Affordable, Ultra Fast Storage Review

Posted on 2015-10-22 16:15:20 by Thomas De Maesschalck

The rapid pace of innovation in the solid state storage market shows no signs of letting up. In only a few generations, the industry bumped up against the limits of the legacy SATA interface, and began leveraging PCI Express for additional bandwidth with some passable, though somewhat clunky bridged solutions (in retrospect). Then some ultra-fast, native PCI Express offerings hit, and have since evolved into multiple form factors, including slotted and gumstick models, with varying physical interfaces. Today we’re going to show you the latest NVMe solid state drive to arrive in the HotHardware labs, the Samsung SSD 950 PRO M.2. As its name suggests, this drive uses the M.2 interface, which makes it an ideal candidate for the latest desktop and mobile systems that sport M.2 slots. Though the drives are small in stature, they are big on performance, and Samsung has priced them aggressively too...

Link: Hothardware

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