Samsung 950 PRO 256GB M.2 SSD

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  • Capacity 256GB
  • Interface PCIe 3.0 x4 (up to 32Gb/s)
  • Form Factor M.2(2280)
  • NAND Flash Memory Samsung V-NAND

Product Description

Samsung 950 PRO 256GB M.2 SSD

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Samsung 950 PRO 256MB M.2 SSD
Usage Application  Client PCs
Capacity  256GB
Dimensions (LxWxH)  Max 80.15 x Max 22.15 x Max.2.38 (mm)
Interface  PCIe 3.0 x4 (up to 32Gb/s)  NVMe 1.1
Form Factor  M.2(2280)†
Controller  Samsung UBX controller
NAND Flash Memory  Samsung V-NAND
DRAM Cache Memory  512MB LPDDR3
Sequential Read: Up to 2,200 MB/s
Sequential Write: Up to 900 MB/s
4KB Random Read (QD32 Thread4): Up to 270K IOPS
4KB Random Write(QD32 Thread4): Up to 85K IOPS
4KB Random Read (QD1 Thread1): Up to 11K IOPS
4KB Random Write(QD1 Thread1): Up to 43K IOPS
Data Security AES 256-bit for User Data Encryption   TCG Opal Family Spec and eDrive (IEEE1667) to be supported by FW update
Weight Max. 10g (512GB)
Reliability  MTBF : 1.5 million hours
Power Consumption**  Active average/maximum: 5.1W/6.4W (256GB), 5.7W/7.0W (512GB) 
Idle: 70mW
DEVSLP(L1.2 mode): 2.5mW
Supporting features  TRIM(Required OS support), Garbage Collection, S.M.A.R.T
Temperature  Operating Temp : 0°C to 70°C
(Measured by SMART Temperature. Proper airflow recommended)
Humidity  5% to 95%, non-condensing
Vibration  Non-Operating: 20~2000Hz, 20G
Shock  Non-Operating: 1500G , duration 0.5m sec, 3 axis
Warranty  5 years limited

Technical Specification

Samsung 950 PRO 256GB M.2 SSD


Form Factor M.2 2280
Features TRIM support, sleep mode, Thermal throttling, Auto Garbage Collection Algorithm, Low Power DDR3 SDRAM Cache, S.M.A.R.T., 256-bit AES, IEEE 1667
Device Type Solid state drive - internal
Capacity 256 GB
Hardware Encryption Yes
Encryption Algorithm 256-bit AES
Interface PCI Express 3.0 x4 (NVMe)
Buffer Size 512 MB
Width 22.15 mm
Depth 80.15 mm
Height 2.38 mm
Weight 10 g

Expansion & Connectivity

Compatible Bays 1 x M.2 2280 - internal
Interfaces 1 x PCI Express 3.0 x4 (NVMe) - M.2 Card
Compatible Bay M.2 2280

Manufacturer Warranty

Service & Support Limited warranty - 5 years
Service & Support Details Limited warranty - 5 years / 200 TBW


Power Consumption 5.1 Watt (average) ¦ 6.4 Watt (maximum)


SSD Endurance 200 TB
Internal Data Rate 2200 MBps (read) / 900 MBps (write)
Maximum 4KB Random Write 85000 IOPS
Maximum 4KB Random Read 270000 IOPS


MTBF 1,500,000 hours

Software & System Requirements

Software Included Samsung Magician Software

Environmental Parameters

Min Operating Temperature 0 °C
Max Operating Temperature 70 °C
Shock Tolerance (non-operating) 1500 g @ 0.5 ms

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