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Samsung 960 EVO 1TB M.2 PCIe NVMe SSD Review

IOMeter is another open source synthetic benchmarking tool which is able to simulate the various loads placed on hard drive and solid state drive technology.

IOMeter setup

We test with both random read and write 4k tests, as shown above. There are many ways to measure the IOPS performance of a Solid State Drive, so our results will sometimes differ from manufacturer’s quoted ratings. We do test all drives in exactly the same way, so the results are directly comparable.

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Although using the latest Samsung driver boosts both the read and write performance of the SSD960 PRO, it still lags behind the Intelligent TurboWrite-equipped SSD960 EVO in write performance.
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