We reviewed Samsung's SM951 PCIe 3.0 x4 SSD a little over a month ago and it ended up being clearly the fastest client-level SSD, beating its predecessor XP941 by a large margin. Our initial review sample was pulled from a Lenovo laptop as it was the only way to get early access to the drive, but RamCity just received its first batch last week and the drive is now available for purchase. 128GB 256GB 512GB Samsung SM951 (RamCity) $122 $242 $469 Samsung SM951 (Amazon) $160 $260 $510 EDIT: RamCity will also be selling the SM951 through Amazon and I just got the pricing details. With today's exchange rate it's actually cheaper to buy from RamCity's online store despite the shipping fees, although the downside is longer shipping time (about a week versus free two-day shipping...

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Back at Samsung SSD Global Summit in July, Samsung showed off the SM951 for the first time. The drive has then created a lot of interest because the Z97...

15 by Kristian Vättö on 1/14/2015

Samsung SSD Global Summit 2014: 845 DC Pro with V-NAND, SM951 with NVMe Support

Every year for the past three years, Samsung has flown a bunch of media from all around the world for their SSD Global Summit. The Summit serves as an...

17 by Kristian Vättö on 7/4/2014

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