Samsung SM951 128GB AHCI M.2 PCIe 3.0 x4 80mm (2280) Internal SSD - OEM

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Part #: MZHPV128HDGM-00000
Capacity: 128GB

Specs: 2000 MB/sec Read, 600 MB/sec Write • PCIe 3.0 x4, AHCI • 512MB cache • 2 Yrs Warranty

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Samsung SM951 128GB AHCI M.2 PCIe 3.0 x4 80mm (2280) Internal SSD - OEM

Samsung SM951 128GB AHCI M.2 PCIe 3.0 x4 80mm (2280) Internal SSD - OEM
Key Specifications

  • Form Factor: M.2 2280 Internal SSD
  • Capacity: 128GB
  • Read Speed: 2000 MB/sec
  • Write Speed: 600 MB/sec
  • Warranty: 2 Yrs
  • Condition: New

"At this time, Samsung's SM951 is the fastest M.2 product you can buy. Not only is it quicker than existing PCIe-based M.2 drives, but it also delivers performance that compares to all-in-one RAID products like OCZ's RevoDrive and G.Skill's Phoenix Blade."

"Despite the lack of NVMe, there's no arguing about the fact that the SM951 is the fastest client SSD and by a very healthy margin."

 

Please Note We don't recommend secure erasing the SM951, and doing so may void your warranty. Although some have reported being able to successfully secure erase, there has been at least one case reported to us of the drive being rendered useless after several secure erases with Parted Magic.

 


Installation Video (applies to both XP941/SM951)

Extreme Performance for Demanding Applications

The Samsung SM951 128GB AHCI M.2 PCIe 3.0 x4 80mm (2280) Internal SSD - OEM is the current world champion of M.2 SSD's, offering incredible performance in a tiny form factor. It provides up to a blistering 2150MB/s read and 1500MB/s write sequential data transfer rates (512GB capacity).

Compatibility

The Samsung SM951 128GB AHCI M.2 PCIe 3.0 x4 80mm (2280) Internal SSD - OEM is generally compatible in a wide variety of systems with a free M.2 socket, and can also be installed in systems without an M.2 socket using an M.2 to PCIe adapter. Full operating system boot support is available in both situations, so long as the correct support is built into the system UEFI BIOS code. Since the SM951 does not have it's own option ROM, this is an essential requirement. Below is a general guide but for more specific compatibility information see our monster M.2 compatibility guide, or contact us if you want to check compatibility in your system.

  • Most Z97-based motherboards. Note, some boards have just 2x PCIe lanes on the M.2 socket. Check your system documentation as 4x PCIe lanes are required for maximum performance). In addition, there are a limited number of PCIe lanes available on Z97 systems (maximum 16), so you should consider this when installing a PCIe m.2 SSD, as it will consume some PCIe lanes and limit the number available to your GPU(s).
  • All X99-based motherboards. Check your system documentation for any required M.2 socket switch changes, as 4x PCIe lanes are required for maximum performance
  • All Z170-based motherboards, with some boards even supporting 3 M.2 sockets that can be configured to have multiple M.2 SSD's in RAID. Note, like Z97 systems, there are a limited number of PCIe lanes available on Z170 motherboards. Some references say maximum 16 lanes, other say 20. Some of these lanes are used when M.2 PCIe lanes are installed in the system, which limits the number of PCIe lanes available for a discrete GPU.
  • All 2006-2010 classic model Mac Pro computers (when combined with a standard PCIe adapter)
  • New generation i7 model Intel NUC®
  • Many new generation laptops
  • **NOTE** - the SM951 is not compatible in any Apple MacBook, MacBook Pro, iMac, Mac Mini, or the current 'cylindrical' model Mac Pro.
  • Please refer to our monster M.2 compatibility guide for the latest information!

Key Features

  • Extreme performance - up to 2150/1500 sequential read/write data transfer rates
  • PCIe 3.0 device, backwards compatible with PCIe 2.0
  • Small M.2 form factor plugs straight into your PCIe-based M.2 socket with no additional cables required

What's in the Box

  • Bare SSD, enclosed in an anti-static bag, custom foam padding and custom box especially made for RamCity to package the XP941/SM951

Warranty

  • 3 year warranty.
  • The Samsung SM951 is an OEM product and the 3-year warranty is not provided to the consumer, rather to us as the systems integrator. For any warranty or support enquiries, please contact RamCity directly.

Samsung Electronics

Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. is a South Korean multinational electronics company headquartered in Suwon, South Korea. It is the flagship subsidiary of the Samsung Group, amounting to 70% of the group's revenue in 2012, and has been the world's largest information technology company by revenues since 2009. Samsung Electronics has assembly plants and sales networks in 80 countries and employs around 370,000 people.

In July 2017, Samsung Electronics overtook Intel as the largest semiconductor chip maker in the world.


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We have one of the most generous and hassle-free returns policies in the industry, but wait, did you know that most of the memory modules and SSD's returned to us are not actually defective? These simple troubleshooting solutions help most of our customers solve any problems they run in to.

Types of Returns

Returns generally fall into two categories. Select below the one that best suits your situation for more information:

Submitting a return request does not guarantee its acceptance and must be reviewed by our returns team before an RMA (Return Merchandise Authority) will be issued.


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Part # MZHPV128HDGM-00000
Size 128GB
Warranty 2 Yrs
Brand Samsung
Series SM951
MTBF 1.5M Hours
Condition New
Cache Size 512MB
Idle Average Power 0.8W or less
Active Average Power 6.5W
Random 4k Read Speed 90,000 IOPS
Random 4k Write Speed 70,000 IOPS
Sequential Read Speed 2000 MB/sec
Sequential Write Speed 600 MB/sec
Operating Temperature 0C to 70C
Pieces in Kit 1
Form Factor M.2 2280 Internal SSD
UPC / GTIN 6495273143006
Shipping Weight 0.0800kg
Length 80mm
Height 4mm
Width 22mm
Interface PCIe 3.0 x4, AHCI
Technology PCIe 3.0 x4

Fast SSD. Installed in a NUC5i3. No issues at all

By: Karthik Natarajan on 23 October 2015
Been almost a month with the SM951. Bought this for a NUC5i3 i was building for my bedroom pc connected to a TV. Is a really fast drive. Power on to win 10 screen in under 14 seconds. Coming from an SSD on my other pc shaves atleast 4-5 seconds on startup. Couldnt afford anything other than the 128gb version, prices shud drop over time and maybe the 256 gb versions become cheaper cos they are supposed to be faster. Setting up the M.2 in the NUC was a piece of cake. Followed the instructions on the Ramcity blog. Just download the win 10 iso. Use Rufus to create a UEFI boot with a GPT part. Installation of win 10 took less than 10 minutes. The NUC BIOS and driver updation from files downloaded previously on a flash drive took up most of the time. Ramcity was very helpful in the ordering stage, and their installation blogs were informative. The only issue i had was with their courier into India. DHL was not very good handling the import issues. Overall a great product if you want to go the M.2 way.
(5)

good

By: Peter John on 2 October 2015
put in a asus ws z97 motherboard boot no problems works great
(5)

Running well in Haswell I3 NUC (PCI-E 2.0 x4 M.2)

By: Dale Somerville on 12 September 2015
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(5)

Fast and responsive SSD

By: Phillip Morgan on 6 August 2015
Purchasing computer hardware is not just about price. We have to consider the intended use of the product, and the reputation and dependability of the manufacturer. I purchased the SM951 for my home Windows 2008 R2 server. With mechanical hard drives the system took 5 minutes to boot. With a Samsung 830 it took 60 seconds to boot. With the SM951 it boots in around 25 seconds. Definitely a solid step forward in speed! The SM951 has also proven to be highly responsive. Applications start and close quickly. The SM951 is installed on an ASRock Extreme6 motherboard. It was quick and easy to install and although the OS had to be reinstalled from scratch because of the requirement of UEFI boot, it was super fast and problem free. Samsung products have generally proven to be quite stable, at least in my experience. However, Samsung's customer Service could use some serious improvements. But since their products are dependable this is rarely an issue. RamCity's order processing and delivery was light speed. Price was reasonable for the product, and will probably drop over time. All in all the SM951 is a fast, reliable product and worth the cost. The only reason I didn't give this a 5/5 was because of the customer service issues at Samsung.
(4)

Very fast. No problems. Installed in ASRock Extrem

By: Damien Toman on 8 June 2015
Fast international delivery to New Zealand.
(5)

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