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128GB Samsung PM961 Polaris M.2 NVME £55.85 - flexxmemory
1 x Samsung PM961 Polaris 128GB M.2 NGFF PCIe Gen3 x4, NVME Solid state drive SSD, OEM (2280) (MZVLW128HEGR-00000) USE "FLEXX" for 2% off R/2800 MB/s W/600 MB/s also SM961 available for £68.59 … Read more
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I didn't find any drivers for my PM961 on the Samsung website but after a lot of searching I found this forum post:

win-raid.com/t29…tml

In the first post under bullet point "I" there is a list of Samsung NVMe Controller Drivers that a member has extracted.

Original Poster

@musicrab Yes that would apply subject to meetin business conditons
N.B Bt site lists as G4 where as HP list model as G3 i think typo also 4.2% topcashback btbusiness shop
ProBook 400\x09450 G3 - Y8A06ET\x09\x09£200.00\x0901/05/2017 – 31/05/2017

Edited by: "liammacca" 15th May

burnie2011

Can this be used to replace a hdd drive. Are the connections the same? … Can this be used to replace a hdd drive. Are the connections the same? Any help would be greatly appreciated.

So, would this work?

Buy this laptop for £400 https://www.businessdirect.bt.com/products/hp-probook-450-g4-intel-core-i3-7100u-4gb-500gb-15-6--win-10-pro-y8a06et-abu-CH2Q.html
Get £200 "tradeup" cashback via https://hp.tradeuptohp.com/gb/en/pages/tradein/qualifying
(the BT laptop code is Y8A06ET)

Insert the M.2 into the laptop; image the existing C: drive to M.2 using your favorite free imaging software; take out the hard drive OR change the boot order to start with the M.2 drive. A fast laptop with reasonable storage for about £255.

Here's a picture of the easily accessible hard drive/M.2 bay.

https://i0.wp.com/laptopmedia.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/12/IMG_20161116_151005.jpg

Edited by: "Musicrab" 12th May

stree

Yes, agreed..............but using the MS drivers.....................The … Yes, agreed..............but using the MS drivers.....................The Samsung drivers are a different beast........Here is an example......................The Win 10 driver figures are in brackets............Sequential Read (Q= 32,T= 1) : 2466.052 (1999) MB/sSequential Write (Q= 32,T= 1) : 1124.494 (1101) MB/sRandom Read 4KiB (Q= 32,T= 1) : 401.212 (93.25) MB/s [ 97952.1 IOPS]Random Write 4KiB (Q= 32,T= 1) : 369.145 (67.88) MB/s [ 90123.3 IOPS]Sequential Read (T= 1) : 1092.522 (1040) MB/sSequential Write (T= 1) : 1111.216 (1029) MB/sRandom Read 4KiB (Q= 1,T= 1) : 35.633 (22.59) MB/s [ 8699.5 IOPS]Random Write 4KiB (Q= 1,T= 1) : 179.585 (54.60) MB/s [ 43844.0 IOPS]The 961 drivers can be found on the Samsung site under enterprise.NVME divers.................



Thanks for this, I'm happy with performance with MS drivers but a speed improvement is always good will check out enterprise.NVME drivers

GwanGy

BURNIE :yes no .. you need an m.2 connector, v recent mobo/laptop.. 128gb … BURNIE :yes no .. you need an m.2 connector, v recent mobo/laptop.. 128gb is barely enough for os and working programs


Thankyou.
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SAMSUNG SM961 POLARIS 256GB M.2-2280 PCI-E 3.0 X 4 NVME SOLID STATE DRIVE SSD £105.99 @ Flexxmemory
on scan.co.uk 137.99 on overclockers.co.uk 179.99 keep in mind ... (No stock at the moment, but we take preorders.Expected item arrival date is 26th Sep 2016)... add extra 3% off with FLEXX at chec… Read more
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dont bother buying these drives as you will feel 0% increase in performance over ssds

Dihi

What's the difference between this and the scanfx one … What's the difference between this and the scanfx one here?https://www.scan.co.uk/products/256gb-scanfx-nvme-mlc-v-nand-m2-ssd-pcie-30-x4-read-3100-mb-sec-write-1400-mb-sec-330k-iops-oemBoth appear to be oem versions if the drive. Just interested if anyone knows if they'd end up being the same thing. Price is similar but I'd prefer Scan as a retailer.Thoughts?



It's the same thing, Scan just brand OEM stuff as Scanfx. Look on the pic on scan's site, it says Samsung

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scan fx? newer heard

What's the difference between this and the scanfx one here?

https://www.scan.co.uk/products/256gb-scanfx-nvme-mlc-v-nand-m2-ssd-pcie-30-x4-read-3100-mb-sec-write-1400-mb-sec-330k-iops-oem

Both appear to be oem versions if the drive. Just interested if anyone knows if they'd end up being the same thing. Price is similar but I'd prefer Scan as a retailer.

Thoughts?

PC Adapter (without cooling) >

https://www.amazon.co.uk/ADAPTER-950Pro-Cooling-version-full-height/dp/B01GDMFSSC/ref=sr_1_5?s=computers&ie=UTF8&qid=1473797784&sr=1-5&keywords=sm961

PC Adapter (With cooling) >

amazon.co.uk/gp/…-21
Edited by: "fishmaster" 13th Sep 2016

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