Samsung SM951 NVMe M.2 PCIe 256GB SSD Review (Page 2)

| Jun 10, 2015 at 9:09 am CDT
Rating: 96%Manufacturer: Samsung

Samsung 256GB SM951 NVMe M.2 SSD

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The front half of the drive has a full-length manufacturers label affixed to it. The label lists the drive's capacity, model number, serial number and a warning that removing the label will void the drive's warranty.

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The back half of the drive is devoid of components.

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Here is the front half of the drive with the label removed. This side of the PCB houses both of the drives 128GB 16nm planar flash packages, tri-core UBX controller, and a single 512MB LPDDR DRAM package.

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Here is a close-in view of the drive's tri-core ARM-based UBX controller.

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Here is a close-in view of the drive's two 128GB synchronous 16nm flash packages.

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Finally, we have a shot of the drive's 4Gb (512MB) LPDDR DRAM package.

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