Samsung 960 EVO 250GB m.2 NVMe Solid State Drive

Price match guranteePrice match guarantee

We can price match this item if found elsewhere. Call us on:

0333 400 9500

Quoting product code: A73WW


Our delivery options

Free standard delivery (orders over £10)
3-5 working days 9am-5pm
Standard delivery (orders under £10)
3-5 working days 9am-5pm
Next day delivery
Mon - Fri, order by 6pm
From £5.99
Specific day/time delivery
Choose am / pm OR before 9am / 10.30am
From £5.99
Same day delivery with Shutl
Choose a 1 hour time slot
Prices vary

Specific options for this product are available in the checkout. Read more delivery information

About this product


  • 250GB of high speed system storage using M.2 PCIe x4 architecture
  • Offer a boost to your system load times with this M.2 NVMe solid state drive
  • Enjoy enhanced performance with Samsung TurboWrite technology

Product overview

• 250GB of high speed system storage using M.2 PCIe x4 architecture
• Offer a boost to your system load times with this M.2 NVMe solid state drive
• Enjoy enhanced performance with Samsung TurboWrite technology
• Third generation Samsung V-NAND technology
• Improved data bandwidth makes loading or retrieving data saved to the drive a breeze
• Featuring a new and improved Polaris controller for read speeds of up to 3,200MBps or write speeds of up to 1,500MBps
• Dynamic thermal protection keeps the M.2 unit cool and running at optimal efficiency
• Use Samsung Magician to easily manage and monitor the performance of the Samsung 960 EVO
• Three year manufacturer’s guarantee
• Model number: SSD-MZ-V6E250BW

How is this different from a standard SSD?
The Samsung 960 EVO SSD uses an M.2 connection to attach to your PC system motherboard or internal expansion card. The benefit of this new connection is the added ability for the SSD to use the PCIe bandwidth for faster speeds and better performance over standard SATA III solid state drives.

What are the M.2 SSD’s benefits?
The Samsung 960 M.2 EVO SSD has been designed with extreme performance and reliability in mind. Suitable for use with the latest motherboards which feature the M.2 NVMe slot, the Samsung Pro EVO can also be used in compatible laptop computers.

How fast can I transfer data on this SSD?
The Samsung 960 EVO M.2 NVMe solid state drive uses Samsung third generation V-NAND based storage system and TurboWrite technology to achieve extremely quick sequential transfer speeds of up to 3,200MBps write and 1,500MBps read speeds. This means that you’re not left hanging around while transferring large data files or loading system programs.

Keep your data safe
The Samsung 960 EVO series uses 256-bit hardware encryption to keep all of your stored files safe. This is the same durable security as featured on all Samsung SSDs, and 256-bit hardware based encryption keeps your stored data safe and is compatible with advanced security platforms.

Monitor and manage with the Samsung Magician
The Samsung 960 EVO can be used with the Samsung Magician to monitor and manage drive performance, customise your drive to suit your usage profiles and ensure that your SSD is running the latest firmware – keeping your SSD in tip top shape.

Rated 5 out of 5 by from 2nd fastest NVMe I bought this just over a week ago. What a fantastic piece of kit! This is currently the 2nd fastest NVMe SSD in the market place. You'll obviously need a motherboard with an NVMe slot and a UEFI bios. Although you can get a PCIE adapter unless you have a UEFI bios to set up the SSD as a gpt disk then you cannot boot from it. Windows 10 loads in seconds and benchmark software shows 3300 MB/s reads and 1500 MB/s writes. It is so much faster than a SATA 3 disk.
Date published: 2017-04-14
  • y_2017, m_12, d_13, h_21
  • bvseo_bulk, prod_bvrr, vn_bulk_2.0.3
  • cp_1, bvpage1
  • co_hasreviews, tv_0, tr_1
  • loc_en_GB, sid_A73WW, prod, sort_[SortEntry(order=RELEVANCE, direction=DESCENDING)]
  • clientName_maplin-en_gb





Operating Specifications

Storage Capacity:


Drive Form Factor:


Sequential Read Speed:


Sequential Write Speed:


Input / Output Per Second:

14,000 IOPS/50,000 IOPS




Technical Specifications

Cache Memory:


Power Specifications

Power Source:

Not supplied by manufacturer

Product Specifications

Backup Options:





Dimensions & Weight









3 years

would this drive be compatible with an asus z170-k motherboard?

Asked by: fbgoneton
Unfortunately, we are unable to guarantee full compatibility for this item, it would be best to check with Asus what support the motherboard has.
Answered by: Dominic
Date published: 2017-02-06
  • y_2017, m_12, d_13, h_21CST
  • bvseo_bulk, prod_bvqa, vn_bulk_2.0.3
  • cp_1, bvpage1
  • co_hasquestionsanswers, tq_1
  • loc_en_GB, sid_A73WW, prod, sort_[SortEntry(order=LAST_APPROVED_ANSWER_SUBMISSION_TIME, direction=DESCENDING)]
  • clientName_maplin-en_gb