Samsung 950 Pro NVMe M.2 SSD Review – NVMe for the masses

Samsung 950 Pro NVMe M.2 SSD Review – NVMe for the masses

These tests are very simple tests, but very important to
some users of SSD drives.

We simply started an application or game, and measured the
time taken for the application or game to fully load and start.

Application loading times


Adobe Fireworks CS3

Samsung 950 Pro NVMe M.2 SSD Review - NVMe for the masses

There is very little difference in tangible performance between
these SSDs. However, the Samsung 950 Pro M.2 NVMe SSD loaded this large application
in 3.24 seconds, and finished the test in first place.


Corel PaintShop Pro 12

Samsung 950 Pro NVMe M.2 SSD Review - NVMe for the masses

Again, I doubt anyone could tell difference from the fastest
to the slowest SSD, as they are all very close.

Games loading times


FAR CRY 2

Samsung 950 Pro NVMe M.2 SSD Review - NVMe for the masses

Once again the results are all very close, and I highly
doubt anyone could tell the difference between the fastest and slowest SSD in
this test.


F.E.A.R. 2

Samsung 950 Pro NVMe M.2 SSD Review - NVMe for the masses

It’s a dead heat in this test, with all the SSDs recording
the same loading time.

Summary

By now it’s is becoming very clear that the Samsung 950 Pro
M.2 NVMe SSD delivers outstanding performance, with its powerful SSD
controller, and low latency NVMe interface, ensuring it will perform extremely
well in the real world.

 

Now let’s head to the next page where we will see how the
Samsung 950 Pro M.2 NVMe SSD performs in PC Mark 8…..