Benchmarking Five ~$30 USD Solid-State Drives Under Ubuntu Linux
Written by Michael Larabel in Storage on 6 June 2019. Page 5 of 6. 26 Comments

And here's the numbers offering a wider comparison with some Western Digital HDDs tossed in as well as the premium Samsung 970 EVO Plus.

If you are still relying on HDDs, given the falling SSD prices, you may want to consider upgrading this year... Thankfully at Phoronix all of our HDD boxes are retired except for when pulling out hard drives for comparisons like this article.

The Samsung SM961 does stand up well compared to the much more expensive Samsung 970 EVO Plus at least in most of these Linux data benchmarks.

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