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Samsung Adds a Plus To The 970 EVO NVMe SSD

Published by Travis G

Samsung are unleashing an updated version of their 970 EVO by adding a plus, the drive includes Samsung’s newest generation of V-NAND which bring it an up to 57 percent increase in write speed.

Category 970 EVO Plus 970 EVO
Interface PCIe Gen 3.0 x4, NVMe 1.3 PCIe Gen 3.0 x4, NVMe 1.3
Form Factor M.2 (2280) M.2 (2280)
Storage Memory Samsung 9x-layer V-NAND 3-bit MLC Samsung 64-layer V-NAND 3-bit MLC
Controller Samsung Phoenix Controller Samsung Phoenix Controller
DRAM 2GB LPDDR4 DRAM (2TB)
1GB LPDDR4 DRAM (1TB)
512MB LPDDR4 DRAM (250 / 500GB)
2GB LPDDR4 DRAM (2TB)
1GB LPDDR4 DRAM (1TB)
512MB LPDDR4 DRAM (250 / 500GB)
Capacity5 2TB, 1TB, 500GB, 250GB 2TB, 1TB, 500GB, 250GB
Sequential Read / Write Speed Up to 3,500 / 3,300 MB/s Up to 3,500 / 2,500 MB/s
Random Read / Write Speed

(QD32)

Up to 620,000 / 560,000 IOPS Up to 500,000 / 480,000 IOPS
Management Software Samsung Magician Software Samsung Magician Software
Data Encryption Class 0 (AES 256), TCG/Opal v2.0, MS eDrive (IEEE1667) Class 0 (AES 256), TCG/Opal v2.0, MS eDrive (IEEE1667)
Total Bytes Written 1,200TB (2TB)
600TB (1TB)
300TB (500GB)
150TB (250GB)
1,200TB (2TB)
600TB (1TB)
300TB (500GB)
150TB (250GB)
Warranty6 Five-year Limited Warranty Five-year Limited Warranty


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