Always Evolving SSD
The ultimate in performance, upgraded. Faster than the 970 EVO, the 970 EVO Plus is powered by the latest V-NAND technology and firmware optimization. It maximizes the potential of NVMe® bandwidth for unbeatable computing. Comes in capacities of up to 1TB, with reliability of up to 600 TBW.
M.2 (2280) Form Factor
V-NAND reliability backed by up to 5 yr. warranty
3,500MB/s Seq. Read
3,200MB/s Seq. Write
Level up Performance
The 970 EVO Plus reaches sequential read/write speeds up to 3,500/3,300 MB/s, up to 53% faster than the 970 EVO. Powered by the latest V-NAND technology—which brings greater NAND performance and higher power efficiency—along with optimized firmware, a proven in-house controller, and Intelligent TurboWrite boost speed.
The next advancement in NVMe® SSDs. The 970 EVO Plus fits up to 1TB onto the compact M.2 (2280) form factor, greatly expanding storage capacity and saving space for other components. Samsung's innovative technology empowers you with the capacity to do more and accomplish more.
The new standard in sustainable performance. Get up to 600 TBW with a 5-year limited warranty for lasting performance. The 970 EVO Plus provides exceptional endurance powered by the latest V-NAND technology and Samsung's reputation for quality.
Achieve a new level of drive confidence. Samsung's advanced nickel-coated controller and heat spreader on the 970 EVO Plus enable superior heat dissipation. The Dynamic Thermal Guard automatically monitors and maintains optimal operating temperatures to minimize performance drops.
Samsung Magician Software
Unlock the full potential of 970 EVO Plus with Samsung Magician's advanced, yet intuitive optimization tools. Monitor drive health, optimize performance, protect valuable data, and receive important updates with Magician to ensure you're always getting the best performance out of your SSD.
Product Type - NVMe SSD
Storage Type - Internal
Interface - PCIe Gen 3.0 x 4, NVMe 1.3
Read/Write Speeds - 3,500/3,200 MB/s
Usage Application - Client PCs
Series - 970 EVO Plus
Application Consumer - Yes
Storage Capacity - 500GB (1GB=1 Billion byte by IDEMA) * Actual usable capacity may be less (due to formatting, partitioning, operating system, applications or otherwise)
Software - Management SW; Magician Software for SSD management
Warranty - 5-Year Limited Warranty or: 300 TBW Limited Warranty
Average Power Consumption (system level) - Average: 5.8 W * Maximum: 9 W (Burst mode) * Actual power consumption may vary depending on system hardware & configuration
Power consumption (Idle) - Max. 30 mW * Actual power consumption may vary depending on system hardware & configuration
Voltage - 3.3 V ± 5 % Allowable voltage
Reliability (MTBF) - 1.5 Million Hours Reliability (MTBF)
Sequential Read Speed - Up to 3,500 MB/s * Performance may vary based on system hardware & configuration
Sequential Write Speed - Up to 3,200 MB/s * Performance may vary based on system hardware & configuration
Random Read Speed - Random Read (4KB, QD32): Up to 480,000 IOPS; Random Read (4KB, QD1): Up to 19,000 IOPS * Performance may vary based on system hardware & configuration
Random Write Speed - Random Write (4KB, QD32): Up to 550,000 IOPS; Random Write (4KB, QD1): Up to 60,000 IOPS * Performance may vary based on system hardware & configuration
Controller - In-house
NAND Flash - Samsung V-NAND 3-bit MLC
Cache Memory - Samsung 512MB Low Power DDR4 SDRAM
Trim Support - Supported
AES Encryption - AES 256-bit Encryption (Class 0)TCG/Opal IEEE1667 (Encrypted drive)
Security - AES 256-bit Full Disk Encryption, TCG/Opal V2.0, Encrypted Drive (IEEE1667)
S.M.A.R.T. Support - Supported
GC (Garbage Collection) - Auto Garbage Collection Algorithm
WWN Support - Not supported
Device Sleep Mode Support - Yes
Temperature proof - Yes
NVMe - Yes
Gaming SSDs - Yes
Operating Temperature - 0 - 70 ? Operating Temperature
Shock - 1,500 G & 0.5 ms (Half sine)
Form Factor - M.2 (2280)
Weight & Dimensions
Dimensions (W x H x D) - 3.16" x 0.87" x 0.09"
Weight - 0.3 oz.