Samsung's 970 EVO SSD use PCIe M.2 3.0 x 4 computer expansion bus standard. Detailed characteristics of this NVMe SSD here.
970 EVO (2Tb) produced by Samsung is powered by Samsung Phoenix. The 970 EVO comes equipped with Samsung TLC memory. SSD is offered also in 3 capacities: 1 Tb, 500 Gb and 250 Gb.
Performance and benchmarks
Storage use PCIe M.2 3.0 x 4 expansion standard with read speeds 3500 Mbps, and maximum write speeds equals to 2500 MB/s. 970 EVO has IOPS 450000 on writing and 500000 on reading operations.
Endurance and warranty
Samsung provide 5 years warranty period limited by 938 Total Bytes Written. As well it has 1.5 million hours MTBF.
|Interface||M.2 3.0 x 4|
|Memory type||Samsung TLC|
|Read speed (Mb/s)||3500|
|Write speed (Mb/s)||2500|
|MTBF (million hours)||1.5|
Samsung 970 EVO 2Tb support previous bus standard that is undoubtedly slower than PCIe 4. The maximum write speed is 2500 Mbps, that is average value for this expansion standard. The SSD can write 938 TBW, that is poor in comparison with competitors. Overall, Samsung 970 EVO 2Tb is a well-rounded drive.
- Good writing speed
- PCIe 3.0
- Writing speed
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