Samsung 970 EVO Plus 1Tb NVMe specifications

Posted on November 07, 2022 by Raymond Chen

Samsung's 970 EVO Plus works on PCIe M.2 3.0 x 4 computer expansion bus standard. More details about this SSD on this site.

Samsung 970 EVO Plus 1Tb NVMe specifications

Samsung's 1Tb 970 EVO Plus NVMe is powered by Samsung Phoenix. The NVMe SSD write a data location map on DRAM Samsung 512MB - 2GB LPDDR4 to run a games faster. The 970 EVO Plus comes equipped with Samsung MLC flash memory. NVMe SSD besides, available in three capacities: 2 Tb, 500 Gb and 250 Gb.

Performance and benchmarks

Drive use PCIe M.2 3.0 x 4 interface with write speeds 3300 Mbps, and maximum read speeds 3500 MB/s. 970 EVO Plus has IOPS 620000 on reading and 560000 on writing operations.

Endurance and warranty

Samsung provide 5-year warranty that limited by endurance 675 TBW. The 970 EVO Plus has 1.5 million hours MTBF.


Category Value
Capacity 1 Tb
Interface M.2 3.0 x 4
Controller Samsung Phoenix
Memory type Samsung MLC
DRAM Samsung 512MB - 2GB LPDDR4
Read speed (Mb/s) 3500
Write speed (Mb/s) 3300
Read IOPS 620000
Write IOPS 560000
Endurance (TBW) 675
MTBF (million hours) 1.5
Warranty (years) 5


970 EVO Plus (1Tb) produced by Samsung support PCIe Gen3 that is significantly slower than PCIe Gen4. The sequential write speed is 3300 Mb/s, that is faster than has most of rivals. The SSD has endurance 675 TBW, that is not very much against nearest rivals. Overall, Samsung 970 EVO Plus 1Tb is a well-balanced SSD.

+ Pros

  • Excellent writing speed
  • Capacity

- Cons

  • PCIe 3.0
  • Writing speed

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Video Review

Samsung 970 EVO Plus SSD Review


The Samsung 970 EVO Plus has Samsung 512MB - 2GB LPDDR4. Dynamic random-access memory (DRAM) makes storage faster, but also more expensive.

The Samsung 970 EVO Plus due to the low density of memory chips can run with no extra cooling systems. Some laptops or motherboards designed with additional cooling above and below the drive to enhance productivity during times of high loads.

The Samsung 970 EVO Plus has write speed 3300 Mb/s, read speed 3500 Mb/s. NVMe works on Samsung Phoenix controller and M.2 3.0 x 4 interface standard. The NAND flash memory type is Samsung MLC.
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