Samsung's 980 NVMe use PCIe M.2 3.0 x 4 interface. Read below about this NVMe SSD here.
980 (2Tb) produced by Samsung is powered by Samsung Pablo controller. The internal SSD write a data location map on Dynamic-Random Access Memory HMB to launch a programs without delays. The 980 comes equipped with Samsung TLC flash memory. Internal SSD is offered also in three capacities: 500 Gb, 250 Gb and 1 Tb volume sizes.
Performance and benchmarks
This NVMe use PCIe M.2 3.0 x 4 with read speeds 3500 MB/s, and sequential write speeds equals to 3000 MB/s. This model has input/output performance 480000 on writing and 500000 on reading operations.
Endurance and warranty
Manufacturer give 5 years warranty for this product limited by 488 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)||3000|
|MTBF (million hours)||1.5|
Samsung 980 2Tb support PCIe Gen3 that is undoubtedly slower than PCIe Gen4. The sequential write speed is 3000 Mb/s, that is okay for this expansion standard. The Samsung 980 provide possibility to write 488 TBW, that is bad in comparison with closest competitors. When everything is weighed in the balance, Samsung 980 2Tb is a well-balanced drive.
- Good writing speed
- PCIe 3.0
- Writing speed
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