Samsung's 980 NVMe SSD use PCIe M.2 3.0 x 4 expansion standard. Read below about this NVMe SSD on this site.
980 (250Gb) produced by Samsung is powered by Samsung Pablo controller. This NVMe SSD has DRAM HMB to keep a map of where data is located on the SSD. The 980 comes equipped with Samsung TLC memory. NVMe SSD besides, available in 3 capacities: 2 Tb, 1 Tb and 500 Gb volume sizes.
Performance and benchmarks
Samsung 980 use PCIe M.2 3.0 x 4 with maximum write speeds equals to 3000 Mbps, and maximum read speeds 3500 MB/s. 980 has IOPS 500000 on reading and 480000 on writing operations.
Endurance and warranty
Manufacturer give 5 years warranty that limited by endurance 150 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|
980 (250Gb) produced by Samsung support PCIe Gen3 that is undoubtedly slower than PCIe 4.0. The write speed is 3000 Mb/s, that is average value for this computer expansion bus standard. The Internal SSD provide possibility to write 150 TBW, that is not much against nearest competitors. When everything is weighed in the balance, Samsung 980 250Gb has more minuses and our editor highly do not recommend to have it.
- Good writing speed
- PCIe 3.0
- Writing speed
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