Samsung 980 500Gb NVMe tech specifications
Samsung's 980 NVMe use PCIe M.2 3.0 x 4 interface. More details about this SSD on our page.
Samsung's 500Gb 980 NVMe works on Samsung Pablo. The NVMe storing a data location map on DRAM HMB to run a games faster. The 980 comes equipped with Samsung TLC memory. Samsung 980 also available in 3 capacities: 2 Tb, 250 Gb and 1 Tb volume sizes.
Performance and benchmarks
Storage works on PCIe M.2 3.0 x 4 expansion standard with sequential write speeds equals to 3000 Mbps, and read speeds 3500 Mbps. It also has IOPS 480000 on writing and 500000 on reading operations.
Endurance and warranty
Samsung give 5 years of warranty that limited by endurance 263 Total Bytes Written. The 980 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 500Gb may work on PCIe 3.0 that is undoubtedly slower than PCIe 4. The sequential write speed is 3000 Mb/s, that is pretty good for this computer expansion bus standard. The NVMe SSD can write 263 TBW, that is not much compared to nearest rivals. On balance, Samsung 980 500Gb has more cons and we strongly do not recommend to spend money for it.
- Good writing speed
- PCIe 3.0
- Writing speed
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