970 EVO Plus NVMe® M.2 SSD 500GB
Always Evolving SSD
The ultimate in performance, upgraded. Faster than the 970 EVO, the 970 EVO Plus is powered by the latest V-NAND technology and firmware optimization. It maximizes the potential of NVMe® bandwidth for unbeatable computing. Comes in capacities of up to 1TB, with reliability of up to 600 TBW.
Level up Performance
The 970 EVO Plus reaches sequential read/write speeds up to 3,500/3,300 MB/s, up to 53% faster than the 970 EVO. Powered by the latest V-NAND technology—which brings greater NAND performance and higher power efficiency—along with optimized firmware, a proven in-house controller, and Intelligent TurboWrite boost speed.
*Test system configuration: Intel Core i7-7700K CPU @4.2GHz, DDR4 2400MHz 32GB, OS-Windows 10 Built 10240, Chipset–ASUS PRIME Z270-A.
*Up to 53 percent performance increase for sequential write speed for 250GB version
The next advancement in NVMe® SSDs. The 970 EVO Plus fits up to 1TB onto the compact M.2 (2280) form factor, greatly expanding storage capacity and saving space for other components. Samsung's innovative technology empowers you with the capacity to do more and accomplish more.
The new standard in sustainable performance. Get up to 600 TBW with a 5-year limited warranty for lasting performance. The 970 EVO Plus provides exceptional endurance powered by the latest V-NAND technology and Samsung's reputation for quality.
*Warrantied TBW for 970 EVO Plus: 150 TBW for 250GB model, 300 TBW for 500GB model, 600 TBW for 1TB model, 1,200 TBW for 2TB model.
*5-years or TBW, whichever comes first. For more information on the warranty, please find the enclosed warranty statement in the package.
Achieve a new level of drive confidence. Samsung's advanced nickel-coated controller and heat spreader on the 970 EVO Plus enable superior heat dissipation. The Dynamic Thermal Guard automatically monitors and maintains optimal operating temperatures to minimize performance drops.
Unlock the full potential of 970 EVO Plus with Samsung Magician's advanced, yet intuitive optimization tools. Monitor drive health, optimize performance, protect valuable data, and receive important updates with Magician to ensure you're always getting the best performance out of your SSD.
PCIe Gen 3.0 x 4, NVMe 1.3
970 EVO Plus
500GB (1GB=1 Billion byte by IDEMA) * Actual usable capacity may be less (due to formatting, partitioning, operating system, applications or otherwise)
Up to 3,500 MB/s * Performance may vary based on system hardware & configuration
Up to 3,200 MB/s * Performance may vary based on system hardware & configuration
Random Read (4KB, QD32): Up to 480,000 IOPS; Random Read (4KB, QD1): Up to 19,000 IOPS * Performance may vary based on system hardware & configuration
Random Write (4KB, QD32): Up to 550,000 IOPS; Random Write (4KB, QD1): Up to 60,000 IOPS * Performance may vary based on system hardware & configuration
Samsung V-NAND 3-bit MLC
Samsung 512MB Low Power DDR4 SDRAM
AES 256-bit Encryption (Class 0)TCG/Opal IEEE1667 (Encrypted drive)
AES 256-bit Full Disk Encryption, TCG/Opal V2.0, Encrypted Drive (IEEE1667)
Auto Garbage Collection Algorithm
* Average: 5.8 W * Maximum: 9 W (Burst mode) * Actual power consumption may vary depending on system hardware & configuration
Max. 30 mW * Actual power consumption may vary depending on system hardware & configuration
3.3 V ± 5 % Allowable voltage
1.5 Million Hours Reliability (MTBF)
0 - 70 ℃ Operating Temperature
1,500 G & 0.5 ms (Half sine)
Dimensions (W x H x D)
3.16" x 0.87" x 0.09"
Magician Software for SSD management
5-Year Limited Warranty or: 300 TBW Limited Warranty