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Samsung SSD 970 EVO 250GB

The Samsung SSD 970 EVO 250 GB (MZ-V7E250BW) is a lower high end M.2 2280 NVMe SSD for Desktops and Laptops. It uses the Samsung Phoenix (S4LR020) Controller with 512 MB LPDDR4 Cache. Samsung specifies 3400 MB/s read and 1500 MB/s write performance and uses 64 Layer 3DNAND TLC from Samsung as memory chips. At the time of announcement in 2018 it was one of the fastest consumer SSDs on the market. The power consumption of the SSD is rated at 9 W (max.), 5.4W (usage), 0.03W (idle), and 0.005W (sleep).

Compared to the SSD 970 Pro, the Evo uses slower TLC memory and is specified with a slightly higher power consumption.

TypeSSD
SizeM.2 2280 inch
Size250 GB
Interface
Announced24.04.2018

Benchmarks

AS SSD - Score Total
min: 1780     avg: 2535.5     median: 2535 (34%)     max: 3291 MB/s
AS SSD - Score Write
min: 191     avg: 891.5     median: 891 (25%)     max: 1592 MB/s
AS SSD - Score Read
min: 1108     avg: 1130.5     median: 1130 (44%)     max: 1153 MB/s
AS SSD - Access Time Write *
min: 0     avg: 1.4     median: 1 (0%)     max: 2 MB/s
AS SSD - Access Time Read *
0.1 MB/s (0%)
AS SSD - 4K-64 Write
min: 145     avg: 740.2     median: 740 (24%)     max: 1334 MB/s
AS SSD - 4K-64 Read
min: 817     avg: 829.6     median: 829 (36%)     max: 841 MB/s
AS SSD - 4K Write
min: 1     avg: 56.9     median: 56 (0%)     max: 112 MB/s
AS SSD - 4K Read
min: 50     avg: 51.5     median: 51 (19%)     max: 52 MB/s
AS SSD - Seq Write
min: 435     avg: 942     median: 942 (23%)     max: 1448 MB/s
AS SSD - Seq Read
min: 2405     avg: 2497.3     median: 2497 (51%)     max: 2588 MB/s
CrystalDiskMark 3.0 - Write 4k QD32
267.7 MB/s (35%)
CrystalDiskMark 3.0 - Read 4k QD32
362 MB/s (38%)
CrystalDiskMark 3.0 - Write 4k
94.9 MB/s (37%)
CrystalDiskMark 3.0 - Read 4k
52.9 MB/s (1%)
CrystalDiskMark 3.0 - Write 512
1030 MB/s (24%)
CrystalDiskMark 3.0 - Read 512
554.6 MB/s (23%)
CrystalDiskMark 3.0 - Write Seq
1474 MB/s (35%)
CrystalDiskMark 3.0 - Read Seq
1358 MB/s (39%)
CrystalDiskMark 5.2 / 6 - Write 4K
min: 100     avg: 129.5     median: 129 (47%)     max: 158 MB/s
CrystalDiskMark 5.2 / 6 - Read 4K
min: 38     avg: 39.9     median: 39 (1%)     max: 41 MB/s
CrystalDiskMark 5.2 / 6 - Write Seq
min: 1420     avg: 1453.5     median: 1453 (34%)     max: 1487 MB/s
CrystalDiskMark 5.2 / 6 - Read Seq
min: 912     avg: 1109.9     median: 1109 (21%)     max: 1307 MB/s
CrystalDiskMark 5.2 / 6 - Write 4K Q32T1
min: 269     avg: 300.1     median: 300 (18%)     max: 330 MB/s
CrystalDiskMark 5.2 / 6 - Read 4K Q32T1
min: 353     avg: 388.7     median: 388 (25%)     max: 423 MB/s
CrystalDiskMark 5.2 / 6 - Write Seq Q32T1
min: 1533     avg: 1536.5     median: 1536 (36%)     max: 1540 MB/s
CrystalDiskMark 5.2 / 6 - Read Seq Q32T1
min: 3554     avg: 3555     median: 3555 (40%)     max: 3556 MB/s
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Klaus Hinum (Update: 2019-10- 9)