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Samsung SSD 970 EVO 500GB

The Samsung SSD 970 EVO 500 GB (MZ-V7E500BW) 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
Capacity500 GB
Interface
Announced24.04.2018

Benchmarks

AS SSD - Copy Game
951 MB/s (16%)
AS SSD - Copy Program
363 MB/s (13%)
AS SSD - Copy ISO
2057 MB/s (56%)
AS SSD - Score Total
min: 3780     avg: 4382     median: 4666 (63%)     max: 4701 Points
AS SSD - Score Write
min: 1598     avg: 2012     median: 2200 (61%)     max: 2237 Points
AS SSD - Score Read
min: 1442     avg: 1572     median: 1612 (57%)     max: 1661 Points
AS SSD - Access Time Write *
min: 0.029     avg: 0     median: 0 (0%)     max: 0.033 ms
AS SSD - Access Time Read *
min: 0.041     avg: 0.1     median: 0 (0%)     max: 0.064 ms
AS SSD - 4K-64 Write
min: 1235.85     avg: 1655     median: 1835.9 (60%)     max: 1893.16 MB/s
AS SSD - 4K-64 Read
min: 1140.55     avg: 1258     median: 1293.7 (55%)     max: 1338.91 MB/s
AS SSD - 4K Write
min: 113.41     avg: 124     median: 125.8 (1%)     max: 131.9 MB/s
AS SSD - 4K Read
min: 52.55     avg: 53.9     median: 53.6 (20%)     max: 55.51 MB/s
AS SSD - Sequential Write
min: 2300.21     avg: 2328     median: 2325.5 (56%)     max: 2359.67 MB/s
AS SSD - Sequential Read
min: 2488.01     avg: 2601     median: 2630.2 (54%)     max: 2685.36 MB/s
CrystalDiskMark 3.0 - 4K QD32 Write
555 MB/s (73%)
CrystalDiskMark 3.0 - 4K QD32 Read
648 MB/s (68%)
CrystalDiskMark 3.0 - 4K Write
154 MB/s (17%)
CrystalDiskMark 3.0 - 4K Read
67.1 MB/s (1%)
CrystalDiskMark 3.0 - 512K Write
1201 MB/s (29%)
CrystalDiskMark 3.0 - 512K Read
862 MB/s (36%)
CrystalDiskMark 3.0 - Sequential Write
1652 MB/s (39%)
CrystalDiskMark 3.0 - Sequential Read
1910 MB/s (55%)
CrystalDiskMark 5.2 / 6 - CDM 5/6 Write 4K
min: 100.4     avg: 115     median: 113.5 (10%)     max: 130.9 MB/s
CrystalDiskMark 5.2 / 6 - CDM 5/6 Read 4K
min: 41.6     avg: 43.3     median: 43.5 (1%)     max: 44.66 MB/s
CrystalDiskMark 5.2 / 6 - CDM 5 Write Seq
min: 1187     avg: 1353     median: 1407 (33%)     max: 1466 MB/s
CrystalDiskMark 5.2 / 6 - CDM 5 Read Seq
min: 1190     avg: 1255     median: 1200 (22%)     max: 1376 MB/s
CrystalDiskMark 5.2 / 6 - CDM 5/6 Write 4K Q32T1
min: 279.3     avg: 297     median: 295.4 (17%)     max: 317.4 MB/s
CrystalDiskMark 5.2 / 6 - CDM 5/6 Read 4K Q32T1
min: 343.9     avg: 369     median: 376.8 (24%)     max: 386.1 MB/s
CrystalDiskMark 5.2 / 6 - CDM 5/6 Write Seq Q32T1
min: 2442     avg: 2483     median: 2498 (57%)     max: 2510 MB/s
CrystalDiskMark 5.2 / 6 - CDM 5/6 Read Seq Q32T1
min: 3524     avg: 3544     median: 3549 (39%)     max: 3560 MB/s
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Klaus Hinum (Update: 2019-10- 9)