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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 inch
Size500 GB
Interface
Announced24.04.2018

Benchmarks

AS SSD - Copy Game MB/s
950.5 MB/s (51%)
AS SSD - Copy Program MB/s
363.4 MB/s (37%)
AS SSD - Copy ISO MB/s
2057.4 MB/s (63%)
AS SSD - Score Total
min: 3780     avg: 4382.3     median: 4666 (63%)     max: 4701 MB/s
AS SSD - Score Write
min: 1598     avg: 2011.7     median: 2200 (61%)     max: 2237 MB/s
AS SSD - Score Read
min: 1442     avg: 1571.7     median: 1612 (63%)     max: 1661 MB/s
AS SSD - Access Time Write *
0 MB/s (0%)
AS SSD - Access Time Read *
0.1 MB/s (0%)
AS SSD - 4K-64 Write
min: 1235     avg: 1655     median: 1835 (60%)     max: 1893 MB/s
AS SSD - 4K-64 Read
min: 1140     avg: 1257.7     median: 1293 (57%)     max: 1338 MB/s
AS SSD - 4K Write
min: 113     avg: 123.7     median: 125 (1%)     max: 131 MB/s
AS SSD - 4K Read
min: 52     avg: 53.9     median: 53 (20%)     max: 55 MB/s
AS SSD - Seq Write
min: 2300     avg: 2328.5     median: 2325 (57%)     max: 2359 MB/s
AS SSD - Seq Read
min: 2488     avg: 2601.2     median: 2630 (54%)     max: 2685 MB/s
CrystalDiskMark 3.0 - Write 4k QD32
555.4 MB/s (73%)
CrystalDiskMark 3.0 - Read 4k QD32
647.6 MB/s (68%)
CrystalDiskMark 3.0 - Write 4k
154.1 MB/s (60%)
CrystalDiskMark 3.0 - Read 4k
67.1 MB/s (1%)
CrystalDiskMark 3.0 - Write 512
1201 MB/s (29%)
CrystalDiskMark 3.0 - Read 512
861.6 MB/s (36%)
CrystalDiskMark 3.0 - Write Seq
1652 MB/s (39%)
CrystalDiskMark 3.0 - Read Seq
1910 MB/s (55%)
CrystalDiskMark 5.2 / 6 - Write 4K
min: 100     avg: 114.9     median: 113 (42%)     max: 130 MB/s
CrystalDiskMark 5.2 / 6 - Read 4K
min: 41     avg: 43.3     median: 43 (12%)     max: 44 MB/s
CrystalDiskMark 5.2 / 6 - Write Seq
min: 1187     avg: 1353.3     median: 1407 (33%)     max: 1466 MB/s
CrystalDiskMark 5.2 / 6 - Read Seq
min: 1190     avg: 1255.3     median: 1200 (23%)     max: 1376 MB/s
CrystalDiskMark 5.2 / 6 - Write 4K Q32T1
min: 279     avg: 297.4     median: 295 (17%)     max: 317 MB/s
CrystalDiskMark 5.2 / 6 - Read 4K Q32T1
min: 343     avg: 368.9     median: 376 (24%)     max: 386 MB/s
CrystalDiskMark 5.2 / 6 - Write Seq Q32T1
min: 2442     avg: 2483.3     median: 2498 (58%)     max: 2510 MB/s
CrystalDiskMark 5.2 / 6 - Read Seq Q32T1
min: 3524     avg: 3544.3     median: 3549 (40%)     max: 3560 MB/s
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Klaus Hinum (Update: 2019-10- 9)