Samsung 970 EVO 500GB SSD

Samsung 970 EVO 500GB NVMe PCIe M.2 2280 (MZ-V7E500BW)

Samsung 970 EVO 500GB NVMe PCIe M.2 2280 (MZ-V7E500BW)

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  • Built with Samsung's industry leading V-NAND technology for reliable and superior performance
  • Read speeds up to 3,500MB/s* with a 5-year limited warranty and exceptional endurance up to 1,200 TBW* (* May vary by capacity)
  • Seamless cloning and file transfers with the Samsung Magician Software, the ideal SSD management solution for performance optimization and data security with automatic firmware updates
  • Samsung's Dynamic Thermal Guard reduces risk of overheating and minimizes performance drops
  • The NVMe interface (PCIe M.2 2280) offers enhanced bandwidth, low latency, and power efficiency, perfect for tech enthusiasts, high-end gamers, and 4K & 3D content designers

Specifications Overview

Model MZ-V7E500BW
Release Date May 2018

* First availability for purchase, it may not correspond to the actual market launch date.

Series 970 EVO
Capacity 500 GB
Interface PCIe Gen3 x4
Form Factor M.2-2280
SSD Controller Samsung Phoenix
NAND Flash Type V-NAND 3-bit MLC
Max Sequential Read Up to 3400 MB/s
Max Sequential Write Up to 2300 MB/s
MTBF 1,500,000 hours

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Across the board the new 970 Evo is not only better than the 960 Evo, but it also out-performs the 960 PRO in some important tests. More IOPS, quicker writing and the same TBW at the largest capacity. With the possible exception of the 970 Pro; this is...

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The Samsung 970 EVO NVMe SSD is so fast that a full Windows 10 Pro install including massive updates, 20+ drivers and 20GB of software took about an hour. It usually takes five or more.The Samsung 970 EVO NVMe (website here ) is a solid-state disk...

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Like a starter Pokemon, the Samsung 970 Evo has reached its full potential with its third evolution. Thanks to multiple improvements in the silicon, this drive is reads and writes faster than ever, can run for longer without overheating and is more...

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