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|Interface||PCIe Gen3 x4|
|SSD Controller||Samsung Phoenix|
|NAND Flash Type||64L V-NAND MLC|
|Cache||1GB LPDDR4 DRAM|
|Max Sequential Read||Up to 3500 MB/s|
|Max Sequential Write||Up to 2700 MB/s|
(Higher is better)
|Western Digital SN850 500GB (18th)||
|GIGABYTE AORUS NVMe Gen4 2TB (19th)||
|Sabrent 2TB Rocket NVMe 4.0 (20th)||
|Samsung 970 EVO Plus 2TB (22nd)||
|Samsung 980 PRO 500GB (22nd)||
|Corsair Force Series MP600 2TB (24th)||
|Corsair Force MP600 2TB (24th)||
|GIGABYTE AORUS NVMe Gen4 1TB (26th)||
|Crucial P5 Plus 500GB (21st)||
|Intel 670p 2TB (27th)||
|Samsung 970 PRO 1TB (27th)||
|Samsung 970 PRO 512GB (29th)||
|Sabrent 1TB Rocket NVMe 4.0 (30th)||
|Corsair Force Series MP600 1TB (31st)||
|Corsair Force MP600 1TB (31st)||
|Samsung 970 EVO Plus 1TB (33rd)||
|WD_BLACK SN770 250GB (34th)||
|HP EX950 2TB (35th)||
|Samsung 970 EVO 1TB (36th)||
|Samsung 970 EVO 2TB (37th)||
|Crucial P5 1TB (38th)||
Considering its class-leading performance, we understand exactly why the 970 Pro would command a premium and expect enthusiasts that want the best of the best will have no problem shelling out a few extra bucks.
This is the fastest M.2 NVMe SSD available to the end-user, as well as the priciest. Based on fast-writing MLC (2-bit) NAND, it's also long-lived. All things considered, it's the one you want if you have the wherewithal.
For your normal consumer, performance wise you're not going to notice any difference in between an EVO or PRO unless you precisely measure it in a synthetic manner. The main difference is the way the NAND cells are written, three bits per cell for the...