Samsung 970 EVO Plus 500GB Review & Specs

Samsung 970 EVO Plus 500GB PCIe NVMe M.2 (MZ-V7S500B/AM)

Samsung 970 EVO Plus 500GB PCIe NVMe M.2 (MZ-V7S500B/AM)

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  • Specially designed for tech enthusiasts, hardcore gamers, and professionals who need unrivaled performance and superior reliability
  • Boasts exceptional endurance with up to 600 terabytes written
  • The 970 EVO Plus achieves random Write speeds up to 57% faster than the 970 EVO
  • Reliability (MTBF):1.5 Million Hours Reliability (MTBF)

Specifications Overview

  • MZ-V7S500B/AM
  • MZ-V7S500BW
Release Date February 2019

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

Series 970 EVO PLUS
Capacity 500GB
Interface M.2 (M)
Form Factor M.2-2280
SSD Controller Samsung Phoenix
NAND Flash Type V-NAND 3-bit MLC
Cache Samsung 512MB Low Power DDR4 SDRAM
Max Sequential Read Up to 3500 MB/s
Max Sequential Write Up to 3200 MB/s
MTBF 1,500,000 hours

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Critic Reviews


The Samsung 970 Evo Plus is faster and cheaper than the 970 Evo Pro, and easily one of the better performers in the low end of the market. The five-year warranty for the Evo Plus is also very nice to have.


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All good things come at a price, and at 25 Cents per GB this is not the cheapest TLC NAND series your money can get you, but it is among the fastest. Remember, the EVO PLUS series mostly offers improved write performance. We're taking an extra 500...

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