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Although its SSD 970 EVO and 970 Pro solid state drives are widely considered to be some of the best currently available for the PC, Samsung is at the ready with a brand new line of drives dubbed the SSD 970 EVO Plus. As its name suggests, the Samsung SSD 970 EVO Plus is similar to the original EVOs, but these new drives leverage Samsung’s latest TLC NAND flash memory. The firmware on these SSDs has been further optimized to increase performance as well, but they leverage the same controller and have similar amounts of DRAM on-board. We’ve got a table below comparing the 970 EVO Plus... Read more...
Late last month, Samsung announced its newest family of solid state drives, which include the 970 PRO and 970 EVO. As noted in our review, we were overall impressed with their strong performance across a wide range of workloads compared to the 960 PRO and 960 EVO and against what the competition offers. However, Samsung has thrown us a curveball by reducing prices across the board for both product families. Samsung has cut prices significantly on the on 970 PRO family, which was one of our only sticking points with the SSDs. The 970 EVO family sees less drastic price cuts, as these... Read more...
Samsung has been at the forefront of NVMe-based solid state storage essentially since the standard’s inception. The Samsung SSD 960 Pro and 960 EVO that were released all the way back in 2016 have been among the best performing, most sought after M.2 NVMe-based gumsticks available. It’s kind of hard to believe the 960 Pro and 960 EVO have been riding high for so long in such a rapidly advancing space, but it’s true. Samsung, however, is finally ready to supplant its popular drives with the brand-new – you guessed it – SSD 970 Pro and 970 EVO series that we’re... Read more...