Samsung launches 970 EVO Plus SSDs with improved performance and power efficiency

Samsung has launched its new Non-Volatile Memory Express (NVMe) SSD, Samsung 970 EVO Plus, that supports up to two terabytes of storage and made to handle PCs workload and workstations.

“The new 970 EVO Plus powered by Samsung’s latest fifth-generation V-NAND technology will now offer unrivaled performance in its class when taking on demanding tasks like 4K content editing, 3D modeling and simulation as well as heavy gaming.” said Samsung.

The 970 Plus delivers sequential read and write speeds of up to 3,500 megabytes per second (MB/s) and up to 3,300 MB/s, respectively. While the random speeds come in at up to 620,000 IOPS for read and up to 560,000 IOPS for write operations.

This new drive comes integrated with Samsung’s V-NAND chips with optimized firmware that can deliver improved performance and power efficiency compared to its predecessor.

The 970 EVO Plus comes in different memory sizes including the 250GB, 500GB, and 1TB capacity versions are now available for purchase worldwide, and the 2TB capacity will become available in April. These drive also get 5-year limited warranty or up to 1,200 terabytes written.

Manufacturer’s suggested retail prices start at $89.99. For more information, including warranty details, please visit or

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