Samsung 980 PRO Series MZ-V8P500B/AM 500GB NVMe SSD Review

Samsung 980 PRO Series MZ-V8P500BAM 500GB NVMe SSD Review

Built for next-level computing

This Samsung 980 PRO Series MZ-V8P500B/AM 500GB NVMe Solid State Drive is built with V-NAND 3-bit MLC flash technology and Elpsis controller. The SSD is featuring M.2 2280 form factor and a PCIe 4.0 x4 / NVMe 1.3 interface to deliver sequential read speeds of up to 6900 MB/s and sequential write speeds of up to 5000 MB/s.

Next-Level SSD Performance

Unleash the power of the Samsung 980 PRO PCIe 4.0 NVMe SSD for next-level computing. The 980 PRO delivers up to 2x the data transfer rate of PCIe 3.0, while maintaining compatibility with PCIe 3.0.

Samsung 980 PRO Series MZ-V8P500BAM 500GB NVMe Solid State Drive

Maximum Speed

Get sequential read speeds of up to 6900 and sequential write speeds of up to 5000 with the 980 PRO and push the limits of what SSDs can do. Powered by the Elpsis controller designed to harmonize the flash memory components and the interface for improved speed, with a PCIe 4.0 interface that’s up to twice as fast as PCIe 3.0 SSDs and up to twelve times as fast as Samsung SATA SSDs, so every component of this NVMe SSD is manufactured by Samsung for lasting performance.

A Winning Combination

Designed for hardcore gamers and tech-savvy users, the 980 PRO offers high-performance bandwidth and throughput for heavy-duty applications in gaming, graphics, data analytics, and more. It’s fast at loading games, so you can play more and wait less.

Efficient M.2 SSD

The 980 PRO comes in a compact M.2 2280 form factor, which can be easily plugged into desktops and laptops. Due to its size and optimized power efficiency, it’s ideal for building high-performance computing systems.

Reliable Thermal Control

High-performance SSDs usually require high-performance thermal control. To ensure stable performance, the 980 PRO uses nickel coating to help manage the controller’s heat level and a heat spreader label to deliver effective thermal control of the NAND chip.

Smart Thermal Solution

Embedded with Samsung’s thermal control algorithm, the 980 PRO manages heat on its own to deliver durable and reliable performance, while minimizing performance fluctuations during extended usage.

MZ-V8P500B/AM Technical Specifications:

Manufacturer Samsung
Product Type Solid State Drive
Part Number MZ-V8P500B/AM
Form Factor M.2 2280
Storage Capacity 500 GB
Interface PCIe 3.0 x4
Sequential Read Speeds 5000 MB/s
Sequential Write Speeds 6900 MB/s
Drive Type SSD

MZ-V8P500B/AM Technical Specifications:

  • AES 256-Bit Encryption
  • Samsung Elpsis Controller
  • PCIe 4.0 x4 / NVMe 1.3 Interface
  • Samsung V-NAND Flash Technology
  • TCG/Opal 2.0, MS eDrive Encryption

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