Samsung MZ-V8P1T0B/AM 980 PRO Series 1TB NVMe Solid State Drive Review
Built with V-NAND 3-bit MLC Flash Technology
This Samsung MZ-V8P1T0B/AM 980 PRO Series 1TB NVMe Solid State Drive offers an M.2 2280 form factor and a PCIe 4.0 x4 / NVMe 1.3 interface to deliver sequential read speeds of up to 7000 MB/s and sequential write speeds of up to 5000 MB/s. Users will also have access to encryption via TCG/Opal 2.0 and MS eDrive, while a TBW (Total Bytes Written) rating of 600TB helps ensure a long operational life.
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.
Get sequential read speeds of up to 7000 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.
Samsung Magician Software
Unlock the full potential of the 980 PRO with Samsung Magician’s advanced, yet intuitive optimization tools. Monitor drive health, optimize performance, protect valuable data, and receive important updates with Magician to ensure you’re always getting the best performance out of your SSD.
MZ-V8P1T0B/AM Technical Specifications:
|SSD series||980 PRO|
|Product Type||Solid State Drive|
|Form Factor||M.2 2280|
|Flash Controller||Samsung Ellipsis|
|Sequential Write Speed||5000 MB/s|
|Sequential Read Speed||7000 MB/s|
|Drive Interface||PCI Express 3.0 x4|
MZ-V8P1T0B/AM Key Features:
- 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