Samsung 970 EVO Plus MZ-V7S500B/AM 500 GB NVMe M.2 2280 SSD Review

Samsung 970 EVO Plus MZ-V7S500B-AM 500 GB NVMe M.2 2280 SSD Review

Built with V-NAND 3-bit MLC flash technology

This MZ-V7S500B/AM Samsung 970 EVO Plus 500 GB Internal Solid State Drive offers enhanced bandwidth, low latency, and power efficiency. Designed for tech enthusiasts, high-end gamers, and 4K & 3D content designers. The 970 EVO Plus SSD delivers sequential read speeds of up to 3500 MB/s, sequential write speeds of up to 3300 MB/s, an endurance of up to 300 TBW, up to 1.5 million hours MTBF, AES 256-bit encryption, and support for both SMART and TRIM.

Moreover, it has an M.2 2280 form factor, which is compatible with a wide range of devices, and utilizes the PCIe 3.0 x4 interface. Download Samsung’s Smart Magician software to track your drive’s health, performance, and install new updates, while Samsung’s Dynamic Thermal Guard helps reduce the risk overheating to minimized performance drops.

MZ-V7S500B-AM Samsung 970 EVO Plus 500 GB Internal Solid State Drive

Always Evolving SSD

Faster than the 970 EVO, the 970 EVO Plus is powered by the V-NAND technology and firmware optimization. It maximizes the potential of NVMe bandwidth for powerful computing with a reliability of 300 TBW.

Level Up Performance

The EVO 970 Plus reaches sequential read speeds of up to 3500 MB/s and sequential write speeds of up to 3300 MB/s.Powered by V-NAND technology, which improves NAND performance and delivers higher power efficiency, along with optimized firmware, a Phoenix controller, and Intelligent TurboWrite boost speed.

Design Flexibility

The 970 EVO Plus fits 500GB onto the compact M.2 2280 form factor, greatly expanding storage capacity and saving space for other components. Samsung’s technology empowers you with the capacity to do more and accomplish more.


Get up to 300 TBW with a limited 5-year limited for lasting performance. The 970 EVO Plus provides endurance powered by V-NAND technology and Samsung’s quality.


Samsung’s nickel-coated controller and heat spreader on the 970 EVO Plus enable improved heat dissipation. The Dynamic Thermal Guard automatically monitors and maintains proper operating temperatures to minimize performance drops.

Samsung Magician

The Samsung Magician software will help you keep an eye on your drive. A suite of user-friendly tools helps keep your drive up to date, monitor drive health and speed, and even boost performance.

MZ-V7S500B/AM Technical Specifications:

Manufacturer Samsung
SSD series 970 EVO Plus
Part Number MZ-V7S500B/AM
Product Type Solid State Drive
Form Factor M.2 2280
Storage Capacity 500 GB
Drive Type SSD
Sequential Write Speed 530 MB/s
Sequential  Read Speed 560 MB/s
Drive Interface PCIe 3.0 x4

MZ-V7S500B/AM Key Features:

  • Compact M.2 (2280) form factor
  • Dynamic Thermal Guard Monitoring
  • Flash Controller Samsung V-NAND 3-Bit MLC

Also Read:

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

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