SSD 960 EVO NVMe M.2 500GB
NVMe Read/Write performance
V-NAND SSD ideal for high-performance PCs
3,200MB/s Seq. Read
1,800MB/s Seq. Write
About This Product
Discover the next advancement in SSD technology with our high-performance, highly reliable 960 EVO Series NVMe M.2 SSDs. Non-Volatile Memory Express (NVMe) with a new Polaris controller outperforms our SATA SSDs with exceptionally fast read/write speeds, and Samsung TurboWrite technology accelerates write speeds even further. Samsung's Magician software solution provides advanced functionality to manage, monitor and optimize drive performance.
Raise your performance expectations
Enhanced bandwidth beyond the SATA interface provided by the NVMe interface, combined with the new Polaris controller facilitates sequential Read/Write speeds up to 3,200 MB/s and 1,800 MB/s respectively. Plus, the new Intelligent TurboWrite technology accelerates write speeds even further.
Rest easy with solid reliability
The 960 EVO holds its own by boasting up to 200 TBW* for the 500GB capacity model and is backed by a 3-year limited warranty. Dynamic Thermal Guard prevents overheating, protecting your data and ensuring optimal performance.
Manage your drive like magic
The 960 EVO comes with the newly upgraded Magician—an advanced software solution for users to monitor, manage and maintain the drive. Magician provides personalized firmware checking and additional functions tailored for individual user's drives. It even updates the firmware automatically to make sure that the drive's performance stays up to date.
Features and specifications are subject to change without prior notification
PCIe 3.0 x4, NVMe 1.2
500 GB (1GB=1 Billionbyte by IDEMA)*
Sequential Read Speed
Up to 3,200 MB/sec**
Sequential Write Speed
Up to 1,800 MB/sec**
Random Read Speed
Random Read (4KB, QD32):
Up to 330,000 IOPS (Thread 4)**
Random Read (4KB, QD1):
Up to 14,000 IOPS (Thread 1)**
Random Write Speed
Random Write (4KB, QD32):
Up to 330,000 IOPS (Thread 4)**
Random Write (4KB, QD1):
Up to 50,000 IOPS (Thread 1)**
Samsung Polaris controller
AES 256-bit for User Data Encryption, TCG Opal
GC (Garbage Collection)
Auto Garbage Collection Algorithm
Device Sleep Mode Support
Power Consumption (W)
*Average: Typ. 5.4 Watts, Idle : 40mW *Actual power consumption may vary depending on system hardware & configuration
1.5 Million Hours Reliability (MTBF)
32ºF - 158ºF
1500G , duration 0.5m sec, 3 axis
Dimensions (W x D x H)
3.15" x 0.87" x 0.09"
Magician Software for SSD management
3 Year Limited Warranty or 200TBW Limited Warranty
12 User Reviews
"A bit pricey but its a little faster than the others. And it looks really good aesthetically sitting on the motherboard. I would recommend this to others"
humanbean May 12, 2017
"Intel's NVME drives pale in comparison to this guy. The drives are no longer bottle necking your system. Probably overkill for most people."
HughzUrDaddy June 14, 2017
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Features and specifications are subject to change without prior notification.
*Actual usable capacity may be less (due to formatting, partitioning, operating system, applications or otherwise)
**Performance may vary based on system hardware & configuration
***Actual power consumption may vary depending on system hardware & configuration
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