The SSD that goes beyond

Experience the best. For intensive workloads on PCs and workstations, the 970 PRO gives utmost performance enabled by Samsung's NVMe™ SSD leadership.
The latest V-NAND technology and new Phoenix controller in a compact M.2 (2280) form factor surpass the demands of tech enthusiasts and professionals.

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Fearless Performance

Performance that puts you in command. The 970 PRO combines the next-gen PCIe Gen 3x4 NVMe interface with the latest V-NAND technology and a newly enhanced Phoenix controller to achieve fearless read/write speeds up to 3,500/2,700 MB/s*, approximately 30 percent faster than the previous generation.

Screenshot of racing game displayed on the laptop and 970 PRO is placed on the top of the keyboard with the gage icon; Sequential Reads up to 3,500 MB/s, Sequential Writes up to 2,700 MB/s

* Sequential and random performance measurements are based on IOmeter 1.1.0. Performance may vary based on the SSD's firmware version, system hardware and configuration.

* Test system configuration: Intel® Core i7-7700K CPU@4.2GHz, DDR4 2400MHz 32GB, OS-Window 10 Built 10240, Chipset-ASUS PRIME Z270-A

Exceptional Endurance

Get the ultimate sustainable performance. The 970 PRO delivers up to 1,200 TBW* with a 5-year limited warranty, achieving 50 percent greater endurance than the previous generation, all powered by the latest V-NAND technology.

* TBW: Terabytes Written
* Warrantied TBW for 970 PRO: 600 TBW for 512GB model, 1,200 TBW for 1TB model.
* 5-years or TBW, whichever comes first. For more information on the warranty, please find the enclosed warranty statement in the package.

970 PRO with arrows pointing up and down with the TBW icon; Up to 1,200 TBW

Unparalleled Reliability

Achieve a new level of drive confidence. Samsung’s advanced nickel-coated controller and heat spreader on the 970 PRO enable superior heat dissipation. The Dynamic Thermal Guard automatically monitors and maintains optimal operating temperatures to minimize performance drops.

970 PRO wrapped by the arrow pointing left and right with the Dynamic Thermal Guard icon

Samsung Magician

Advanced drive management made simple. 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.

Management software, Firmware update, Performance benchmark, Data security icons  with a image of a man looking at the monitor



SPECIFICATIONS

  • Form Factor
  • M.2
  • Capacity
  • 512 GB, 1,024 GB
  • Sequential Read Speed
  • Max. 3,500 MB/s
  • Sequential Write Speed
  • Max. 2,700 MB/s
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Model Code (Capacity)1)

  • MZ-V7P512BW (512 GB)

  • MZ-V7P1T0BW (1,024 GB)

General Feature

  • Application

    Client PCs

  • FORM FACTOR

    M.2 (2280)

  • INTERFACE

    PCIe Gen 3.0 x4, NVMe 1.3

  • DIMENSION (WxHxD)

    80.15 X 22.15 X 2.38 (mm)

  • WEIGHT

    Max. 8.0g

  • STORAGE MEMORY

    Samsung V-NAND 2-bit MLC

  • CONTROLLER

    Samsung Phoenix Controller

  • CACHE MEMORY

    512MB Low Power DDR4 SDRAM (512 GB)
    1GB Low Power DDR4 SDRAM (1,024 GB)

Special Feature

  • TRIM Support

    Yes

  • S.M.A.R.T Support

    Yes

  • GC (GARBAGE COLLECTION)

    Auto Garbage Collection Algorithm

  • ENCRYPTION SUPPORT

    AES 256-bit Encryption (Class 0), TCG/Opal, IEEE1667 (Encrypted drive)

  • WWN SUPPORT

    Not Supported

  • DEVICE SLEEP MODE SUPPORT

    Yes

Performance2)

  • SEQUENTIAL READ

    Up to 3,500 MB/s

  • SEQUENTIAL WRITE

    512 GB: Up to 2,300 MB/s
    1,024 GB: Up to 2,700 MB/s

  • RANDOM READ (4KB, QD32)

    512 GB: Up to 370,000 IOPS
    1,024 GB: Up to 500,000 IOPS

  • RANDOM WRITE (4KB, QD32)

    Up to 500,000 IOPS

  • RANDOM READ (4KB, QD1)

    Up to 15,000 IOPS

  • RANDOM WRITE (4KB, QD1)

    Up to 55,000 IOPS

Environment

  • AVERAGE POWER CONSUMPTION
    (System Level)3)

    512 GB: Average 5.2 W Maximum 8.5 W
    1,024 GB: Average 5.7 W Maximum 8.5 W
    (Burst mode)

  • POWER CONSUMPTION (IDLE)3)

    Max. 30mW

  • POWER CONSUMPTION (Device Sleep)

    Max. 5mW

  • ALLOWABLE VOLTAGE

    3.3 V ± 5 % Allowable voltage

  • RELIABILITY (MTBF)

    1.5 Million Hours Reliability

  • OPERATING TEMPERATURE

    0 - 70 ℃

  • Shock

    1,500 G & 0.5 ms (Half sine)

Accessories

  • INSTALLATION KIT

    N/A

Software

Warranty

  • MZ-V7P512BW (512 GB)

    5 Years or 600 TBW

  • MZ-V7P1T0BW (1,024 GB)

    5 Years or 1,200 TBW

  • 1) 1 GB=1 Billionbyte by IDEMA. Actual usable capacity may be less (due to formatting, partitioning, operating system, applications or otherwise).
  • 2) Performance may vary based on system hardware & configuration
  • 3) Actual power consumption may vary depending on system hardware & configuration

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