Samsung's 960 Evo 500GB M.2 Stick
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.
Shedding Light on a Whole New Standard of Capacity and Performance
Samsung V-NAND technology overcomes the capacity limitations of traditional 2 Dimensional NAND technology with its revolutionary 3D vertical design architecture.
V-NAND also applies innovative Charge Trap Flash (CTF) technology which prevents data corruption caused by cell-to-cell interference. The synergy of both structural and material innovations leads to improved speed, power efficiency, and endurance.
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Rest Easy with Solid State Reliability
The 960 EVO holds its own by boasting up to 200 Terabytes Written 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 this 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.
Formatted capacity is less due to O/S formatting, partitioning, applications, etc.
|Form Factor||M.2 2280|
|Interface||NVMe 1.1, PCIe 3.0 x4|
|Sequential Bandwidth||Sequential Reads: Up to 3,200 MB/sec
Sequential Writes: Up to 1,800 MB/sec
|Random IOPS||4KB, QD32, Thread 4
Random Reads: Up to 330,000 IOPS
Random Writes: Up to 330,000 IOPS
4KB, QD1, Thread 1
|Controller||Samsung Polaris Controller|
|Encryption||AES 256-bit for User Data Encryption
TCG Opal Family Spec and eDrive(IEEE1667) to be supported by FW update
|Garbage Collection||Auto Garbage Collection Algorithm|
|Data Security||AES 256 bit Encryption (Class 0)
TCG / Opal, IEEE1667 (Encrypted Drive)
|Reliability||MTBF: 1.5 Million Hours|
|Temperature||Operating: 0 ~ 70° C|
|Shock||1,500G for 0.5ms (3 Axis)|
|Power||Idle: 1.2W (ASPT: Off)
Average: 5.4W Typical
|Dimensions||80.0 x 22.1 x 2.29mm|