Samsung 970 EVO 1TB NVMe SSD Review JReynolds .

Welcome to Myce’s review of the Samsung 970 EVO 1TB NVMe SSD (hereafter referred to as the Samsung 970 EVO).
The Samsung 970 EVO replaces the Samsung 960 EVO and it uses Samsung’s latest 64 layer V-NAND and a new Phoenix controller. Can it win back the performance advantage Samsung enjoyed for some time with its 960 EVO and 960 PRO drives? Please read on to find out.

Welcome to Myce’s review of the Samsung 970 EVO 1TB NVMe SSD (hereafter referred to as the Samsung 970 EVO).
The Samsung 970 EVO replaces the Samsung 960 EVO and it uses Samsung’s latest 64 layer V-NAND and a new Phoenix controller. Can it win back the performance advantage Samsung enjoyed for some time with its 960 EVO and 960 PRO drives? Please read on to find out.

Samsung 970 EVO 1TB NVMe SSD Review

Posted 25 June 2018 14:28 CET by Jeremy Reynolds

 

 

Review: Samsung 970 EVO 1TB

Reviewed by: J.Reynolds

Provided by:  Samsung

Firmware:  1B2Q

 

 

Introduction

Welcome to Myce’s review of the Samsung 970 EVO 1TB NVMe SSD (hereafter referred to as the Samsung 970 EVO).

The Samsung 970 EVO replaces the Samsung 960 EVO and it uses Samsung’s latest 64 layer V-NAND and a new Phoenix controller. Can it win back the performance advantage Samsung enjoyed for some time with its 960 EVO and 960 PRO drives? Please read on to find out.   

Packaging

To get started let’s have a look at the Samsung 970 EVO’s packaging –

 

 

 

 

Samsung’s latest and excellent Magician software supports the 970 EVO –

 

Market Positioning and Specification

This is how Samsung positions the 970 EVO –

 

Here is Samsung’s specification for the 970 EVO –

 


Now let’s head to the next page, to look at my approach to testing Client SSDs…..