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Samsung 970 EVO 1TB M.2 NVMe PCIe SSD Review (Page 2)

By Jon Coulter from Apr 24, 2018 @ 9:00 CDT
TweakTown Rating: 99%Manufacturer: Samsung

Samsung 970 EVO 1TB M.2 PCIe NVMe SSD

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The 970 EVO ships in familiar looking packaging. There is an image of the enclosed SSD on the front. Capacity, model, and V-NAND architecture are advertised here.

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The back of the packaging advertises Samsung's new slogan and 5-year warranty.

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The drive is cradled in a thick plastic protective carrier.

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Included with the drive is a printed installation guide and warranty statement.

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The component side of the PCB has a manufacturer label covering the major components.

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The back of the PCB is devoid of components. This is where Samsung's exclusive copper infused thermal label is applied.

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Removing the manufacturer label reveals Samsung's nickel plated "Phoenix" five-core 8-channel NVMe controller, a 1024MB Samsung DDR4 package and two 512GB 64-layer V-NAND 3-bit flash packages.

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