Samsung 980 - 500GB PCIe NVMe 3.0 x4 3D MLC V-NAND Flash HMB-SLC Cache M.2 NGFF (2280) Solid State Drive - MZ-V8V500B/AM


Warranty5 Year Manufacturer Warranty
AvailabilityIn Stock
ManufacturerSamsung Corporation
SeriesSamsung 980 SSD NVMe Solid State Drives
UPC Code887276437200

Product Specs

Product Specs
Capacity500 GB
Cache Buffer64MB Host-Memory-Buffer (HMB) TurboWrite Dynamic SLC Caching
Flash TypeSamsung 3-bit 92-Layer MLC V-NAND Flash Memory (Multi-Level Cell)
ControllerSamsung Pablo 4-Channel Controller
Form FactorM.2 (2280) Single Sided
Interface SpeedPCI Express NVMe Generation 3.0 x4, NVMe 1.4 (4 Lanes)
Interface ConnectorM.2 NGFF (M Key)
Max Sequential Readup to 3,100 MB/sec (128KB Crystal Mark Disk)
Max Sequential Writeup to 2,600 MB/sec (128KB Crystal Mark Disk)
4K Random Readup to 400,000K IOPS (QD 32) / up to 17,000K IOPS (QD 1)
4K Random Writeup to 470,000K IOPS (QD 32) / up to 54,000K IOPS (QD 1)
SSD Endurance300 TBW (Total Bytes Written)
Life Expectancy1.5 Million Hours (MTBF Mean Time Between Failures)
Shock Resistance1,500G (Gravity), duration: 0.5ms, 3 axis
Ecc RecoveryAdvanced Hardware LDPC ECC Technology
EncryptionAES 256-bit Full Disk Encryption (FDE) TCG Opal v2.0, Encrypted Drive (IEEE 1667)
Rohs CompliantYes
Dimensions(L x W x H) 80.15mm x 22.15mm x 2.38mm
Power Consumption4.3W (AVG) Active Read / 4.2W (AVG) Active Write / 45mW Idle (ASPT on) / 5mW DEVSLP L1.2 mode
ClassificationEntry Level Drives

Key Features

  • Fast Start-Up, Loading and File Transfers
  • Shock and Vibration Resistant
  • PCIe NVMe Generation 3.0 SSD for Client PCs
  • Samsung 128-layer 3bit 3D MLC V-NAND Flash Memory
  • Samsung Pablo 4-Channel Controller
  • HMB Dynamic SLC Caching
  • Intelligent TurboWrite Technology
  • Auto Garbage Collection Technology
  • Advanced Hardware LDPC ECC Technology
  • Dynamic Thermal Guard (DTG) Technology
  • Wear Leveling Technology
  • Adaptive Thermal Throttling Technology
  • Trim Support Technology
  • Bad Block Management Technology
  • Samsung Data Migration Software Included
  • AES 256-bit Full Disk Encryption (FDE)
  • TCG OPAL v2.0, Encrypted Drive (IEEE1667)
  • Built for Laptops, Desktops, Workstations and All-in-One PCs

Upgrade to Impressive NVMe Speed

Harness your PC's potential with the 980. Whether you need a boost for gaming or a seamless workflow for heavy graphics, the 980 is a smart choice for outstanding SD performance and it's all backed by an NVMe interface and PCle Generation 3.0 technology.

  • Packed with Speed - Satisfy your need for speed with PCle NVMe Generation 3.0, using HMB technology' and NVMe interface for high efficiency. The 980 delivers value, without sacrificing sequential read/write speeds up to 3,500/3,000MB/s, over 6.2x the speed of SATA SSDs.
  • Keep Moving with Full Power Mode - Keep your SSD running at its peak with Full Power Mode, which drives continuous and consistent high performance. Enable through Samsung Magician software to keep your SSD in active mode with no latency, so you can instantly jump back into large intensive work files or graphics-heavy games.
  • Built for the Long Run - Keep your files safe with an SSD that's in it for the long haul. With up to 600 TBW and a 5-year limited warranty, the 980's optimized endurance comes with trusted reliability thanks to Samsung's in-house solutions, from the advanced controller to V-NAND and the latest firmware.
  • Reliable Thermal Control - High-performance SSDs usually require high-performance thermal control. To ensure stable performance, the 980 uses nickel coating to help manage the controller's heat level and a heat spreader label to deliver effective thermal control of the NAND chip.
  • Smart Thermal Solution - Embedded with Samsung's cutting-edge thermal control algorithm, 980 manages heat on its own to deliver durable and reliable performance, while minimizing performance fluctuations during extended usage.
  • World's No.1 Flash Memory Brand - Experience the performance and reliability that you can only get from the world's number one brand for flash memory since 2003. All firmware and components, including Samsung's world renowned DRAM and NAND, are produced in house, allowing end-to-end integration for quality you can trust.
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