Today, Samsung introduced the new 970 EVO Plus SSD. This is the newest enhancement in the company’s Non-Volatile Memory Express (NVMe) SSD portfolio. This is expected to provide a high-performance considering it has super-fast read and write speeds. The company claims that this would suffice for IT professionals, tech enthusiasts and gamers to handle intensive workload on their computer and workstations. Samsung has a history of finding solutions to technical barriers in SSD design and performance, and with this latest innovation they expect to extend another solution for consumers.
The 970 EVO Plus is powered by Samsung’s fifth generation V-NAND technology. The South-Korean tech giant claims that this would provide unrivalled performance in its class while managing tasks which consumes a lot of data. This can be 4K content editing, 3D modelling and simulation, heavy gaming etc.
Sukesh Jain, the senior vice president of IT and Mobile Enterprise Business, Samsung India said, “With our commitment to bring the best, Samsung has raised the bar higher with its latest 970 EVO Plus Solid State Drives for power users, up for demanding tasks like 4K content editing, 3D modeling and simulation as well as heavy gaming. This upgraded version promises faster performance, exceptional endurance, unparalleled reliability as well as increased power efficiency.”
The 970 EVO Plus comes in compact M.2 form factor with the help of PCIe Gen3x4 interface so, users can easily upgrade their PCs to this SSD. The warranty for this product is five-year and it provides up to 2TB of space. The 970 EVO Plus provides sequential reading of 3,500mbps and writes speed up to 3,300mbps. There is an in-built Samsung Magician software that is meant to simplify advanced drive management for users, too.
The 970 EVO Plus in 250GB, 500GB and 1TB can be bought at Rs 6,749, Rs 9359 and Rs 17,999 respectively. It will be available from February in India. However, there is another 2TB variant that will be available from April at a cost of Rs 35,999.