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Current Price £149.99 July 16, 2024
Highest Price £149.99 July 3, 2024
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SAMSUNG 980 PRO SSD 2TB Internal Description

Desktop Grade Speed for Ultimate Performance

The SAMSUNG 980 PRO SSD 2TB PCIe NVMe Gen 4 Gaming M.2 Internal SSD Memory Card is the perfect match for demanding gamers and professionals seeking outstanding, high-speed performance. This drive utilizes the latest PCIe Gen 4.0 interface, equipped with an NVMe protocol and 5th-gen V-NAND technology. Each drive is designed to deliver extreme speeds and ample storage for the most resource-intensive applications. Not sacrificing performance for capacity, the 980 PRO is capable of sequential read and write speeds reaching up to 7GB/s and 5GB/s challenging the fastest PCIe Gen 3.0 drives on the market.

Impressive Endurance

The SAMSUNG 980 PRO PCIe NVMe Gen 4.0 Internal SSD features a hardware-based AES 256-bit encryption engine that’s backed by the company’s own secretive Dynamic Thermal Guard Technology. In addition, the 980 PRO comes with Total Capacity Loss Prevention (TCLP) for unwavering reliability. It’s no wonder this state-of-the-art Memory Card is backed by an impressive 10-year limited warranty.

Secured and Optimized Performance

The Samsung 980 Pro offers next-generation optimization thanks to its advanced LDPC ECC algorithm. It helps guard against possible data corruption of stored data because it doesn’t tolerate data errors like traditional BCH algorithms do, making the 980 Pro a great choice for data-heavy applications like 4K video editing or 3D game rendering.

Heat Dissipation with Dynamic Thermal Guard

The Samsung 980 PRO SSD provides reliable performance thanks to its Dynamic Thermal Guard technology. A surface mounted temperature sensor in this drive helps to detect sudden temperature variations and helps to maintain a balance between performance and protection.

Features:
– Superior sequential read/write performance and exceptional long-term reliability
– Up to double the performance speed compared to SATA technology
– Field-proven Samsung V-NAND Technology
– Hardware-based AES 256-bit encryption engine
– Dynamic Thermal Guard Technology
– Advanced LDPC ECC algorithm
– Total Capacity Loss Prevention
– 10-year limited warranty

SAMSUNG 980 PRO SSD 2TB Internal Specification

Hard Drive

‎2 TB Solid State Hard Drive

Brand

‎SAMSUNG

Series

‎2TB

Item model number

‎MZ-V8P2T0B

Hardware Platform

‎PC, laptop

Item Weight

‎0.29 ounces

Product Dimensions

‎0.87 x 3.15 x 0.94 inches

Item Dimensions LxWxH

‎0.87 x 3.15 x 0.94 inches

Color

Black

Flash Memory Size

‎2

Hard Drive Interface

‎NVMe

Manufacturer

‎Samsung

Country of Origin

‎Korea, Republic of

Is Discontinued By Manufacturer

‎No

Date First Available

‎January 26, 2021

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  1. Lucas

    Cumpre o que promete muito bem. Há uma boa diferença após atualização pelo Samsung Magician. E precisa ser feito num PC com porta nvme.

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  2. Deivison O’ Malley

    Embora o preço seja um pouco elevado, o produto oferece uma alta performance e segurança para atender com muita eficiência as demandas diárias.

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  3. Bryan

    I was surprised to read some of the reviews on this … Samsung is normally solid as a rock. I’ve used it routinely for my PC’s, I didn’t even think twice about it. When I went to write this review – that’s when I saw others with negative reviews about it.

    I read about the firmware failures. I’m not sure what years those were made… because I just did a review on every 970/980 SSD I own… none of them had bad firmware on it. If you’re using something like “Driver Easy” or whatnot to ensure you’re always running the latest drivers on the PC – it’s not an issue I think. It wasn’t for me. Every drive was already running the latest firmware and I’ve been buying 970 and 980 drives since 2019.

    In my experience, the NVME drives from Samsung are solid as a rock and perform flawlessly. That’s been the case with this one for my PS5. I put it in this past weekend and it fired up without issue. I didn’t even look at the year or place of origin for manufacture. It just struck me like every other 980 drive I’ve ever purchased except this one has a nice little aluminum/zinc heat sink on it that is Samsung branded (more on the heat sink in a minute – I’m not sure exactly what it does.)

    It went in without a hiccup. Granted – you have to know what you’re doing – but if you’ve built a PC before or have any kind of clue, this won’t be hard. Pop a side off, get out a screwdriver for PC builds, pop the expansion slot open, slot it, put it down again (there is a screw and a spacer in the PS5 already but you will need to move the post from the five to the three inch marker), and then close her up. Truly easy… takes like 10 minutes if you have a clue.

    The heatsink is low form factor/profile – so it fits like a glove. It’s not entirely clear to me how or why the heatsink is necessary. There’s no circulation in the little bay that the chip sits in – so it’s not clear to me how heat is being dissipated. Moreover, you don’t put any kind of thermal paste on anything, nor use a heat transfer foam liner like you will on some installs where there is a metal casing (like on a GPU).

    That said – everyone makes a BFD about having a heat sink because God forbid you don’t have one – the PS5 will explode or something… doubtful… but ok. So anyways… it slots right in, and you close up the lid on it, and it’s sitting in there happy as a clam. I honestly don’t know what the heat sink does. My SSD’s on my PC don’t have a heatsink and they rarely go above 45C or so… given the throttling happens at 80 degrees… I’d think you’d see case deformation on that PS5 case before you’d see your SSD smoking fire inside the little sealed area. And again, with that heat sink on – but no vent – not sure to me where the hell the heat is going other than into the sink which I suspect you’re just relying on the laws of thermodynamics to keep the chip at like 50-60 degrees C… because there is no venting.

    I fired mine up with zero difficulties after install.

    In terms of performance – there is no measurable performance between the NVME and the onboard memory on the console – which I suspect is probably also a Samsung NVME card. Speed and transfer seem comparable to onboard… and I even sent files back and forth between the SSD and the console memory… no hiccups.

    In short – 179 bucks for 2TB. Buy it. 10 minutes after opening the package… you’ll have triple the memory you have on your machine right now.

    I mean it’s a no-brainer…

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  4. AAM

    The Samsung 980 PRO SSD 2TB PCIe NVMe Gen 4 Gaming M.2 is a powerhouse storage solution designed to meet the demanding needs of gamers and high-performance users. With its cutting-edge technology, impressive capacity, and lightning-fast speeds, this SSD takes storage performance to new heights.

    One of the key highlights of the Samsung 980 PRO SSD is its blazing-fast read and write speeds. Leveraging PCIe 4.0 NVMe technology, it offers unrivaled performance, delivering lightning-quick data transfer rates that significantly reduce load times in games, applications, and file transfers. This SSD ensures smooth and responsive performance, allowing gamers to fully immerse themselves in their gaming experiences without any lag or delays.

    The generous 2TB capacity provides ample storage space for storing games, multimedia files, and other data-intensive applications. With such a high capacity, users can have a vast library of games and multimedia content readily accessible without worrying about running out of space. This makes the Samsung 980 PRO SSD a perfect choice for gamers, content creators, and power users who work with large files or require ample storage for their projects.

    Samsung is renowned for its quality and reliability, and the 980 PRO SSD is no exception. Built with advanced heat dissipation technology and robust endurance levels, this SSD ensures optimal performance and longevity, even during extended usage sessions. The drive’s thermal management system prevents overheating, maintaining consistent speeds and reliability over time.

    Installation and setup are seamless, thanks to the M.2 form factor and PCIe interface. The SSD can easily be installed in compatible motherboards or laptops, providing a hassle-free upgrade process. Samsung’s intuitive software, such as the Samsung Magician, allows users to monitor the drive’s health, optimize performance, and perform firmware updates effortlessly.

    While the Samsung 980 PRO SSD offers top-of-the-line performance, it’s important to note that it requires a compatible system to fully leverage its capabilities. Users should ensure that their motherboard or laptop supports PCIe 4.0 NVMe Gen 4 for maximum speed and performance. However, even when used with systems that support previous PCIe generations, the Samsung 980 PRO still offers considerable performance improvements over traditional SATA-based SSDs.

    In summary, the Samsung 980 PRO SSD 2TB PCIe NVMe Gen 4 Gaming M.2 sets a new standard for storage performance. With its lightning-fast speeds, generous capacity, and reliability, it caters to the needs of gamers, content creators, and power users alike. Investing in this SSD means enjoying accelerated load times, seamless multitasking, and the peace of mind that comes with Samsung’s trusted quality.

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  5. AnotherUser

    Been using Samsung for years. They are well known and stable.

    With this particular drive, there was a firmware issue that locked the drive from being usable. That has since been addressed. I used Samsung Magician to update the firmware upon installing, and found it was already running the latest.

    For people using this drive, definitely get a heatsink. Installing an aftermarket heatsink is very straightforward and takes only a few minutes. But Samsung also has a variant of this drive with a built in heatsink. When inserting into the board / enclosure, make sure to slide it in at a 30 degree angle. You’ll know it’s working when the contacts are moving down. There’s usually some friction, so using a bit of force is OK, but still being careful on not bending the pins.

    Samsung Magician recognized this drive immediately out of the gate, even before activating it in Windows. You’ll need to go to Window, Disk Utility and create a partition on this drive because it’ll be recognizable. The whole process takes ~30 seconds. I was able to transfer 500+ GB of data onto it upon install, and with the heatsink, it reached 57C. Idles around 45C.

    Final thoughts — if you’re looking at using it for an enclosure, then this drive is a bit of a waste, as most USB 3 Gen2 enclosures go only up to 10 gbps. The USB Gen 4 enclosures are much more expensive, but go up to 40 gbps, and still below the max speed of the drive. A cheaper, Gen 3 drive like the 970 Evo Plus would be a better choice if that’s your only use case. However, for PC or Playstation 5, this drive would be a good fit, especially as prices are coming down.

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  6. Deivison O’ Malley

    No teste pós instalação atingiu 6500 MB/s no ps5 ….. Muito bom pra executar jogos.

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  7. Cicero_Jr84

    Installed into NVMe slot of this tiny PC without trouble and works with Linux.

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  8. FABIO ANDRE GOBBI

    Muito bom

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