Samsung NVMe SSD 980 No DRAM Speed Up to 3.5GB/s

SSD 980 NVMe Samsung

Latest Samsung NVMe 980 SSD with speeds of up to 3.5GB / s - On March 10, 2021, Samsung for the first time introduced the NVMe 980 SSD without PCIe 3.0 DRAM which is claimed to accelerate the performance of SSDs at an affordable cost.

Terbaru SSD 980 NVMe Samsung Dengan Kecepatan Hingga 3.5GB/s
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By enhancing the excellent blend of speed, power efficiency and reliability, the SSD 980 is suitable for PC gamers to everyday use, said KyuYoung Lee, vice president of the Memory Brand Product Biz team at Samsung Electronics.

The read speed of the NVMe 980 SSD is up to 3,500 MB / s, while the write speed is up to 3,000 MB / s. The complete specifications of the SSD 980 NVMe are as follows.


SSD 980 NVMe specifications

The SSD 980 NVMe can be said to be the latest revolution from Samsung at high speed by eliminating DRAM. The detailed specifications of this Samsung SSD are as follows:

Interface  PCIe Gen.3.0 x4, NVMe 1.4
Type  M.2 (2280)
Capacity  1TB, 500GB, 250GB
Read Speed (tetap)   Up to 3.500 MB/s
Write Speed (tetap)  Up to 3.000 MB/s
Read Speed (acak)   Up to 500K IOPS
Write Speed (acak)   Up to 480K IOPS
Software Management  Samsung Magician
Data Encrypt
 Disk Full Encrypt AES 256-bit
TCG / Opal V2.0,
Drive Terenkripsi (IEEE1667)
Total Byte
600TBW (1TB)
300TBW (500 GB)
150TBW (250 GB) 
Warranty 5 Years


On the latest Samsung Magician, there is a Full Power Mode feature where when users use or process heavy files such as games and designs, this SSD will automatically work at peak performance so that it makes work without any problems.

When compared to the previous SSD 970 EVO series, the power efficiency of the SSD 980 increases by up to 56%.


The price of the 980 NVMe SSD

The price itself, reported on the Samsung page, ranges in value from $ 49.99 to $ 129.99. The details are as follows:

  • $ 49,99 for 250GB
  • $ 69,99 for 500GB
  • $ 129,99 for 1TB.
In addition, the Samsung 980 NVMe SSD is also available in a Pro version. As for the SSD 980 PRO speed up to 7GB / s which uses the Samsung custom Elpis Controller for PCIe 4.0 SSD.

For the SSD 980 Pro specifications, it can be seen on page 980 Pro.
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