Top SSD with 500 GB storage at a great price

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Fast SSD storage at a low price – that’s what you get from Amazon. The shipping giant offers an absolute top seller, the Samsung 970 EVO with 500 GB storage, particularly cheap. GIGA reveals for whom the storage bargain is really worthwhile.

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Update from August 06, 2020:

You are currently getting the M.2 SSD from Samsung cheaper again: Amazon has it Samsung 970 EVO with 500 GB Storage space briefly for only 77.89 euros. A look at the price comparison reveals that the PCIe SSD was last so cheap at the beginning of the year. Anyone on a good deal for that 500 GB variant has waited, can strike here.

Our assessment: If you want a high quality SSD in M.2 format, the Samsung 970 EVO is a very good choice. Although it has slightly lower write and read rates compared to the Plus model, it is one of the best options if you want to speed up your laptop or PC and have a compatible slot.

Samsung 970 EVO: PCIe SSD with top speed at a budget price

Attention bargain hunters! If you are looking for a fast and high-quality M.2 SSD with 1 TB storage space, you will find it on Amazon. The mail order company has a particularly attractive offer in stock for all Prime members and sells the Samsung 970 EVO with 1 TB of storage space at a low price 154.90 euros. We are still a little more than 30 euros away from the historical best price on Black Friday, but according to the current situation it is still a good deal.

Overview of the price trend of the Samsung EVO 970 (1 TB) last year (picture: Idealo.de)

The technical specifications of the Samsung 970 EVO in the overview:

model Samsung 970 EVO
capacity 1 TB
Max. Read / write rates 3,400 / 2,500 MB / s
Form factor M.2
interface PCI 3.0 x4
Buffer size 1 GB LPDDR4
design type intern
Storage technology TLC

Samsung 970 EVO: Who is it worth buying?

If you don’t want to compromise on the quality and speed of your SSD, the Samsung 970 EVO is very good advice. In direct comparison to the Plus model, the variant offered here offers slightly lower write and read rates, but this difference should only be noticed in everyday use in the rarest of cases.

Conclusion: The current range of the Samsung 970 EVO on Amazon is aimed at enthusiasts, but the price for the SSD is currently incredibly cheap. So if you are currently looking for a new M.2 SSD with high data transfer rates and value a long guarantee period of up to 5 years, you should buy the current offer at a price of 154.90 euros.

Anyone who still works with a normal HDD as a system disk and has a corresponding M.2 slot in the computer or laptop with NVMe support should definitely access it. Your system starts faster, programs open more snappily, and the entire system usually feels more responsive.

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