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Samsung 970 EVO NVMe SSD 500GB vs Crucial P5 SSD 250GB

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970 EVO NVMe SSD 500GB 500 GB
P5 SSD 250GB 256 GB
Difference: 244 (95%)

Random Read

970 EVO NVMe SSD 500GB 370000 IOPS
P5 SSD 250GB 210000 IOPS
Difference: 160000 (76%)

Random Write

970 EVO NVMe SSD 500GB 450000 IOPS
P5 SSD 250GB 355000 IOPS
Difference: 95000 (27%)

Sequential Read

970 EVO NVMe SSD 500GB 3400 MB/sec
P5 SSD 250GB 3400 MB/sec
Difference: 0 (0%)

Sequential Write

970 EVO NVMe SSD 500GB 2300 MB/sec
P5 SSD 250GB 1400 MB/sec
Difference: 900 (64%)


970 EVO NVMe SSD 500GB 300 TB
P5 SSD 250GB 150 TB
Difference: 150 (100%)


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Model 970 EVO NVMe SSD 500GB P5 SSD 250GB
Manufacturer Samsung Crucial
NAND Samsung V-NAND 3-bit MLC Micron 96L 3D TLC
Form Factor M.2 (2280) M.2 (2280)
Capacity 500 GB 256 GB
Cache N/A MB (N/A) MB
Sequential Read 3400 MB/s 3400 MB/s
Sequential Write 2300 MB/s 1400 MB/s
Random Read 370000 IOPS 210000 IOPS
Random Write 450000 IOPS 355000 IOPS
Interface NVMe 1.3 NVMe 1.3
Controller Samsung Phoenix Controller Micron in-house design
Date Released 2019 2020
Endurance 300 TB 150 TB
Notes 5-Year Limited Warranty 5-Year Warranty

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