Samsung Reveals 980 SSD

Looks like some great stuff and a solid price.

Samsung introduced the 980 – the newest NVMe SSD that will deliver lightning quick speeds at a more accessible price point. The newest SSD is perfect for consumers that work with large files or run graphics-heavy games by providing solid performance, optimized efficiency and improved reliability.


980 features include:

  • Sequential read/write speeds of up to 3,500 and 3,000 MB/s, providing outstanding NVMe performance of PCIe 3.0 with DRAMless architecture


  • Newly upgraded Intelligent TurboWrite 2.0 that will offer a significant increase in performance sustainability


  • Power consumption is reduced by up to 36% and the power efficiency improved by up to 54% compared to the 970 EVO



Pricing is as follows:

  • 250GB – $49.99
  • 500 GB – $69.99
  • 1TB – $129.99