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Samsung SSD 970 EVO 500GB

Price and performance details for the Samsung SSD 970 EVO 500GB can be found below. This is made using thousands of PerformanceTest benchmark results and is updated daily.

  • The first graph shows the relative performance of the Hard Drive compared to the 10 other common Hard Drives in terms of PassMark Disk Rating.
  • The 2nd graph shows the value for money, in terms of the Disk Rating per dollar.

Samsung SSD 970 EVO 500GB

Drive Size:  465.8 GB

Other names:  NVMe Samsung SSD 970, NVMe Samsung SSD 970 EVO 500GB, NVMe Samsung SSD 970 SCSI Disk Device, Samsung SSD 970 EVO 500GB

Drive First Benchmarked: 2018-05-03

Drive Rating/$Price: 245.89

Overall Rank:  349

Last Price Change:  $79.99 USD (2021-10-04)

Average Drive Rating
19669
Samples: 4309

Disk Test Suite Average Results for Samsung SSD 970 EVO 500GB

Sequential Read2,738 MBytes/Sec
Sequential Write1,570 MBytes/Sec
Random Seek Read Write (IOPS 32KQD20)1,150 MBytes/Sec
IOPS 4KQD178 MBytes/Sec
MerchantPricePurchase
Amazon.com$79.99 USDBuy Now!
NewEgg.com$111.99 USDBuy Now!
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Pricing History


Drive Rating Relative to Top 10 Common Drives
As of 22nd of October 2021 - Higher results represent better performance
Drive Average Disk Rating
Samsung SSD 980 PRO 1TB
33,552
Corsair Force MP600 1TB
30,623
Samsung SSD 980 PRO 500GB
30,395
Sabrent ROCKET 4.0 1TB
30,266
Gigabyte AORUS NVMe Gen4 M.2 1TB
30,206
Samsung SSD 970 EVO Plus 2TB
25,158
Force MP600
24,889
WD Black SN750 NVMe 1TB
24,481
Samsung SSD 970 EVO Plus 1TB
24,214
Samsung SSD 970 EVO 500GB
19,669
Drive Value (Drive Rating / $Price )
As of 22nd of October 2021 - Higher results represent better value
Drive Disk Rating / $Price
Samsung SSD 970 EVO 500GB
245.89
Force MP600
226.29
Gigabyte AORUS NVMe Gen4 M.2 1TB
188.80
WD Black SN750 NVMe 1TB
163.22
Corsair Force MP600 1TB
159.50
Samsung SSD 980 PRO 500GB
155.88
Samsung SSD 980 PRO 1TB
145.88
Samsung SSD 970 EVO Plus 1TB
111.08
Samsung SSD 970 EVO Plus 2TB
51.13
Sabrent ROCKET 4.0 1TB
0.00
Last 5 Baselines for Samsung SSD 970 EVO 500GB
Most recent listed first
Baseline Disk Rating
BL1459892 - Oct 21 2021
19029
BL1459882 - Oct 21 2021
18657
BL1459866 - Oct 21 2021
19872
BL1459763 - Oct 21 2021
26718
BL1459745 - Oct 21 2021
16033