We reviewed the Samsung 980 Pro late last year, and we really liked it. It got 4 stars and a Recommended badge. Right now you can get one of its highest capacities on sale. The 980 Pro 1TB SSD has matched its lowest price ever and is down to $180.02 at Amazon. This is $20 off its regular price, and the only other time we saw it drop this low was a brief sale in March. Don’t expect this drop to last very long, either.
Save on the other capacities, too, while you’re at it. The 500GB version of the drive is down to $119.99, which is a $10 discount. The 2TB drive is on sale for $362.02. While that’s only about $8 less than what it has been selling for the last month, it’s as much as $68 off what the drive was going for in July.
In our review, Richard Devine said, “If you’re looking to build your PC with the best possible storage then you should always consider a Samsung SSD and the new 980 Pro is absolutely no exception. It has all the trademarks of other Samsung SSDs like incredible quality, intuitive software, and a great warranty backed up by one important party piece. The Samsung 980 Pro offers truly astonishing performance.”
Thanks to the PCIe 4.0 interface and NVMe technology, you get some of the fastest speeds yet on a Samsung SSD. It has read and write speeds up to 7,000 MB/s and 5,100 MB/s respectively. That’s crazy compared to where SSDs were at just a couple years ago. It’s also twice the data transfer rate of a PCIe 3.0 interface, although it is still compatible with that version if that’s what you got.
This is not a simple drive meant for casual people. It has Pro in the name for a reason. This should appeal to the extremely tech savvy, the hardcore gamer, and more. It has really high-performance bandwidth and throughput for heavy application use. There is also reliable thermal control with nickel coating to help manage the heat levels. It also has a heat spreader label for thermal control of the NAND chip.
Grab yours while you can because this price won’t last long.
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