We reviewed the Samsung 980 Pro late last year, and we really liked it. It got 4 stars and a Recommended badge. If you’re looking for an upgrade, you should get the 1TB version of the solid state drive because it’s down to an all-new low price of just $149.99 through Amazon today. This is actually a price match of Best Buy, where it’s on sale as part of the Deals of the Day, so it will jump back up to a normal price tomorrow. Grab it while you can. This is a huge discount considering the drive normally sells for around $190 or more, and previous deals we’ve shared only had it dropping as low as $180.
You can also save on the version with a heatsink. You might want to pay a little extra for that heatsink, which enables much better passive cooling on an SSD that tends to run rather hot. That can be pretty important if you’re using the 980 Pro in a small space like a laptop or a gaming console. Grab the 1TB SSD with a heatsink for just $199.99 at Amazon or Best Buy. That’s $20 off its regular price and a match for its lowest ever.
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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