Samsung 980 PRO Review: 21 Ratings, Pros and Cons
4.4
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18 ratings

Samsung 980 PRO Review: 21 Ratings, Pros and Cons

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Check all the 21 reviews find on Hard Drive Samsung 980 PRO, with the 18 ratings, comments, pros & cons from the reviewers.
Theses reviews and tests from Hard Drive magazines and websites give 18 ratings, we get this average rating to this Samsung product : 4.4/5.

Samsung 980 PRO ratings

18 Ratings ranked from best to worst, green to good grades, red to bad, Average rating: 4.4/5 (87.28/100)
5/5Allround-PC
5/5TechPowerUp
5/5Android Central
4.9/5Chip.de
9.2/10GameScore.it
4.5/5PCWorld.com
4.5/5Camera Jabber
8.8/10Multiplayer.it
8.5/10AusGamers
4/5Windows Central
4/5IT Pro
4/5GamesRadar
4/5Club386
8/10Niche Gamer
8/10KitGuru
7.8/10Pokde.net
7.2/10SpazioGames
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Samsung 980 PRO review : With an average rating of 4.4/5, you can buy Samsung 980 PRO with your eyes closed (or almost). The opinions of the testers seem unanimous !


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Pros and cons for Samsung 980 PRO List of reviews and ratings

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5
5
Allround-PC

No "Pros & Cons" find for this reviewer.

reviewed at 22/09/2020 -[read the full review on Allround-PC]
5
5
TechPowerUp
Samsung 980 PRO reviewed by TechPowerUp
Review Samsung 980 PRO by TechPowerUp
Fantastic real-life performance
Outstanding sustained writes?best TLC SSD we ever tested
PCI-Express 4.0
DRAM cache
Very big SLC cache
Available in 4 TB variant
Compatible with Sony PlayStation 5
Five-year warranty
Compact form factor
Expensive
Thermal throttling, heatsink is too weak
reviewed at 17/11/2021 -[read the full review on TechPowerUp]
5
5
Android Central
Samsung 980 PRO reviewed by Android Central
Review Samsung 980 PRO by Android Central
Faster than the PS5 internal storage
Reliable performance
Easy to setup and use
1TB model is more affordable than the competition
2TB model is very pricey
Only 1TB and 2TB options
4.9
5
Chip.de

No "Pros & Cons" find for this reviewer.

[4.9/5] reviewed at 29/10/2020 -[read the full review on Chip.de]
[4.9/5] reviewed at 02/08/2022 -[read the full review on Chip.de]
9.2
10
GameScore.it
Samsung 980 PRO reviewed by GameScore.it
Review Samsung 980 PRO by GameScore.it
Excellent value for money.
"Perfect performance for combined use with the PS5 (even exceeding those recommended as a minimum)."
Be careful with updates!
4.5
5
PCWorld.com
Samsung 980 PRO reviewed by PCWorld.com
Review Samsung 980 PRO by PCWorld.com
7GBps reading and 5GBps writing via PCIe 4
Excellent performer with PCIe 3 as well
Top-tier pricing
Relatively low TBW rating
reviewed at 23/09/2020 -[read the full review on PCWorld.com]
4.5
5
Camera Jabber
Samsung 980 PRO reviewed by Camera Jabber
Review Samsung 980 PRO by Camera Jabber
Unbeatable speed
Future proof tech
Keeps cool under load
Very expensive for capacity
Some compatibility issues with Mac OS
8.8
10
Multiplayer.it
Samsung 980 PRO reviewed by Multiplayer.it
Review Samsung 980 PRO by Multiplayer.it
On PS5, it behaves like the latest SSDs
It has a much lower price than the competition
Maximum speeds are below average
8.5
10
AusGamers
Samsung 980 PRO reviewed by AusGamers
Review Samsung 980 PRO by AusGamers
Lives up to its namesake? Samsung?s great 980 Pro but with a heatsink
Small form-factor makes it great for PC and other devices too
Premium PS5 storage offering faster speeds than the internal drive
Pricey
reviewed at 27/04/2022 -[read the full review on AusGamers]
4
5
Windows Central
Samsung 980 PRO reviewed by Windows Central
Review Samsung 980 PRO by Windows Central
Insane performance
Attractive pricing
Great warranty
Choice of capacity
Gets warm
Limited functionality in Samsung Magician
PCIe 4.0 limited to only AMD X570 and B550 platform (performance limited on other systems)
4
5
IT Pro

No "Pros & Cons" find for this reviewer.

reviewed at 19/11/2021 -[read the full review on IT Pro]
4
5
GamesRadar
Samsung 980 PRO reviewed by GamesRadar
Review Samsung 980 PRO by GamesRadar
Competitive price
Sony PS5-compatible
Good all-round specs
Mediocre 4K random write performance
Stingy write endurance rating
reviewed at 17/02/2022 -[read the full review on GamesRadar]
4
5
Club386
Samsung 980 PRO reviewed by Club386
Review Samsung 980 PRO by Club386
Good value
Consistent performance
Intuitive software
Hardware encryption
Not the fastest
No 4TB option
reviewed at 26/04/2022 -[read the full review on Club386]
8
10
Niche Gamer
Samsung 980 PRO reviewed by Niche Gamer
Review Samsung 980 PRO by Niche Gamer
Heatsink is already attached
You can use the metal door provided by PlayStation with this drive
It's super fast
Only comes in a maximum size of 2TB
It's not quite as fast as competitors (but it's very close)
reviewed at 28/04/2022 -[read the full review on Niche Gamer]
8
10
KitGuru

No "Pros & Cons" find for this reviewer.

reviewed at 20/07/2022 -[read the full review on KitGuru]
7.8
10
Pokde.net
Samsung 980 PRO reviewed by Pokde.net
Review Samsung 980 PRO by Pokde.net
Excellent performance
Samsung Magician software included
Supports AES-256 bit hardware encryption
PS5-compatible
Good range of choices for storage capacity
Lengthy 5-year warranty
It can get rather hot
No heatsink included
Endurance rating could be better
Cost per GB is a bit on the higher side
reviewed at 20/04/2022 -[read the full review on Pokde.net]
7.2
10
SpazioGames

No "Pros & Cons" find for this reviewer.

reviewed at 09/06/2022 -[read the full review on SpazioGames]
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CowCotLand.com

No "Pros & Cons" find for this reviewer.

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Glitched

No "Pros & Cons" find for this reviewer.

reviewed at 03/06/2022 -[read the full review on Glitched]
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NotebookCheck

No "Pros & Cons" find for this reviewer.

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Samsung 980 PRO ratings

18 Ratings ranked from best to worst, green to good grades, red to bad, Average rating: 4.4/5.
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  5/5  Allround-PC  5/5  TechPowerUp  5/5  Android Central  4.9/5  Chip.de
  9.2/10  GameScore.it  4.5/5  PCWorld.com  4.5/5  Camera Jabber  8.8/10  Multiplayer.it
  8.5/10  AusGamers  4/5  Windows Central  4/5  IT Pro  4/5  GamesRadar
  4/5  Club386  8/10  Niche Gamer  8/10  KitGuru  7.8/10  Pokde.net
  7.2/10  SpazioGames
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