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Samsung 970 EVO PLUS M.2 NVMe SSD is ok

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I checked the firmware and it is updated to the latest version (2B2QEXM7) but it doesn't work the same.

What do you advise me to do?

Are you saying it is flashed but it still does not work? Maybe you could try flashing it again.
 
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I bought the 970 EVO. It came with the new firmware already installed, and it was unexpectedly rebooting. But, then I did what @kraetos10 said, System preferences->energy saver->disable 'put hard disks to sleep when possible'. The 970 EVO now works without problems.
a month later did you have any problem with this drive? I'm intended to buy one
 
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a month later did you have any problem with this drive? I'm intended to buy one

The 970 EVO was never a problem it was the 970 Evo Plus that had issues. I have a few of them and they work great. You can however, get a 500gb WD SN700 from WD directly for around $70 and a TB for $150. My windows VM runs on the Samsung and MacOS runs on the WD SN700.
 
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@Ennio1985 been running it for well over a year and 0 issues. I had the Evo Plus (the one with 'issues'). All I had to do was update the firmware and then disable the sleep in system pref and never had any issues. It's lighting fast, well worth the money.
 
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@Ennio1985 been running it for well over a year and 0 issues. I had the Evo Plus (the one with 'issues'). All I had to do was update the firmware and then disable the sleep in system pref and never had any issues. It's lighting fast, well worth the money.

I am not sure that your sleep issues have anything to do with the EVO Plus my system sleeps just fine and both my 970 Evo Plus drives were bought with the old firmware. I updated them both with the firmware from Samsung using a program called Rufas.
 
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@scottkendall you might be right - I've not tinkered with it since I got it working. What is Rufas? Is that a Mac app? I remember having to plug the evo into my windows box to update the firmware which isn't really something I have done since I did it the first time
 
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@scottkendall you might be right - I've not tinkered with it since I got it working. What is Rufas? Is that a Mac app? I remember having to plug the evo into my windows box to update the firmware which isn't really something I have done since I did it the first time

It is a Linux tool that makes firmware into a self-booting flasher so you do not need Windows or macOS.
 
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a month later did you have any problem with this drive? I'm intended to buy one

well, as I said earlier, I did the steps I mentioned and the reboot stuff disappear.Since I've been using it every day to work and no problems at all.
 
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The 970 EVO was never a problem it was the 970 Evo Plus that had issues. I have a few of them and they work great. You can however, get a 500gb WD SN700 from WD directly for around $70 and a TB for $150. My windows VM runs on the Samsung and MacOS runs on the WD SN700.
and sorry for ask the same how about you? the temperature between this 2 drives how diferents their are?
 
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