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Upgraded my Samsung 970 500GB to new 1TB Wow

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Wow have prices come down on these M.2 NVMe drives.

About a year or 2 ago I bought a Samsung 970 EVO 500GB - NVMe PCIe M.2 2280 SSD (MZ-V7E500BW), which after a while I quickly filled up, looking around lately to upgrade to at least 1TB I found the prices have dropped quite a bit and I just purchased the Samsung (MZ-V7S1T0B/AM) 970 EVO Plus SSD 1TB - M.2 NVMe Interface Internal Solid State Drive with V-NAND Technology which is now $149 US.

https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B07MFZY2F2/?tag=tonymacx86com-20

I used clonezilla to do a byte by byte clone of the drive but unfortunately it doesn't resize your APFS system which after playing around with it for a few hours I was able to get the apfs to see and use the new space.

Here is a screen shot with the 500GB older version of the drive speeds.

DiskSpeedTest.png

Here are the newer drive results.
DiskSpeedTestnew.png


All seems to be running fine now on Catalina and I love the new right speeds!!

Just thought I would share my findings.
 
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Dude, what are your views after buying? Can you advice? I think to buy too
 
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Dude, what are your views after buying? Can you advice? I think to buy too
I would highly recommend this drive for my system it works great and over the 500gb version I had a year or so ago its super fast, I may buy another one since I have 2 slots. I do a lot of video editing so the speeds come in handy as you can see from the drive speed tests.
 
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