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Samsung Demonstrates Gaming Benefits of the Samsung 970 Series at BlizzCon 2018


ANAHEIM, CA – November 2, 2018 – Samsung Electronics America, the official SSD partner of BlizzCon 2018, will be hosting Samsung Game Night featuring streamer and content creator John ‘Swifty’ Pyle in Anaheim, CA on November 2. This event is sponsored by Samsung partners and systems builders iBuyPower, Origin PC, CyberPower PC, NZXTand Xotic PC.

“As the PC gaming industry evolves and becomes even more innovative, SSDs must have the speed, power and durability of market-leading drives,” said Richard Leonarz, director of product marketing for Samsung Electronics America. “Samsung is proud to provide gamers and machine builders with top-quality storage options for their projects. Partners like iBuyPower, Origin PC, CyberPower PC, NZXT and Xotic PC are integral to our success in the gaming industry and their custom builds provide a new avenue to showcase the 970 EVO.”

Samsung brings several popular SSDs to the gaming industry, including the SATA interface 860 EVO and 860 PRO, as well as NVMe interface 970 EVO and 970 PRO. The Samsung 970 EVO is the second generation of Samsung’s 3-bit MLC NVMe SSDs for PC’s and is specially designed for tech-savvy gamers. Both the new Phoenix controller and Intelligent TurboWrite technology for the 970 EVO transform high-end gaming and streamline graphics intensive workflows. Combining exceptional endurance powered by the latest V-NAND technology, the 970 EVO is the new standard delivering a stunning sequential read/write performance of up to 3,500/2,500 MB/s respectively and a five-year limited warranty.

“We are thrilled about the opportunity to work side-by-side with Samsung, leveraging the relationship to enhance PC builds for gaming enthusiasts,” said Origin PC’s Community Leader, Alexis Rosell.  

During BlizzCon 2018, Samsung’s 970 EVO 2TB will be used in the PCs operated by gamers at the week-long event. The Samsung Game Night event will be held from 6 to 10 p.m. PST this evening at the House of Blues in Anaheim. The event will showcase the Samsung SSD portfolio, including the 970 EVO. To attend this event, please visit


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