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Samsung 990 Pro: This is a new SSD with speeds up to 7450 MB/s.

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Solid state drives are an important part of any desktop or laptop computer, so the companies that make them innovate from time to time. Over the past months we have had several important releases, and now Samsung had to introduce its new SSD, designed to compete with the highest-end devices..

The Samsung 990 Pro is a high-speed offering from the South Korean company aimed at the most demanding users. We’ll take a closer look at its specs and above all the price at which it will be released to the market, since these memory blocks usually don’t have a price tag that is affordable for all pockets.

Samsung has commented that there will be three versions of this new SSD and the difference between them will be storage. being the base 1 TB model and the most advanced 4 TB model; although there will be an intermediate model for 2 TB. The interface will be NVMe 2.0 PCIe Gen 4.0 x4, making it one of the most advanced on the market.

Samsung 990 PRO SSD
Interface PCIe Gen 4.0 x4, NVMe 2.0
shape factor M.2 (2280)
storage memory Samsung V-NAND 3-bit TLC
Controller Samsung proprietary driver
Ability 1 TB | 2 TB | 4 TB
AMD 1TB 1GB LPDDR4 | 2TB 2GB LPDDR4 | 4TB 4GB LPDDR4
Sequential read/write speed Up to 7450 MB/s, up to 6900 MB/s
Random read/write speed Up to 1,400,000 IOPS, up to 1,550,000 IOPS
Management software Samsung Magician Software
data encryption AES 256-bit Full Disk Encryption, TCG/Opal V2.0, Encrypted Disk (IEEE1667)
Total bytes written 1TB with 600TB | 2 TB with 1200 TB | 4 TB with 2400 TB
Guarantee Five Year Limited Warranty

At the format level, the design matches the M.2 SSD, so it’s compact and fairly small. The theoretical maximum read speed is up to 7450MB/s and the theoretical maximum write speed is up to 6900MB/s. with a cache that differs depending on the model.

The 1TB model has 1TB of cache, so this parity is repeated in the other two models. The total recording volume also depends on the selected model, 600 TB in the 1 TB model, up to 1200 TB in the 2 TB model and finally up to 2400 TB in the 4 TB model.

In terms of encryption, Samsung has integrated 256-bit encryption. On the energy efficiency level, Samsung commented on a 50% improvement over its predecessor.. Temperature management has also been improved with nickel plating and the inclusion of a heat dissipation element.

Samsung has announced pricing for these new SSDs, which will go on sale next year. The 1 TB model will cost 211.99 euros, the 2 TB model will cost 387.99 euros. and the latest 4TB model has a price that has yet to be announced on the market. We will be careful to include this data when Samsung releases it.

Source: Computer Hoy

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I am Bret Jackson, a professional journalist and author for Gadget Onus, where I specialize in writing about the gaming industry. With over 6 years of experience in my field, I have built up an extensive portfolio that ranges from reviews to interviews with top figures within the industry. My work has been featured on various news sites, providing readers with insightful analysis regarding the current state of gaming culture.

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