In an official announcement, Samsung revealed that it has started the mass production of NVMe SSD of 512GB data storage capacity.
Smaller than a normal postage stamp, Samsung’s new SSDs will find use in the next-gen PCs and ultraportable laptops. This is the first of its kind NVMe PCIe SSD in a single ball grid array package. It comprises of 16 48-layer 256-gigabit V-NAND flash chips, a powerful controller, and one 20nm 4GB LPDDR4 mobile DRAM chip.
Talking about its physical specifications, the SSD weighs just 1 gram and measures around 20mm x 16mm x 1.5mm.
This revolutionary storage device will “triple the performance of a typical SATA SSD”, said Samsung’s Jung-bae Lee in a statement.
With the help of TurboWrite technology, you can get a read and write speeds of up to 1,500MBps and 900MBps respectively. This means that you can transfer a Full-HD movie in just 3-4 seconds.
“Later this year, Samsung plans to introduce more high-capacity and ultra-fast NVMe SSDs to meet increasing customer needs for improved performance and greater density,” Samsung said about its future plans.
Samsung will roll out this new PM971-NVMe SSD line-up in 128GB, 256GB, and 512GB storage options.
The South Korean tech giant aims to make these SSDs available to the customers next month.
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