Samsung launched SSD based on the V-NAND (Vertical NAND) technology, this will be having almost 3 times than the basic SSD which is available in the market as of now.
The Samsung 950 PRO SSD is Samsung’s first consumer-ready Non-Volatile Memory Express (NVMe) M.2 form factor SSD with vertical NAND (V-NAND) technology; supporting the Peripheral Component Interconnect Express (PCIe) 3.0 interface. With the introduction of NVMe, the first protocol optimized for SSDs, users of the Samsung 950 PRO will benefit from improved performance and power saving which can help increase battery life and potentially reduce operating costs. The drive is ideal for professionals who want cutting-edge performance, higher bandwidth and lower latency from their high-end PCs and workstations, for projects such as computer-aided design, data analysis and engineering simulation. The compact M.2 2280 form factor ensures compatibility with next-generation desktop and mobile platforms that support the M.2 PCIe slot and interface.
The available storage capacity of the device are 256GB and 512GB. Regarding the reading and writing speed have look on the table below comparing the 256 and 512 GB variants.
It have a sequential read speed of almost 2.5GB/second and sequential write speed of 1.5GB/second while the 850 EVO delivers in sequential read (540MB/s) and write (520MB/s) speeds.
The device and data in inclement weather from 0 to 70 degrees Celsius. It can also withstand physical shock of up to 1500G/0.5ms and vibrations up to 20G
The 25Gb as well as 500 GB SSD comes with a 5 year warranty up to 200 terabytes written (TBW) for the 256GB and 400TBW for the 512GB
The Samsung 950 PRO SSD will be available from next month onwards. Price for the 256GB SSD will be $199.99 and 512 GB SSD is $349.99.
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