South Korean electronic giant, Samsung has churned out Samsung 960 Pro M.2 SSD at the Samsung SSD Global Submit 2016 that held in Seoul. Samsung 960 Pro M.2 SSD specs include third generation MLC V-VAND and Polaris controller and boasts sequential read up to 3,500MB / s, sequential write is up to 2,100MB / s, 4KB random read up to 440,000 IOPS and 4KB random write reaches a maximum 360,000 IOPS.
Samsung 960 Pro M.2 SSD is available in three storage capacities, 512GB / 1TB / 2TB. Being touted as the world’s fastest M.2 SSD, the Samsung 960 Pro M.2 SSD. There is a non-pro model as well and its capacity is limited to 250GB / 500GB / 1TB. Another SSD, Samsung 850 Evo was also released at the same event and it comes in M.2 as well as 2.5 inch form factors making it laptop friendly. So you can easily put it into your cheap SSD laptop and make it faster instantly. That is what a lot of people have been doing lately – they buy a cheap laptop and put SSD in it to make it faster and more usable than ever.
The Samsung 850 Evo SSD also makes use of 3bit MLC V-VAND and Polaris controller, corresponding to the NVMe 1.2. Sequential read up to 3,200MB / s, sequential write is up to 1,900MB / s, 4KB random read up to 380,000 IOPS, 4KB random write reaches a maximum 360,000 IOPS. Samsung 960 Pro and Samsung 960 only come in M.2 SSD form factors.
960 PRO and 960 EVO SSD price and release date for Japan will be revealed soon. Samsung 960 Pro M.2 SSD is now the world’s biggest capacity M.2 SSD drive so you will see a lot of small and ultra thin laptops including those ultrabooks having up to 2TB aka 2000GB solid state storage space.
September 22, 2016
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