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Samsung 960 Pro 2TB M.2 x4 SSD

Hard Drive

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Samsung's 960 Pro line of solid-state drives is their second generation of retail M.2 form factor SSDs. These drives run at a full PCI-Express 3.0 x4 speed, which provides lots bandwidth and results in performance that is several times what a SATA III based SSD can provide. This 2TB model has sequential read speeds of up to 3.5GB/s with write speeds up to 2.1GB/s.

Please note that some M.2 slots on motherboards only run at PCI-E x2 speed, rather than the x4 this SSD is capable of. In such cases, performance will be limited by the speed of the slot. These drives can also get hot during extended read / write operations - moving data in the hundreds of gigabytes range. That is an extreme scenario, and most users will never run into it, but if the drive does get too hot it will throttle down to prevent overheating. That will reduce performance by as much as 50% until it cools off, but even then performance is still well above what SATA-based SSDs offer.
Model: Samsung MZ-V6P2T0BW

Specifications:
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Capacity  2048 GB
Interface  PCIe 3.0 x4
Cache Size  2048 MB
Form Factor  M.2 2280
Idle Noise  0 dB
Seek Noise  0 dB
Endurance (TBW)  1200 TB
Peak Power Draw  5.8 Watts
Performance
Sequential Read  Up to 3,500 MB/s
Sequential Write  Up to 2,100 MB/s
Random 4KB Read  440,000 IOPS
Random 4KB Write  360,000 IOPS


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