Samsung reveals high-capacity 960 Pro and 960 Evo SSDs

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Samsung has officially launched its cutting-edge 960 Pro and 960 Evo M.2 PCIe solid state drives, AnandTech reports.

Both next-generation SSDs feature notable performance gains over their predecessors, with the Samsung 960 Pro boasting a maximum storage capacity of 2TB.

The 960 Pro and 960 Evo use Samsung’s new Polaris controller as opposed to the UBX controller used by the company’s previous generation of solid state drives.

There is no currently no information available regarding South African release date or pricing.

Check out the specifications of the Samsung 960 Pro and 960 Evo below:

Samsung M.2 PCIe SSD Specifications
960 Pro 960 Evo
Form Factor M.2 2280 M.2 2280
Controller Samsung Polaris Samsung Polaris
Protocol NVMe NVMe
NAND Samsung 48-layer MLC V-NAND Samsung 48-layer MLC V-NAND
Capacity 512GB, 1TB, 2TB 250GB, 500GB, 1TB
Sequential Read 3,500MB/s 3,200MB/s
Sequential Write 2,100MB/s 1,900MB/s
Random Read 440k IOPS 380k IOPS
Random Write 360k IOPS 360k IOPS

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