2TB version Samsung 980 Pro with 136 Layer (V-NAND v6) surfaces in webshops

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Samsung released its Samsung 980 Pro series in September last year, however only up to 1TB. Now a 2TB version has been spotted in etail.

Samsungs PCIe 4.0 SSDs dubbed the 980 Pro, are on that PCIe Gen 4.0 link, it achieves read speeds of up to 7 GB/s; as mentioned, the connection interface supports PCIe 4.0 x4, and the sequential access speed reaches up to 7,000 MB/s for reading and 5,000 MB/s for writing. IOPS are listed at 4K read/Write 1000k/1000k. The controller used is the Samsung Elpis (S4LV003) that utilizes 8 channels, next to a pSLC cache the unit has 2 GB of LPDDR4 DRAM. NAND is written as TLC and is based on the latest 136 Layer (V-NAND v6).

The new 2Tb version holds SKU code MZ-V8P2T0BW but is not yet listing at Samsung itself. The SSD should have a TBW value of at least 1,200 TB. Prices are indicating the 2TB version to cost anywhere from 400 to 500 EUR.


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