Samsung has this week revealed the launch of a brand new SSD.

Called the Samsung 512-Gigabyte NVMe SSD, it measures just 20mm x 16mm x 1.5mm and weighs in at just about a gram.

Despite that small form factor, it still coems with a read speed of 1,500 MB/s and a write speed of around 900 MB/s.

Samsung explained moew with the following:

Samsung Electronics, the world leader in advanced memory technology, announced today that it has begun mass producing the industry’s first NVMe* PCIe solid state drive (SSD) in a single ball grid array (BGA) package, for use in next-generation PCs and ultra-slim notebook PCs. The new BGA NVMe SSD, named PM971-NVMe, features an extremely compact package that contains all essential SSD components including NAND flash memory, DRAM and controller while delivering outstanding performance.

“Samsung’s new BGA NVMe SSD triples the performance of a typical SATA SSD, in the smallest form factor available, with storage capacity reaching up to 512GB,” said Jung-bae Lee, senior vice president, Memory Product Planning & Application Engineering Team, Samsung Electronics. “The introduction of this small-scale SSD will help global PC companies to make timely launches of slimmer, more stylish computing devices, while offering consumers a more satisfactory computing environment.”

You can find out more details about the new Samsung 512-Gigabyte NVMe SSD over at Samsung at the link below.

Source: Samsung

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