This week Samsung announced a set of two new solid state drives, the Samsung 960 and the Samsung 960 Evo.

According to Samsung, these new SSDs are the world’s fastest M.2 NVMe-SSDs. They will be available with a range of storage sizes.

The EVO 960 will be available in sizes from 250GB up to 1TB. The Evo 960 Pro will be available in sizes up to 2TB.

Samsung explained more about it with the following:

The 960 PRO and 960 EVO SSDs redefine the personal computer performance, in part attributed to new controller which raises the bar of consumer SSD performance. The 960 PRO delivers peak sequential read and write transfer speeds of 3,500 MB/s and 2,100 MB/s, respectively, and random read and write IOPS of up to 440,000 and 360,000.1

On top of being the world’s fastest M.2 NVMe- SSD, the 960 PRO will also offer 2 terabyte (TB) capacity, which is the highest capacity commercially available for M.2 NVMe SSDs, along with 512GB and 1TB versions.2 The 960 PRO’s high density was made possible by Samsung V-NAND technology and the uniquely restructured package design. As user capacity demand trends continue to rise, the high-density 960 PRO capacities are poised to conveniently meet the needs of personal data and information storage. The 960 PRO promises additional reliability and endurance with the five-year limited warranty and up to 1.2 petabytes written (PBW), whichever occurs first, for the 2TB capacity.

You can read more about them at the source link below.

Source: Samsung

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