Quandt said today that the Samsung 990 PRO SSD 4TB will be available soon, with a price tag of AU$699 in Australia (currently about RMB 3,257), and a price tag of €340 in the eurozone (currently about RMB 2,662).
Samsung 990 PRO SSD introduction is as follows:
Samsung has adopted the new V-NAND technology and the newly introduced self-developed controller to provide ultra-high speeds in the PCIe 4.0 interface. The SSD delivers sequential read and write speeds of up to 7,450 MB/s and 6,900 MB/s, respectively, and random read and write speeds of up to 1,400K and 1,550K IOPS, respectively. 990 PRO delivers a 55% increase in random read and write performance compared to 980 PRO.
According to the report, Samsung 990 PRO adopts Samsung’s self-developed “PASCAL” master controller chip, 8nm low-power architecture, and Samsung’s seventh-generation V-NAND 3-bit MLC particles for flash memory. In addition, the SSD adopts TurboWrite2.0 technology, which significantly increases the SLC cache space, and the 2TB capacity version can reach up to 226GB. 990 PRO’s operating current is lowered to 2.2A, compared to the 980 PRO’s 2.9A. In terms of efficacy, the 990 PRO delivers up to 50% more performance per watt than the 980 PRO.
Currently, the Samsung 990 PRO SSD is RMB 769 for 1TB and RMB 1,149 for 2TB.