Intel has announced the launch of the Intel® Optane™ SSD 900P Series, the first SSD for desktop PC and workstation users built on Intel® Optane™ technology.


The Intel® Optane™ SSD 900P Series delivers incredibly low latency and best-in-class random read and write performance at low queue depths – up to four times faster than competitive NAND-based SSDs.

The Intel® Optane™ SSD 900P Series is ideal for the most demanding storage workloads, including 3D rendering, complex simulations, fast game load times and more. Up to 22 times more endurance than other drives also gives the heaviest users peace of mind.

Model Name Intel® OptaneTM SSD 900P Series

Half Height Half Length Add-in-Card: 280GB and
2.5” X 15mm, Small Form Factor U.2: 280GB

Memory Media 3D XPointTM memory media
Bandwidth: Sustained
Sequential Reads/Writes1 Up to 2500/2000 MB/s
Read /Write Latency1 <10 μs /< 10 μs
Random I/O Operations per
Second: 4KB Random Reads /
Writes 1

Up to 550,000 / 500,000 IOPs

Interface PCIe* 3.0 X4, NVMe*
Form Factor, Height and Weight

68.9mm / 17.2mm / 168mm up to 230 grams
2.5” U.2
15mm / 70mm / 101mm / up to 140 grams
Life Expectancy 1.6million hours Mean Time Between Failures


Lifetime Endurance 10 Drive Writes per Day (DWPD)
Power Consumption Typical

Active Read – Average Power: 8W
Active Write – Average Power: 13W
Burst Power: 14W
Idle: 5W
Operating2 Temperature 0° C to 70° C
RoHS Compliance Meets the requirements of European Union (EU)

RoHS Compliance Directives

1 IOMeter Test and System Configurations: Intel® CoreTM i7-6950X @ 3.00GHz, Asus X99* motherboard,
NVIDIA Geforce* GTX1080, Chipset: Intel® INF, Memory: 64GB (4X16GB) DDR4-2400,
Microsoft Windows 10* Enterprise 64-bit, using Intel NVMe* driver

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By Harry