Samsung Electronics Singapore today announced that the 990 PRO SSD, high-performance NVMe SSD based on PCIe 4.0, will be available for sale starting this November. Delivering lightning-fast speeds and superior power efficiency, the new SSD is optimised for graphically demanding games and other intensive tasks including 3D rendering, 4K video editing and data analysis.
Featuring Samsung’s latest V-NAND and a new proprietary controller, the 990 PRO series offers the highest speed currently available from the PCIe 4.0 interface. The SSD delivers sequential read and write speeds of up to 7,450 megabytes per second (MB/s) and 6,900 MB/s, respectively. While random read and write speeds come in at up to 1,400K and 1,550K IOPS, respectively. With up to a 55% improvement in random performance compared to the 980 PRO, the 990 PRO is particularly well-suited for heavy gaming as well as creative and productivity tasks.
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