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Samsung 990 PRO SSD officially unveiled

Samsung has officially unveiled the Samsung 990 PRO SSD. “The 990 PRO strikes the right balance of speed, power efficiency and reliability,” said Kyuyoung Lee, Vice President of the Memory Products Group at Samsung Electronics.

The Samsung 990 PRO is a PCIe 4.0 based NVMe drive. The novelty is equipped with Samsung V-NAND memory and a new proprietary controller, which is up to 50% more energy efficient compared to the 980 Pro model. The drive delivers lightning-fast write speeds up to 7450MB/s and read speeds up to 6900MB/s, while random read and write speeds reach 1400K and 1550K IOPS, respectively.

The 990 PRO comes with a heatsink and RGB lighting.

Samsung 990 PRO will go on sale from October this year. The 1TB version is priced at $179, the 2TB drive at $309. The 4TB version will go on sale next year.

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