Samsung has unveiled the 990 EVO SSD, a cutting-edge solid-state drive that is a major upgrade over the 970 EVO Plus. With respect to the 970 EVO Plus, Samsung’s most recent product offers an astounding 43% performance boost. The 990 EVO SSD is a flexible and effective option for customers, with the goal of improving user experience across a range of computing activities, including gaming, professional work, and photo and video editing.
Notable for its compatibility with both present and future computing interfaces is the 990 EVO SSD’s support of both PCIe 4.0 x4 and PCIe 5.0 x2 standards. Its high performance can be attributed to its V-NAND TLC flash memory and M.2 2280 form factor. Impressive sequential read and write speeds of up to 5000 MB/s and 4200 MB/s are provided by the SSD in addition to 700k/800k IOPS random read and write speeds. The overall computing experience is greatly improved by these features, which guarantee fast loading times and easy access to large files.
AES 256-bit encryption, which is installed on the SSD, ensures data security and safety. It also has Samsung’s proprietary controller chip, the S4LY022, which increases power by 70% over the 970 EVO Plus and helps prolong computer battery life. Low-power notifications are made possible by the SSD’s support for the “new standby” feature.
With up to 70% more power efficiency than its predecessor, the Samsung 990 EVO SSD stands out. This feature is especially helpful for users who are concerned about the battery life of their device. Additionally, it has a clever thermal solution that keeps the drive’s integrity intact while maintaining ideal operating temperatures to guarantee reliable performance.
Cost and Accessibility:
There are 1TB and 2TB SSD options. The manufacturer’s recommended retail prices for the 1TB and 2TB models, respectively, are $124.99 and $209.99 for the global market, while the 1TB Chinese variant costs 679 yuan. Additionally, Samsung offers a full suite of software called Samsung Magician that can be used for firmware updates on time, data migration, and drive health monitoring. With a five-year limited warranty, the 990 EVO SSD gives customers confidence in their purchase.