The Samsung 990 Pro is the undisputed champion at the pinnacle of SSD performance, being the fastest PCIe 4.0 gaming SSD on the market and taking the top spot on our list of best SSDs with record-breaking levels of performance. I’m here. This drive is currently on sale for the lowest price ever during Amazon Prime Day. $129 for 2TB modelThe 1TB model is also available for the lowest price ever. $59 at Amazon likewise.
Yes, you can find other PCIe 4.0 SSDs at lower prices, but they are not the fastest models on the market. The Samsung 990 Pro is by far the fastest PCIe 4.0 SSD. Faster PCIe 5.0 SDDs are also available, but still expensive.
Most performance enthusiasts will definitely want more performance with the 990 Pro’s top sequential read throughput of 7,450 MB/s and top sequential write speed of 6,900 MB/s. These speeds make this drive very suitable for the Sony PS5 as well.
The Samsung 990 Pro also excels in random workloads, delivering up to 1.4 million random read IOPS and 1.55 million random write IOPS. Both are the highest rated PCIe 4.0 SSDs.
The 2TB 990 Pro also has an endurance rating of 1,200 TBW, more than enough for most users. The drive also supports TCG Opal encryption for the security conscious and comes with a 5 year warranty.
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As mentioned above, the 990 Pro is the fastest PCIe 4.0 gaming SSD on the market, but as you can see in our Samsung 990 Pro SSD review: The Return of, it also excels in almost every other test in our extensive benchmark suite. King article. This drive is also very power efficient, making it a great choice for laptops.
|form factor||M.2 2280||M.2 2280|
|interface/protocol||PCIe 4.0 x4||PCIe 4.0 x4|
|controller||samsung pascal||samsung pascal|
|flash memory||176-layer V-NAND TLC||176-layer V-NAND TLC|
|random read||Up to 1.2M||Up to 1.4M|
|random write||Up to 1.55 million||Up to 1.55 million|
|safety||TCG/Opal 2.0||TCG/Opal 2.0|
|Part number | with HS||MZ-V9P1T0BW | MZ-V9P1T0CW||MZ-V9P2T0BW | MZ-V9P2T0CW|
|Height | with HS||2.30mm | 8.20mm||2.30mm | 8.20mm|
|guarantee||5 years||5 years|
If you’re looking for more fast SSD storage deals, check out our article on the best SSD and hard drive deals for Amazon Prime Day, or our Prime Day Live Blog and Best Deals Overall Prime Day.