Samsung continues to push the heights of computer storage every year. As the shift from traditional hard drives to SSDs continues, the demand for larger storage options increases. Samsung’s latest announcement, featuring the 8TB 870 QVO SSD could definitely turn some heads.
This new addition to Samsung’s SSD lineup further cements Samsung’s line of SSDs. With the announcement of the new SSD, Samsung’s also promising some generational improvements. According to Samsung, the new 870 QVO SSD features 13% faster random read speeds as well as subjectively better read and write speeds. The SSD features Samsung’s usual Intelligent Write technology in an effort to optimize reads and writes to the drives as well as keep the drive in pristine condition for the years to come.
The 870 QVO is rated for an endurance rating of upto 2,880 terabytes written (on the 8TB model) and read/write speeds around the usual 560MB/s and 530MB/s mark for those wondering, just about maxing out the SATA 3 speeds.
|Category||Samsung 870 QVO|
|Interface||SATA 6 Gbps|
|Storage Memory||Samsung V-NAND 4-bit MLC (QLC)|
|Controller||Samsung MKX Controller|
|DRAM||8GB LPDDR4 (8TB)|
4GB LPDDR4 (4TB)
2GB LPDDR4 (2TB)
1GB LPDDR4 (1TB)
|Capacity||8TB, 4TB, 2TB, 1TB|
|Sequential Read/Write Speed||Up to 560/530 MB/s|
|Random Read/Write Speed||Up to 98K/88K IOPS|
|Management Software||Samsung Magician|
|Total Bytes Written||2,880TB (8TB)|
|Warranty||Three-year limited warranty|
The 870 QVO series of SSDs are expected to come in storage options ranging between the 1TB and 8TB mark, with the 1TB variant retailing for about $129.99 as per Samsung’s expectations.