MSI on Thursday introduced its newest solid-state drive, this time with a PCIe 5.0 x4 interface designed for AMD’s upcoming Ryzen 7000 and Intel’s twelfth and thirteenth Era Core platforms. The Spatium M570 PCIe Gen5 M.2-2280 SSD gives the utmost efficiency enabled by Phison’s E26 platform and can are available 1TB, 2TB, and 4TB configuration.
MSI’s Spatium M570 PCIe 5.0 NVMe M.2 HS relies on the Phison PS5026-E26 controller paired with 3D TLC NAND reminiscence, presumably with a 2400 MT/s interface from an undisclosed vendor. We’d speculate that that is Micron. Nevertheless, it doesn’t appear to be Micron will mass produce such reminiscence this fall (at the very least not in excessive volumes), so drives with ~12.4/10 GB/s sequential learn/write speeds may very well be a number of months off. The drive demonstrated by MSI gives a sequential learn pace of as much as 12,351 MB/s, a sequential write pace of as much as 10,119 MB/s, a 1.3 million 4K random learn IOPS (Q32T16), and as much as 1.16 million 4K random write IOPS (Q32T16), which is considerably increased when in comparison with the greatest SSDs out there immediately.
MSI particularly notes that its upcoming ultra-high-end MEG Godlike and MEC Ace motherboards will come bundled with its M.2 Xpander-Z Gen5 Twin adapter that may home two PCIe Gen5 drives and due to this fact provide round 70% increased switch speeds in RAID 0 configurations when in comparison with a single drive, in response to a press launch printed by TechPowerUp.
MSI didn’t reveal when it plans to start out promoting its Spatium M570 SSD and this may be a very powerful a part of the announcement. As we all know, among the upcoming SSDs with a PCIe 5.0 x4 interface based mostly on Phison’s PS-5026-E26 controller are constrained by the 3D NAND reminiscence they use and can solely hit round 10 GB/s sequential learn pace, which is considerably increased than ~7 GB/s supplied by drives with a PCIe 4.0 x4 interface, however decrease than ~12.4 GB/s demonstrated by Phison utilizing drives powered by Micron’s 232-layer reminiscence with a 2400 MT/s interface pace.
Since we have no idea when MSI’s Spatium M570 merchandise are set to hit the market, it’s most likely not good enterprise to take a position about their costs, however they may naturally carry a premium for prime efficiency.