After many rumors about the possible launch of a SSD exclusively intended for the PS5, Samsung this week finally released the Pro version of the SSD 980 focused on Sony’s video game and that brings with it some more features that are not present in the previous models of this line.
The model has a NVMe M.2 interface and PCI Express 4.0 Compatibility, comes at an appropriate time after the Japanese giant has started releasing updates that allow the user to insert an external memory unit.
The part is custom developed for the new generation Sony consoles, both in design and in sequential data read and write technology, being: 7,000MB/s and 5,100MB/s, respectively. These speeds are well above what was recommended by the video game manufacturer, indicating above-average performance.
According to Samsung, the 980 Pro features a heat sink integrated into the SSD to prevent the part from being damaged by overheating, extending its life and keeping the unit cool during use, especially with more activities. heavy.
New SSD 980 from Samsung. (Photo: reproduction).
It comes in two versions: with 1 TB or 2 TB of storage. The former costs US$249.99 and US$449.99 and will be available in the United States on October 29.