The Sabrent SB-RKT4P-8TB is an M.2 2280 solid state drive (SSD) that uses the PCI Express (PCI-E) 4.0 interface. It has a storage capacity of 8 terabytes (TB). M.2 2280 refers to the physical dimensions of the SSD, with 22 millimeters in width and 80 millimeters in length. The "M.2" form factor is a type of computer expansion card that allows for the connection of SSDs to a motherboard.
The PCI-E 4.0 interface is a high-speed interface that allows for faster data transfer between the SSD and the motherboard. The "X4" in the name refers to the number of lanes in the PCI-E interface, with four lanes providing higher data transfer rates compared to fewer lanes.
The "NVMe" in the name stands for Non-Volatile Memory Express, which is a protocol for accessing SSDs that is optimized for fast data transfer speeds.
The Sabrent SB-RKT4P-8TB is a high-performance SSD that utilizes the PCI Express (PCI-E) 4.0 interface and the Non-Volatile Memory Express (NVMe) protocol to offer fast data transfer speeds.
The PCI-E 4.0 interface allows for data transfer rates of up to 16 GT/s (gig transfers per second), which is significantly faster than the PCI-E 3.0 interface, which has a maximum transfer rate of 9.8 GT/s.
The NVMe protocol is optimized for fast data transfer speeds and is designed specifically for use with SSDs. It allows for faster access to data stored on the SSD compared to older protocols such as SATA.
In terms of actual performance, the Sabrent SSD is capable of sequential read speeds of up to 5,000 MB/s (megabytes per second) and sequential write speeds of up to 4,400 MB/s. These speeds are significantly faster than those of a typical SATA SSD, which typically have maximum sequential read and write speeds of around 550 MB/s and 520 MB/s, respectively.
The Sabrent SB-RKT4P-8TB is an M.2 2280 solid state drive (SSD) that uses the PCI Express (PCI-E) 4.0 interface and the Non-Volatile Memory Express (NVMe) protocol. Its compatibility with a particular system will depend on the system's motherboard and its ability to support these technologies.
In order to use the Sabrent SSD in a system, the system's motherboard must have an M.2 slot that is compatible with M.2 2280 SSDs. Most modern motherboards have at least one M.2 slot, but it is important to check the motherboard's specifications to ensure compatibility.
The motherboard must also support the PCI-E 4.0 interface and the NVMe protocol. Most modern motherboards support PCI-E 4.0, but it is important to check the specifications to ensure that the motherboard has the necessary number of PCI-E lanes to support the Sabrent SSD. Most motherboards that support PCI-E 4.0 also support the NVMe protocol, but it is worth double-checking to ensure compatibility.
It is also important to ensure that the system's power supply is sufficient to power the Sabrent SSD. The SSD requires a minimum of 3.3V and a maximum of 3.6V of power. Most modern power supplies should be able to provide this level of power, but it is worth double-checking to ensure compatibility.
General Information about this Sabrent SB-RKT4P-8TB
- Manufacturer: Sabrent
- Model Number or SKU# SB-RKT4P-8TB
- Product Type: Solid State Drive
- Storage Capacity: 8TB
Technical Information for 8TB Solid State Drive
- Form Factor: M.2 2280
- Maximum Read Transfer Rate: 7000 MBPS
- Maximum Write Transfer Rate: 3500 MBPS
- Drive Interface: PCI-E Nvme
- Drive Interface Standard : PCI-E Nvme 4.0 X4
Dimensions & Weight of PCI-E SSD
- Height: 0. 1 inch
- Width: 0.9 inch
- Depth: 3.2 inch
- Weight: 1.3 lbs
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Looking for an SSD that offers superior data transfer rates and high performance?
Consider an NVMe SSD. NVMe (Non-Volatile Memory Express) is a protocol designed specifically for SSDs, enabling faster and more efficient communication between the storage device and your computer's processor.
Compared to traditional SATA SSDs, NVMe SSDs have a faster data transfer rate thanks to their PCIe (Peripheral Component Interconnect Express) interface, which can transfer data at up to 32GB/s. This means that NVMe SSDs can read and write data faster, resulting in faster boot times, application launches, and file transfers.
Another advantage of NVMe SSDs is their high performance. NVMe SSDs use the latest flash memory technology, which is faster and more reliable than traditional NAND flash. This technology allows NVMe SSDs to access data quickly, resulting in a more responsive system. NVMe SSDs also have a higher IOPS (Input/Output Operations Per Second) rate, which means that they can handle more simultaneous read and write operations.
NVMe SSDs are also designed to be more energy-efficient. They consume less power than traditional SATA SSDs, which means that they generate less heat and have a longer lifespan. NVMe SSDs also use less power when idle, which helps to extend the battery life of laptops and mobile devices.
But NVMe SSDs don't just offer faster data transfer rates. They also boast higher performance, thanks to the latest flash memory technology, which is faster and more reliable than traditional NAND flash. This technology allows NVMe SSDs to access data quickly, resulting in a more responsive system. NVMe SSDs also have a higher IOPS (Input/Output Operations Per Second) rate, meaning they can handle more simultaneous read and write operations.
NVMe SSDs are also designed to be more energy efficient than traditional SATA SSDs, consuming less power, generating less heat, and having a longer lifespan. This energy efficiency is particularly useful for laptops and mobile devices, where battery life is critical.
Available in various form factors such as M.2 and U.2, NVMe SSDs are suitable for different types of devices, from laptops and ultrabooks to desktops and workstations. No matter what kind of device you use, an NVMe SSD can offer superior performance and reliability.
In summary, if you're looking for a storage solution that offers fast data transfer rates, high performance, and energy efficiency, then an NVMe SSD is a great choice. With its advanced flash memory technology, high IOPS rate, and PCIe interface, an NVMe SSD can help boost your system's performance and responsiveness while consuming less power and generating less heat.
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