September 28, 2023

Possibly It’s The two,400MT Flash, Possibly It’s The Maxio PCIe Controller

If you’re purchasing round for a reasonable NVMe SSD, you may need to maintain out till the Acer Predator GM7 sequence comes in the marketplace.  The checklist worth is much less that $0.10/GB, the 1TB mannequin that TweakTown reviewed ought to price round $90 and the 2TB round $160.  You do sacrifice a bit for that worth level, however not as a lot as you may count on, due to the evolution of NVMe controllers.

The drive makes use of TLC, however it’s 2,400MT flash versus the extra widespread 1,600MT flash designed by an organization known as YMTC.  The controller can also be mysterious, a 4 channel controller from Maxio.  It’s marketed as being suitable with the PS5, which suggests a minimal learn of 5,500 MB/s and that’s one thing we haven’t but seen on a DRAM-less SSD.

On the check mattress, TT noticed sequential reads properly in extra of that quantity, hitting over 7,200 MB/s sequential reads in CrystalDiskMark and over 6,300MB/s sequential writes.   In most assessments the 1TB Acer Predator GM7 was solidly in the midst of the pack, competing with dearer cache-bearing SSDs.   The 5 yr guarantee and 600TBW written can also be a pleasant reassurance this drive will likely be usable for some time.

If you’re searching for a brand new PS5 SSD or simply some cheap NVMe storage, this is a review worth checking out!