After the news about upcoming Intel 8000P Optane, we return again to speak on the subject SSD from Samsung. After about a month of the formal submission, in fact, the Korean giant will start accepting pre-orders for its latest PCI-E SSD 960 EVO form-factor M.2.
Currently you can pre-order the product on the US site of the company, all in three variants, 250, 500GB and 1TB. Recall that Samsung 960 EVO uses the NVMe Protocol and the PCI-E 3.0 interface January, along with controller and NAND propritario Polaris 3D 48-Layer.
These features allow the drive to a transfer-rate of more than 3 GB per second, all obviously depending on the model:
250GB Samsung 960 EVO: 3200/1500 MB / s
500GB Samsung 960 EVO: 3200/1800 MB / s
Samsung 960 EVO 1TB: 3200/1900 MB / s
The prices are good, it is about 50 cents per gigabyte, $ 129.99 for the 960 EVO 250GB, $ 249.99 for 960 EVO 500GB and $ 479.99 for 1TB 960 EVO.