ADATA Announces LEGEND 960 PCIe Gen 4 x4 M.2 2280 SSD

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ADATA is bringing yet another M.2 NVMe solid state drive to the market.

The LEGEND 960 PCIe Gen 4 x4 M.2 2280 is a new SSD from the Taiwanese memory and storage maker that features sequential read and write speeds of 7,400 and 6,800 MB/s, respectively. Compliant with NVMe 1.4, the drive is “up to 4 times faster than a standard PCIe Gen3 SSD,” as noted by ADATA in its press release, which also confirms support for “Intel and AMD platforms, desktop and notebook PCs, including Intel Evo certified laptops,” as well as PS5 consoles.

  • PCIe Gen4 x4
  • Max. read/write speed: 7,400/6,800MB/s
  • Capacity: 2TB
  • Heatsink provides effective cooling
  • Supports latest Intel and AMD platforms
  • Works with PS5 as expanded storage, click here for details
  • 5-years warranty

Other specifics of the LEGEND 960 PCIe Gen 4 x4 M.2 2280, per ADATA:

The LEGEND 960 comes with SLC Caching and DRAM Cache Buffer for advantages in system loading and data caching. It features 4K random read/write of up to 750K/630K IOPS for smoother multitasking. Plus with LDPC (Low Density Parity check Code) and AES 256-bit encryption, users can rest assured that their data stays accurate and secure. The LEGEND 960 has undergone rigorous verification and testing to ensure reliability. If that wasn’t enough, it also come backed by a 5-year warranty.

ADATA’s catalog of SSDs can confirm that the LEGEND 960 PCIe Gen 4 x4 M.2 2280 will initially be available in two capacities, 1 TB and 2 TB. A 4 TB model will be available at the end of August, according to ADATA’s press release.

Other LEGEND SSDs offered by ATADA include the LEGEND 850 PCIe Gen4 x4 M.2 2280 SSD, LEGEND 710 PCIe Gen3 x4 M.2 2280 SSD, and LEGEND 850 Limited Edition, a PCIe Gen4 x4 M.2 2280 SSD with a “vivid pattern created by designer Mister Fred” and 512 GB of storage.

ADATA also offers a PCIe Gen4 x4 M.2 2280 SSD that’s marketed for PS5 consoles, available in 1 TB and 2 TB capacities.

Source: ADATA

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