Samsung Announces 4 TB 990 PRO PCIe 4.0 NVMe M.2 SSD and 990 PRO with Heatsink

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Samsung has announced that the 4 TB version of the 990 PRO PCIe 4.0 NVMe M.2 SSD (MSRP: $344.99) and 990 PRO with Heatsink (MSRP: $354.99) will be available for purchase at and select retailers beginning October 2023. Similar to the existing 1 TB and 2 TB versions, these new SKUs offer sequential read speeds of up to 7,450 MB/s and write speeds of up to 6,900 MB/s—nearly the highest speeds currently available from the PCIe 4.0 interface, according to Samsung. And while the PS5 isn’t directly mentioned, Samsung says that the 990 PRO with Heatsink is compatible with the latest game consoles.

“We recognize that people need more innovative storage options to meet their day-to-day needs – whether they’re downloading games over 100GB or accessing high-resolution content that shows beautifully vivid detail, the Samsung 990 PRO 4TB series delivers the perfect solution, enabling people to save even more games and content to their libraries without compromising on download or upload speeds,” said Jose Hernandez, Senior Director of Memory Product Marketing at Samsung. “The 4TB doubles the maximum capacity of the Samsung 990 PRO series, its fastest drive, while keeping a slim design to fit into an ultra-thin laptop or game console – so no matter the system, you can upgrade the storage in your device.”

Samsung SSD 990 PRO PCIe 4.0 NVMe M.2 SSD Specifications

With improved total bytes written (TBW) ratings of up to 2,400TB, the 990 PRO series ensures increased SSD reliability and longevity, ideal for those with highly demanding workloads and large storage capacity needs.

The newly expanded capacity of 4TB delivers boosted random read and write speeds of up to 1,600K and 1,550K IOPS3 respectively, making it the ideal solution for gamers, creative professionals and technology enthusiasts seeking top-tier performance and large storage space.

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