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Samsung 990 PRO SSD Coming Soon for Gamers, More Powerful


Samsung launched its newest SSD which was presented specifically for gamers under the name Samsung 990 PRO. This device is claimed to have an extraordinary performance increase.

The latest Samsung SSDs are connected via PCIe 4.0. The choice may come as a surprise considering that PCIe 5.0 is near to release.

It should be noted, however, that these interfaces are often not a bottleneck for storage devices in real-world conditions.

The company claims the new SSD can hit 7450 MBps and 6900 MBps at around ~1500K IOPS or 50 percent better than the 980 PRO SSD.

Like The telephone quote from UberizmoTuesday (30/8/2022), the power efficiency of the Samsung 990 PRO is reportedly also about 50 percent higher than its predecessor.

It will significantly affect heat dissipation and power consumption. For heavy use, there is a version with heatsink the greater one.

SSD Samsung 990 PRO


Samsung offers those SSDs to customers gamer and content creators. With a more powerful but efficient performance, this SSD is indeed suitable for gamers and creative workers.

Samsung 990 PRO comes in 1TB, 2TB, or 4TB capacity. Everything has cache LPDDR4 DRAM is 1GB per 1TB, so a maximum of 4GB.

Samsung 990 PRO supports encryption disk and comes with a five year limited warranty. So, what about the price of the Samsung 990 PRO?

Samsung 990 PRO with 1TB capacity is sold for USD 179 or approximately Rp. 2.6 million. For the 2TB capacity, it is priced at USD 309 or Rp. 4.5 million.

Unfortunately, the price for the Samsung 990 PRO with a capacity of 4TB is unknown. Similarly for the launch date. It could be, SSD will be released this year.

Samsung hasn’t confirmed any plans to launch the SSD 990 PRO yet. Samsung has not responded when asked about the SSD release.

Samsung released the SSD model 980 Pro in late 2021, designed for the PlayStation 5. The SSD is designed to fit in a storage expansion slot.

The price is USD 250 or approximately Rp. 3.6 million for a capacity of 1 TB and USD 450 or approximately Rp. 6.4 million for the SSD model 980 Pro version with a capacity of 2 TB. [SN/HBS]

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