Incredible 8TB SSD is the largest laptop hard drive in the world .:. Andy Rixon
Incredible 8TB SSD is the largest laptop hard drive in the world

Largest SSD capacity for an NVMe PCIe M.2 2280 consumer drive

An up-and-coming storage challenger has managed to do what the likes of Samsung and Micron have yet to achieve; launch a consumer 8TB NVMe PCIe M.2 2280 SSD.

Sabrent quietly unveiled the Rocket Q (SB-RKTQ-8TB) to the unsuspecting masses, doubling the capacity of its previous chart topper.

This is not the largest solid state drive out there - the ExaDrive DC100 from Nimbus Data holds that crown at 100TB - but it is the largest you can plug into a normal laptop with an M2 slot.

The rest of the specification sheet is rather predictable; this is a PCIe Gen3 (rather than Gen4) model, with support for TRIM and SMART commands. It also features advanced wear leveling, bad block management and over-provision features, which should improve the drive's useful shelf life and general performance.

News by Karl Brittain, created 23 May, 2020

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