In a nutshell: Sabrent has expanded its Rocket Q household of 500GB, 1TB, 2TB, and 4TB drives with a brand new mannequin that gives a mighty eight terabytes of super-fast storage in the identical M.2 2280 form-factor by using Micron’s 3D QLC NAND know-how.
In what’s probably a world first, Sabrent has provide you with probably the most capacious NVMe PCIe 3.zero M.2 SSD. The Rocket Q 8TB ought to make storage scarcity worries a factor of the previous, offered you have received the deep pockets for buying the drive as soon as it turns into obtainable.
Spec-wise, Sabrent is utilizing the identical Phison E12S controller right here that is used throughout its Rocket Q household and notes PCIe 3.1 and NVMe 1.Three compliance for the M.2 PCIe Gen3 x4 drive.
Although the corporate hasn’t formally listed switch speeds for this mannequin (as of writing), it is protected to imagine that it’s going to match the three,400MB/s reads and three,000MB/s writes of its 4TB sibling, and much like what Crucial is providing for its new (however much less capacious) P5 collection.
There’s additionally no phrase across the drive’s random learn and write IOPS, however they’re anticipated to exceed all of Sabrent’s earlier choices on this collection. Other particulars for the drive embrace assist for SMART and TRIM instructions, in addition to superior wear-leveling, dangerous block administration, and over-provisioning options.
Sabrent additionally bundles the drive with Acronis True Image cloning software program and is but to resolve on its value and availability. Considering that the Rocket Q 4TB at the moment prices $760 on Sabrent’s official website, anticipate to pay almost double or extra for the upcoming 8TB model.