Samsung’s new 990 EVO SSD offers 1TB of storage at Rs 9,999: All the details

Samsung recently expanded its lineup of solid-state drives with the launch of its latest 990 EVO SSD. With better energy efficiency, the SSD 990 EVO claims to deliver powerful performance which is designed to enhance everyday computing experiences like gaming, work and video/photo editing. The SSD is equipped with a sequential read/write speed of up to 5,000 MB/s and up to 4,200 MB/s.The 990 EVO offers enhanced performance of up to 43% compared to the previous model, 970 EVO Plus. This NVMe SSD is expected to be an ideal solution for a diverse range of users.

Samsung 990 EVO SSD: Price, availability and more

The latest 990 EVO SSD is available in black colour and starts at Rs 9,999 for the 1TB variant. Meanwhile, the 2TB variant goes up Ito Rs 16,699. It will be available at leading electronics retail stores and across online platforms. Samsung will also offer consumers a 5-year limited warranty on the 990 EVO SSD.

Samsung SSD 990 EVO: Key specifications

Category Samsung SSD 990 EVO
Interface PCIe Gen 4.0 x4 / 5.0 x2 NVMe 2.02
Form Factor M.2 (2280)
Storage Memory Samsung V-NAND 3-TLC
Controller Samsung In-house Controller
Capacity3 1TB 2TB
Sequential Read/Write Speed 4,5 Up to 5,000 MB/s, Up to 4,200 MB/s
Random Read/Write Speed (QD32) 4,5 Up to 680K IOPS, 800K IOPS Up to 700K IOPS, 800K IOPS
Management Software Samsung Magician Software
Data Encryption AES 256-bit Full Disk Encryption, TCG/Opal V2.0,

Encrypted Drive (IEEE1667)

Total Bytes Written 600TB 1200TB
Warranty 6 Five-year Limited Warranty 7

The SSD also supports Samsung Magician software which offers a suite of optimisation tools for enhanced functionality. Users can streamline the data migration process for SSD upgrades effortlessly and securely. In addition, Samsung Magician protects valuable data, monitorsthe drive’s health and notifies timely firmware updates.
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