Samsung’s 15.36TB Enterprise SSD will only cost $10k


The largest and most expensive SSD has arrived, Samsung’s 15.36TB PM1633a Enterprise NVMe SSD will cost as whopping $10k with a smaller 7.68TB version costing $7k. In an attempt to jusity what you will get value for money the PM1633a offers sequential read and write speeds of up to 1,200MB/s and 900MB/s respectively and have up to 16GB or DDR3 SDRAM for cache in the 15.36TB version. The 15.36TB model will also have over 1TB of NAND set aside for over-provisioning, making this drive both ultra fast and highly reliable.

Samsung’s new series of SSDs will be avalible in 15.36TB, 7.68TB, 3.84TB, 1.92TB, 960GB and 480GB densities, all of which come in the 2.5″ form factor. The drive will use the 12Gb/s SAS interface model of this drive will use Samsung’s newest 256Gb V-NAND silicon, giving the PM1633a both performance and reliability enhancements when compared to Samsung’s previous generation PM1633 drives. Incredibly Samsung state the drive will support one complete Data Write per day for the lifetime of the drive, meaning this drive will very reliable.

Sounds like something you might want to drop into a £200 Chromebook.

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