Apparently Samsung is planning to launch a new Evo series M.2 SSD called the Samsung SSD 990 Evo. The installation instructions for the Samsung SSD tool list the previously unannounced model among the supported SSDs.
Samsung hasn’t released an Evo model in years, most recently the SATA SSD 870 Evo (review) in 2021, the last Evo model with an M.2 port was the 970 Evo Plus (review) from 2019. The Pro model, the 980 series only had the Samsung SSD 980. The current Samsung SSD 990 Pro (test) seems to be the one from 2022 Cheaper sister model achievement. A member of the Computerbase community noticed this Samsung Magician Version 8 Installation Guide The previously unknown Samsung SSD 990 Evo (M.2) tops the support list.
Samsung Magician has been the official SSD tool for Samsung SSD for many years and offers diagnostic functions, performance measurement and optimization as well as encryption and secure erase functions. The 990 Evo is not on the support list on the Samsung Magician website. The installation instructions do not provide any further information about the new model, but the 990 Evo was already in the database in October 2022. PCI-MR Discovered it is no surprise that he has been included PCIe 4.0 x4 That said, that also applies to the Pro model.
Consumer-version of PM9C1a?
He’s wearing it there Identifier 9C1, which could possibly indicate a consumer version of the PM9C1a. At the time of the launch of this OEM model, we already speculated that Samsung might later market it to end customers as the Samsung SSD 990. Alternatively, it could also be called the 990 Evo, but that’s not certain. The PM9C1a can read up to 6,000 megabytes per second and can read a maximum of 5,600 megabytes per second, but it comes Without DRAM cache So it remains to be seen when and at what price the South Korean manufacturer will launch the Samsung SSD 990 Evo. An announcement is possible at CES 2024 in January.
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