Sony shows Nextorage drives with PCIe 50 interface and speeds

Sony shows Nextorage drives with PCIe 5.0 interface and speeds up to 10,000 MB/s

Sony Corporation showed samples of high-performance Nextorage SSDs equipped with a PCIe 5.0 x4 interface at the Tokyo Game Show 2022.

    Image Credit: Hermitage Akihabara

Image Credit: Hermitage Akihabara

The solutions are in the M.2 2280 form factor. The series includes models with a capacity of 1 and 2 TB. The sequential reading speed of information reaches 9500 and 10,000 MB/s, respectively, the sequential writing speed is 8500 and 9500 MB/s, respectively.

A large heatsink with a row of vertical fins is envisaged for new products. However, please note that the final design may be different.

In addition, Nextorage G-Series drives with PCIe 4.0 x4 interface will be shown. These devices are also in M.2 2280 format and the series includes 1, 2 and 4 TB versions. Sequential data read speed for all variants reaches 7300 MB/s. Sequential write speed is up to 6000 MB/s for the younger version and up to 6900 MB/s for the other two.

Finally, Nextorage G-Series SE products with PCIe 4.0 x4 interface were demonstrated. The family includes versions with a capacity of 500 GB, as well as 1 and 2 TB. Reading speed reaches 4800 MB / s, writing – 4100 MB / s.

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