The release of Western Digital solid-state drives has taken place not so long ago, so now it's time to view over an advanced offer aimed primarily at enthusiasts – WD Black PCIe SSD in a 256 GB version.
Hard drives of the Black series have won fame of the fastest and most productive HDDs in the mass market of information storage systems. This imposes on the WD Black PCIe SSD a certain amount of expectations from buyers who similarly expect to get the fastest SSD for sane money.
Drive: WD Black PCIE SSD 256GB
Capacity, GB: 256
Serial read speed, MB/s: 2050
Serial recording speed, MB/s: 700
Maximum random reading speed (blocks of 4 KB), IOPS: 170,000
Maximum random recording speed (blocks of 4 KB), IOPS: 130,000
Controller: Marvell 88SS1093
Memory type: SanDisk, 15 nm, TLC NAND
Total number of bytes recorded (TBW), TB: 80
Mean time between failures (MTBF): 1,750,000
Connection interface: PCI Express 3.0 (NVMe)