Silicon Power reveals its XPOWER XS70 PCIe 4.0 SSD

Ultra-fast PS5 compatible SSDs with up to 4TB storage capacity and a pre-installed heatsink

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Silicon Power is bringing a new SSD to market, a drive that promises to deliver higher performance levels than any of their prior consumer-focused SSDs, offering sequential read speeds of up to 7,300 MB/s and sequential write speeds of up to 6,800 MB/s. That's approaching the limits of PCIe 4.0 M.2 slots, a factor that will make this SSD amongst the fastest on the market until PCIe 5.0 SSDs become readily available.

This new SSD is the Silicon power XPOWER XS70, a PCIe 4.0 X4 SSD that uses 3D TLC NAND and will be available with capacities of 1TB, 2TB and 4TB. Additionally, this drive will ship with a pre-installed heatsink to keep the drive cool under sustained loads. This SSD and its heatsink are both PlayStation 5 compatible, which means that you can use this SSD to add up to 4TB of additional storage to your PlayStation 5 console. 

Below are the features of Silicon Power's XPOWER XS70 SSD. 

Features

- PCIe Gen4 x4 interface with read speeds up to 7,300 MB/s and write speeds up to 6,800 MB/s
- Compatible with PlayStation 5 for additional storage expansion
- Unique heatsink design provides maximum heat dissipation and thermal management
- NVMe 1.4 support allows for higher performance, lower latency, and lower power consumption
- Available in massive storage capacity options ranging from 1 TB to 4 TB
- Supports DRAM Cache Buffer for improved sequential read/write and random read/write performance
- Supports LDPC and RAID engine technology for enhanced data integrity and stability
- Small form factor M.2 2280 (80 mm) allows for easy installation in laptops and small form factor PC systems

Silicon Power reveals its XPOWER XS70 PCIe 4.0 SSD

Silicon Power's XS70 SSD delivers everything that users should expect from a high-end M.2 NVMe SSD, though it is worth remembering that you will need a PC with PCIe 4.0 support for this SSD to run optimally. Under PCIe 3.0, the maximum sequential performance of this SSD will be halved. 

Specifications

- Capacity: 1 TB, 2 TB, 4 TB
- Dimensions: 24.6 mm x 80.0 mm x 10.8 mm
- Weight: 33 g
- Performance Read (max.): up to 7,300 MB/s
- Performance Write (max.): up to 6,800 MB/s
- Interface: PCIe Gen 4x4
- Shock Resistance: 1500G/0.5 ms
- MTBF: 1,600,000 hours
- Operating Temperature: 0°C - 70°C
- Certification: CE, FCC, UKCA, BSMI, Green dot, WEEE, RoHS, KCC
- Warranty: 5-year limited warranty
- System Requirements: Computer with M.2 slots supporting PCIe interface and one of the following operating systems: Windows 8.1 or Windows 10

You can join the discussion on Silicon power's XPOWER XS70 PCIe 4.0 SSD on the OC3D Forums.

Silicon Power reveals its XPOWER XS70 PCIe 4.0 SSD

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