Sabrent Rocket 4 Plus 4TB 176L Review
Published: 3rd March 2022 | Source: Sabrent | Price: |
Regular visitors to these hallowed halls will be aware that we've already looked at the Rocket 4 Plus, another in a lengthy line of superfast drives from the folks at Sabrent.
However, it can't have escaped your notice that the world in undergoing a chip shortage, with nearly everything that requires a processor or memory chip of some sort struggling to hit shelves in a timely manner. Never one to rest upon their laurels, Sabrent have changed the NAND in their Rocket 4 Plus from the BiCS4 NAND to Micron 176L 3D NAND.
We've seen how the Rocket 4 Plus can already saturate the bandwidth of a PCI Express 4.0 M.2, so has this move across in NAND refined the performance or is a tiny bit of a performance reduction something we're willing to tolerate if it means that there are actually products on shelves? Given how modern consoles have M.2 slots, and the size of AAA games on our PCs demand ever higher amounts of space, is the 4TB Sabrent the answer? Let's find out.