4TB Samsung 990 Pro
“An amazing gameplay experience. Huge improvement in random performance enables faster loads for gaming realism on PS5 and DirectStorage PC games.”
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It’s no secret SSD prices are expected to rise in the months ahead yet shop around and bargains are still available for those in the market for a high-speed upgrade.
Samsung’s eagerly anticipated 4TB 990 Pro is a fine example. Introduced just a few months ago at $344.99, the firm’s best drive has already undergone a swift 19 per cent price cut, lowering the asking fee to a much more palatable $279.99. That’s the best price we’ve ever seen on this flagship model, and though UK availability remains patchy, the same drive can be found for around £270 if you shop around.
While there are even cheaper 4TB options on the market – the Lexar NM790 in particular is worth a closer look at $188.99 – Samsung’s drive is about as good as it gets for PCIe 4.0 M.2 storage. Sequential speeds scale up to a blistering 7,450MB/s, there’s a 4GB dedicated cache, support for hardware encryption, and five-year warranty from one of the industry’s biggest names.
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