Gigabyte has announced the launch and availability of its new Gigabyte PCIe M.2 SSDs storage solutions which are now available to purchase price from $50 upwards. Each comes with a three-year warranty and is available in 128GB and 256GB storage capacities priced at $49.99 and $69.99 respectively. Also “shipping soon” will be a larger 512GB PCIe M.2 SSD version although no pricing or availability has been confirmed at the current time.
The new range of Gigabyte solid state drive storage solutions adopt 2280 mainstream specifications and operate by way of the PCIe Gen3 x2 M.2 transmission interface. Removing the need for power and transmission cables that are used with traditional SATA SSDs. NVMe architecture used in the storage allows for superior read/write speeds compared to SATA SSDs.
Jackson Hsu, Deputy Director of the GIGABYTE Channel Solutions Product Development Division or about the new storage. “In comparison with traditional SATA drives, M.2 devices are more compact and offer better performance which makes them perfect for users seeking enhanced storage performance, Gigabyte M.2 SSDs continue to build on the success of the highly acclaimed UD PRO series and are a glowing example of GIGABYTE’s dedication to excellence, satisfying the performance and durability demands of all users. With a selection of 128GB, 256GB, and 512GB capacity SSDs, GIGABYTE M.2 SSDs provide users with excellent performance, durability, and capacity flexibility.”
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