Seagate has this week introduced two new gaming storage solutions in the form of the Seagate FireCuda 520 PCIe Gen4 x4 SSD and the FireCuda Gaming Dock offering 4 TB of HDD storage capacity and an NVMe M.2 expansion slot for an optional ultra-fast SSD upgrade. “Next-gen gaming is all about speed, compatibility, and flexibility,” said Jeff Fochtman, vice president of marketing and consumer solutions for Seagate. “Our FireCuda storage solutions deliver the performance, simplicity, and ingenious design to help gamers realise peak potential.”
With sequential read-write speeds of up to 45% faster than PCIe Gen3 NVMe drives1, the FireCuda 520 delivers an extreme boost in performance for PC gamers looking for the edge. The M.2 2280 SSD is available in 500 GB, 1 TB or 2 TB capacities and compatible with the new AMD X570 chipset and third-generation AMD Ryzen™ Desktop Processors. It features plug-and-play compatibility with PCIe Gen4 motherboards delivering an extreme boost in performance as well as backward compatibility with PCIe Gen3 devices.
Seagate’s FireCuda 520 is now available to purchase priced at £125.90 for the 500 GB version or £234.90 for the 1 TB version, and £409 for the 2 TB capacity, while the FireCuda Gaming Dock will be available later this month price from £379.99 or $349 depending on your location.
“Seagate’s FireCuda Gaming Dock is a high-performance storage solution offering the simplicity of a one-cable connection to all of your peripherals. It features a built-in 4 TB 3.5” HDD and a PCIe Gen3 NVMe M.2 SSD expansion slot for an optional SSD upgrade, offering vast storage for archiving your games and data and the ability to take advantage of the intense speed of solid-state drives.”