Seagate comes with PCIe-SSD with speed of 10GB / s for data centers




Seagate says this summer to issue an SSD which has a rate of 10 gigabytes per second. The SSD uses nvme technology and sixteen PCIe-lanes. Seagate also says working on a variant with eight lanes.

According to Seagate, the 10GB / s SSD ready for production and meets the storage device to the specifications set for the Open Compute Project. That should enable your SSD for large data centers including those of Facebook. Seagate claims that the speed of 10Gb / s over 4GB / s is faster than the fastest SSDs which are available at this time.

The SSD uses the non-volatile memory express protocol and to achieve the speed of 10GB / s sixteen PCIe-lanes required. With current nvme-SSDs for consumers, such as the Samsung 950 Pro are in practice at present rates up to 3GB / s achievable . This SSD uses four PCIe lanes.

Further, Seagate few details known about the SSD; Thus, it is not clear what the storage capacity. Also lack details about IOPS and price. However, the manufacturer says that there is a model that works with eight PCIe-lanes. This variant should provide a throughput of up to 6,7GB / s.


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