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Crucial T700 PCIe Gen5 SSD spotted

by on20 March 2023

Reaching 12,422/11,858 MB/s of sequential performance

Crucial's PCIe Gen5 SSD based on a Phison E26 controller has been spotted online, and it achieves some impressive sequential performance.

According to Linus Tech Tips, who had a chance to check out the previous unit, the tested sample unit managed to hit 12,422MB/s for sequential read and 11,858MB/s for sequential write performance, which is an impressive boost compared to PCIe 4.0-based SSDs.

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A leaked previewers guide, coming from harukaze5719 over at Twitter, reveals a bit more information on the expected sequential and random performance of the Crucial T700, reaching up to 12GB/s and 11GB/s with 1,500K IOPS for the 4TB drive. It will also be available in 1TB, and 2TB versions.

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As is the case with the most recently announced PCIe 5.0 SSDs, this one will also be based on Phison's PS5026-E26 controller, and it uses Micron's 3D NAND chips.

According to the information coming from Crucial, the T700 should be coming in May.


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