Crucial T700 PCIe Gen5 SSDs With Blazing Fast 12.4 GB/s Speeds Now Available For Pre-Order

Crucial has introduced its latest T700 PCIe Gen5 NVMe SSDs that promise lightning-fast speeds of up to 12.4 TB/s. The company has now made these drives available for pre-order and customers can purchase the 1 TB T700 PCIe Gen5 NVMe SSD for $209.99 US, the 2 TB variant for $339.99 US, and the 4 TB variant for $599.99 US. These SSDs will be on sale in retail stores starting from May 30th, and buyers can also opt for the same drives with a heatsink for a small additional fee of $30 US.

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Regarding the technical specifications, the upcoming Crucial T700 Gen5 NVMe SSDs will be equipped with the M.2 2280 form factor and the standard NVMe 2.0 PCIe Gen 5 x4 interface. They will be available in 1 TB, 2 TB, and 4 TB capacities with a maximum speed of 12.4 GB/s (Sequential Read) and 11.8 GB/s (Sequential Write). These speeds are significantly faster than the majority of Gen 5 drives currently available, which have a maximum speed of 10 GB/s Read and 9.5 GB/s Write. The T700 Gen5 SSDs will come in both a Non-heatsink and Heatsink option, but will not include an active-fan cooler, which means that users need not worry about additional noise from their PC when operating these drives.

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Crucial delves deeper into the heatsink design of the T700 Gen5 NVMe SSDs, which incorporates a double-sided PCB with specialized thermal materials, a nickel-plated copper bottom plate, and an aluminum plate, all cleverly designed to enhance airflow. The sleek and efficient design of the heatsink ensures optimal cooling performance for the SSD.

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Crucial’s T700 PCIe Gen5 NVMe SSD is being promoted as the “World’s Fastest Gen5 NVMe SSD,” specifically tailored for high-performance activities like gaming, video editing, and photo editing. Partners for this product include big names like AMD, NVIDIA, and ASUS. The Crucial T-Series product line will incorporate Micron’s 232L NAND and will also comply with Microsoft’s DirectStorage API standards.

Via Crucial