GIGABYTE Introduces Gen 4 4000E Line Of M.2 NVMe SSDs

GIGABYTE has launched the Gen 4 4000E series of budget M.2 NVMe SSDs, utilizing the PCI-Express Gen 4 host interface. This release marks the company’s new lineup of entry-level M.2 NVMe SSDs, available in 250 GB, 500 GB, and 1 TB capacities. These drives are aimed at users seeking affordable processor+motherboard+DRAM+SSD bundles in the DIY retail market. Although the controller and NAND flash type are not explicitly mentioned, indications from the specs suggest the use of a DRAMless controller.


The 1 TB variant (model: G440E1TB) achieves sequential speeds of up to 4 GB/s reads and up to 3.9 GB/s sequential writes. The 500 GB and 250 GB versions, while not fully utilizing Gen 4 bandwidth, still provide respectable performance. The 500 GB model (G440E500G) offers up to 3.6 GB/s sequential reads and up to 3 GB/s sequential writes, while the 250 GB (G440E250G) model delivers 3.5 GB/s reads and up to 1.8 GB/s sequential writes.


Endurance ratings stand at 320 TBW for the 1 TB model, 300 TBW for the 500 GB model, and 150 TBW for the 250 GB model. All three models come with 3-year warranties, and pricing details have not been disclosed by the company.


Via TechPowerUp