Intel Has Launched Mainstream 760P Series NVMe SSDs – Up To 2 TB Capacities and Higher Performance Within An Affordable Price Range

Intel has launched their latest 760P series NVMe SSDs which aim the mainstream sector and introduces bigger capacities, higher performance at very affordable prices. The new 760P M.2 series of SSDs also sip lower power, making them the most budget and system friendly SSDs designed for consumers.

Intel 760P Series SSDs Launched - High Performance and Bigger SSD Capacities NVMe M.2 Drives Become More Affordable For The Masses

The Intel 760P series SSDs are part of the latest Intel 7 series SSD family and hence, they come with a new design language. The SSDs are based on the NVMe (M.2) form factor and features a 64-layer TLC-based 3D NAND flash which offers larger capacities, better performance and slightly lower power input when compared to Intel's previous M.2 offerings. Following are the official links to the Intel SSD 760P series drives.

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Furthermore, these SSDs are aimed at the budget tier which means their mainstream marketing will gather a bigger audience. What this means is that these products will be great for consumer mobile and desktop platform. Intel themselves state that the 760P SSDs offer twice the speed at half the power consumption at a affordable price range.

In terms of performance, the intel SSD 760P has sequential read speeds of 3.23 GB/s and write speeds of 1.625 GB/s. The Random read speeds of these drives are up to 340K IOPs and write is 275K IOPs. Power consumption while the drive is active is rated at just 50mW and idle is rated at just 25mW. The endurance rate is 72TBW per 128 GB which should last a good amount of time with these drives. With up to 6 times the performance of a regular SATA drive at similar pricing, the new SSDs will also support a 5 year warranty and AES 256 bit self encryption for best quality and reliability.

Intel SSD 760P Series Official Presentation:


Intel 760P Series SSDs Specifications

Intel 760P Series SSD SKU128 GB256 GB512 GB1 TB2 TB
Form FactorM.2 2280 single-sidedM.2 2280 single-sidedM.2 2280 single-sidedM.2 2280 double-sidedM.2 2280 double-sided
SSD ControllerSilicon Motion SM2262Silicon Motion SM2262Silicon Motion SM2262Silicon Motion SM2262Silicon Motion SM2262
NAND DieIntel 256Gb 64-layer 3D TLCIntel 256Gb 64-layer 3D TLCIntel 256Gb 64-layer 3D TLCIntel 256Gb 64-layer 3D TLCIntel 256Gb 64-layer 3D TLC
Sequential Read1640 MB/s3210 MB/s3230 MB/sTBDTBD
Sequential Write650 MB/s1315 MB/s1625 MB/sTBDTBD
Random Read (4KB)105k IOPS205k IOPS340k IOPSTBDTBD
Random Write (4KB)160k IOPS265k IOPS275k IOPSTBDTBD
Active Power50mW50mW50mWTBDTBD
Idle Power25 mW25 mW25 mWTBDTBD
Endurance Rate72 TBW144 TBW288 TBW576 TBW1152 TBW
Warranty5 years5 years5 years5 years5 years
Price$73 US$109 US$199 USTBDTBD

Some reviews of the new SSD 760P series can be read below from various tech outlets:

The drives are designed for the consumer market and the pricing reflects that. These are some of the most affordable and fastest M.2 SSDs designed to date with a 128 GB solution priced at $74 US, the 256 GB solution priced at $109 US and the 512 GB solution priced at $199 US. Intel has stated that the higher densities will arrive around Q1 2018 and will include 760P series SSDs with up to 2 TB capacities.

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