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Seagate Fireguda 530 1TB Review: SSD compatible with high-speed heatsink and PS5

Seagate Fireguda 530 1TB Review: SSD compatible with high-speed heatsink and PS5

The Fireguda 530s sold with the heater are no different from those sold without them. SSTs run in M2 2280 format on the PCIe 4.0 interface with support for the NVM 1.4 standard. This version, called “with wet sink”, has a very sober radiator, whose soft metal plate is decorated with the orange line characteristic of Seagate SSDs designed specifically for gamers. Not too thick (9.84mm for this 1TB version), which allows you to use the FireCuda 530 on the Sony PS5 console.

2 and 4 dB. There are four 176-layer DLC 3D NAND memory chips from Micron’s factories. The most recent chips are taken from 96 layers. This change allows the micron to produce larger capable chips with the same track. It is enough to reduce the cost for the same chip capacity.

Management of the four NAND chips is entrusted to a Phison PS5018-E18 controller engraved at 12 nm in a highly standardized way on high-end PCIe 4.0 SSDs. Examples can be found in the Corsair MB600 Pro and the MSI Spadium M480. Finally, the 1GB cache memory chip completes the package.

Warranty 5 years or 1275 TB of written data, whichever comes first. The writing guarantee is that we definitely end up 5 years before we do even half of the guaranteed writing.

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