When it comes to next-gen storage, and the sort of stuff you'll find in the new consoles later in the year, what we're really talking about is the benefits that have come from PCI Express 4.0. The bandwidth improvements can be seen in the latest PC processors from AMD
in addition to upcoming GPUs. Equally as important - PCIe Gen4 can be found in the latest SSD drives. As seen with the latest Seagate FireCuda 520
In the PC space, storage has seen gradual and steady improvements for years. From the arrival of fast SSD storage that can look like a credit card wearing some Kevlar to the stick-it-on-your-motherboard shot of nitros that is NVMe M.2. Fast forward to 2020 and the adoption of PCI Express 4.0 is ushering in a new type of storage. Next-generation NVMe speeds that comes from increased bandwidth and Autobahn-like data express lanes.
Click Here to Read Out Full Seagate FireCuda 520 M.2 SSD Review
The SeaGate FireCuda 520 SSD is a PCIe Gen4 M.2 drive that presents the company’s fastest SSD storage solution to date. And the results are exactly that – fast. A generational leap forward that offers a 30% improvement over the SeaGate FireCuda 510.