Samsung unveils 30.72TB SSD with blazing fast performance

February 20th, 2018   decode   Android 7.1

Two years ago, Samsung unveiled a massive 15.36TB SSD and now it has doubled that storage in a single drive – the PM1643. It is a SAS drive with 30.72TB capacity that is built out of the latest V-NAND chips.

The new drive promises speeds of up to 2,100MB/s sequential read and 1,700MB/s write (400K/50K IOPS for random reads/writes respectively). To achieve such performance numbers, Samsung used Through Silicon Via tech – the drive includes 40GB of DRAM.

This is clearly an industrial drive and has protection from memory loss if the power suddenly goes out and there’s ECC to maintain…

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