This Samsung SSD Runs at a Blistering 3,000MB/s

By Jamie Condliffe on at

If you think your SSD is speedy, think again: this new Samsung SSD is capable of reading data at a frankly obscene 3,000MB/s.

Sadly, there are some caveats. First up, it won't run with a normal SATA-6 port — instead, it requires a PCIe hook-up. Second, it's actually intended for enterprise customers. But hey, we all do business, right? Right. While prices currently aren't known, the obvious downside to it being enterprise-only for now is that it will be super, super expensive, even if you do manage to lay your hands on one. If you do manage to get one, it'll come in either 400GB, 800GB and 1.6TB flavour. And then you can sit and transfer files and goggle at the progress bar zipping by. Then do it again. And again. And... [Engadget]