KIOXIA intros XG8 Series PCIe 4.0 SSDs: available at up to 4TB

KIOXIA expands its PCIe 4.0 family of SSDs with the XG8 Series, ready for high-end notebooks, desktop + gaming + workstation PCs.

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Published Wed, Apr 27 2022 12:04 AM CDT   |   Updated Thu, May 19 2022 1:04 AM CDT

KIOXIA has just introduced the latest member of its growing PCIe 4.0 family of SSDs, with the new XG8 Series of client SSDs for high-end notebooks, desktops, gaming PCs, workstations, and even data center boot applications.

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The new KIOXIA XG8 Series SSDs are available in the super-fast PCIe 4.0 interface, in the M.2 type 2280 form factor. We've got the latest TCG Pyrite 2.01 and TCG Opal 2.01 standards. What does this mean? KIOXIA explains that these standards "ensure data is kept secure at home, in the office, or on the road. In addition, the XG8 Series features end-to-end data path protection for greater data integrity".

Neville Ichhaporia, vice president, SSD marketing and product management, KIOXIA America, Inc. said: "With the addition of the XG8 Series we are proud to offer a comprehensive client PCIe 4.0 portfolio. Built with our fifth generation BiCS FLASHTM 3D flash memory, the XG8 Series delivers a next-generation solution for client and data center boot applications in need of advanced performance".

The new KIOXIA XG8 Series SSDs are available in 512GB, 1TB, 2TB, and 4TB capacities and are "now available for customer evaluation".

Additional Features Include:

  • Forward-looking support for NVMe® 1.4 feature set and Basic Management Commands over System Management Bus (SMBus), which enables tighter thermal management for PCs
  • Power Loss Notification is supported to protect data against forced shut-downs
  • Sideband signals (PERST#, CLKREQ# and PLN#) are available in both 1.8V and 3.3V (current client models support 3.3V only) enabling support for more platforms

Anthony joined the TweakTown team in 2010 and has since reviewed 100s of graphics cards. Anthony is a long time PC enthusiast with a passion of hate for games built around consoles. FPS gaming since the pre-Quake days, where you were insulted if you used a mouse to aim, he has been addicted to gaming and hardware ever since. Working in IT retail for 10 years gave him great experience with custom-built PCs. His addiction to GPU tech is unwavering.

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