APACER is first with PCIe 5.0 SSDs: up to 13,000MB/sec reads (!!!)

APACER unveils its new PCIe 5.0 NVMe consumer SSD, the new AS2280F5: pushes 13GB/sec reads, and 12GB/sec writes for the future.

@anthony256
Published Tue, May 24 2022 2:47 AM CDT   |   Updated Mon, Jun 13 2022 5:59 PM CDT

APACER has announced the world's first consumer-grade PCIe 5.0 NVMe M.2 SSD, which are capable of up to 13,000MB/sec (13GB/sec) reads and up to 12,000MB/sec (12GB/sec) writes.

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The new APACER PCIe Gen 5 NVM SSDs are available in two versions: a standard APACER design, and then the ZADAK one, which looks virtually the same. Both of the new PCIe 5.0-ready SSDs support the latest NVMe 2.0 standard, with reads of up to 13GB/sec and writes of up to 12GB/sec on both drives.

You'll need a PCIe 5.0-ready motherboard (Intel Z690 or AMD X670E/X670) to get the huge speeds of 13GB/sec+ but both the APACER + ZADAK PCIe 5.0 SSDs are backwards compatible, working on PCIe 4.0 at half the speed.

The APACER AS2280F5 is designed with "exclusive high-quality metal cooling fans", with the company also using "built-in multiple protection technologies to ensure the correctness and stability of data reading and writing". The difference between the APACER AS2280F5 and ZADAK TWSG5 is that the ZADAK drive comes with two types of heat sinks: ultra-thin graphene, and aluminum.

Both of the new PCIe 5.0-powered SSDs have a 5-year global warranty.

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AS2280F5 M.2 PCIe Gen5 x4 SSD

  • Equipped with PCIe Gen5 x4 latest high-speed interface supports the latest NVMe 2.0 standard
  • Read and write performance up to 13,000 / 12,000 MB/s
  • Backwards compatible with PCIe Gen4, but doubles the performance
  • Designed with exclusive high-quality metal cooling fins
  • Built-in multiple protection technologies to ensure the correctness and stability of data reading and writing
  • Comes with a 5-year global warranty
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ZADAK TWSG5 Gen5 x4 SSD

  • Adopts PCIe Gen5 latest high-speed interface supports the latest NVMe 2.0 standard
  • Read and write performance up to 13,000 / 12,000 MB/s
  • Comes with two types of heat sinks, ultra-thin graphene, and aluminum
  • Comes with a 5-year global warranty
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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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