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Apacer Z280 240GB M.2 NVMe PCIe SSD Review (Page 2)

By Jon Coulter from Feb 2, 2018 @ 10:00 CST
TweakTown Rating: 94%Manufacturer: Apacer

Apacer Z280 240GB M.2 NVMe PCIe SSD

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The drive ships with minimal packaging. The front of the packaging has a window on it to directly view the drive. The drive's capacity, form factor and interface are given here.

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The back of the packaging lists compatible OS's, part and serial numbers.

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Inside of the packaging, the drive is protected by a clear plastic clam shell container.

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The front of the PCB houses the drives Phison E7 controller, a 256MB DRAM cache package and two of the drives four 64GB 15nm Toshiba MLC flash packages.

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The back of the PCB houses the remaining two 64GB flash packages.

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A close-in view of the drive's Phison PS5007-11 (E7) controller. As stated earlier, this is the first time we've seen a covered die on an E7 controller.

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