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Seagate FireCuda 520 1TB NVMe PCIe Gen4 M.2 SSD Review (Page 6)

By Jon Coulter on Nov 12, 2019 11:24 pm CST - 0 mins, 24 secs reading time for this page
Rating: 98%Manufacturer: SeagateModel: ZP1000GM3A002

Transfer Rates


Optane just manages to edge out the FireCuda 520 for the top spot. Other than that, nothing is close to Seagate's top dog. This is no easy task when you consider that our write transfer is 100GB in size and composed of more than 62,000 files.


Read transfers another story entirely. The FireCuda easily dispatches the Gen3 competitors, just as we would expect to see from hardware with superior technology on board.

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Jon Coulter became a computer enthusiast about the time Windows XP launched. Originally Jon was into water cooling and competitively benching ATI video cards with modified drivers. Jon has been building computer systems for himself and others by request for more than 10 years. Jon became a storage enthusiast the day he first booted his system with an Intel X25-M G1 80GB SSD. Look for Jon to bring consumer SSD reviews into the spotlight.

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