Samsung SSD 990 PRO Series Next-Level Performance

Samsung SSD 990 PRO Series Next-Level Performance

September 11, 2023 0 By Rowena Cletus

These high-performance PCIe 4.0 SSDs are powered by cutting-edge eighth-generation V-NAND (V8) technology and an enhanced proprietary controller, setting a new standard for storage excellence.

Blazing Speeds and Ultimate Efficiency

The 990 PRO series is designed to cater to the needs of modern computing, offering blazing-fast speeds and ultimate power efficiency. Whether you’re into 3D/4K graphics work, data analytics, or high-quality gaming, this SSD series is optimized for handling massive data volumes. It’s the ideal choice for PCs, laptops, game consoles, and computing systems that demand top-tier performance.

Reliability and Longevity

One standout feature of the 990 PRO series is its improved total bytes written (TBW) ratings of up to 2,400TB, ensuring enhanced SSD reliability and longevity. This makes it a perfect match for those with highly demanding workloads and substantial storage capacity requirements.

Hangu Sohn, Corporate Vice President of the Memory Brand Product Biz Team at Samsung Electronics, highlighted the importance of high-performance NVMe storage in today’s landscape, stating, “Today’s gamers and creative professionals require high-capacity, high-performance SSDs, and Samsung’s new 4TB SSD 990 PRO is the perfect storage solution to meet their needs.”

Best-in-Class Performance and Capacity

Featuring Samsung’s V8 technology and improved controller, the 4TB 990 PRO offers near-max performance in a PCIe 4.0 interface. It boasts sequential read speeds of up to 7,450 megabytes-per-second (MB/s) and writes speeds of up to 6,900MB/s. The expanded capacity of 4TB also delivers impressive random read and write speeds, making it an excellent choice for gamers, creative professionals, and tech enthusiasts.

Reduced Mid-Game Stalls

For gamers, the 4TB 990 PRO stands out with the fastest random read performance among PCIe 4.0 interface consumer SSDs on the market. This translates to reduced mid-game stalls and accelerated loading times for high-quality videos, enhancing the overall gaming experience.

Enhanced Power Efficiency and Reliable Thermal Control

The 990 PRO series achieves a significant breakthrough in power efficiency, up to a 50% performance improvement compared to the previous 980 PRO series. It also features a nickel coating on the controller and a heat spreader label on the back side of the SSD, ensuring optimal temperature maintenance and minimal performance fluctuations over time. The 990 PRO with Heatsink is an excellent choice for sustained high-performance computing and gaming, and it’s compatible with the latest game consoles to prevent performance drops from overheating.

Single-Sided 4TB SSD for Ultra-Slim Laptops

In addition to its impressive performance, the 4TB 990 PRO stands out with a single-sided M.2 form factor. This makes it slimmer than other double-sided M.2 SSDs, making it an excellent fit for ultra-thin laptops. No more worries about compatibility issues or damage to other components – this SSD combines abundant storage capacity with sustainable performance in a streamlined design.

Samsung Magician Software and Availability

To ensure optimal performance, Samsung provides the Magician software, which keeps firmware, drivers, and other settings up to date. It also offers power and performance optimization customization options, catering to user preferences. Gamers can also look forward to RGB functionality for the 990 PRO with Heatsink.

The 4TB capacity models of the 990 PRO and 990 PRO with Heatsink will be available in Malaysia from early November 2023 onwards. The 990 PRO series’ 1TB and 2TB models are currently available for purchase. For more information, including warranty details, please visit or