Team Group has introduced its new family of NVMe SSDs aimed at the budget PC market. The new MP33 drives use controllers from Silicon Motion and Phison and will be available in 128 GB, 256 GB, 512 GB, and 1 TB configuration.
Team Group’s MP33 SSDs are based on Silicon Motion’s SM2263XT or Phison PS5013-E13T controller as well as 3D TLC NAND memory from Intel or Toshiba. Using different controllers and memory from different suppliers within one family of drives enables the manufacturer to offer the most competitive prices for all configurations, however the actual performance is likely to differ, making this a difficult product to qualify as users will never know which configuration they are buying.
The MP33 drives from Team Group come in the M.2-2280 form-factor and feature a PCIe 3.0 x4 interface. When it comes to performance, the SSDs feature up to 1800 MB/s sequential read speed, up to 1500 MB/s sequential write speed, up to 220K random read IOPS, as well as up to 200K random write IOPS.
|Team Group MP33 SSD Specifications|
|Capacity||128 GB||256 GB||512 GB||1 TB|
|Controller||Silicon Motion SM2263XT
|NAND Flash||3D TLC NAND from Intel or Toshiba|
|Form-Factor, Interface||M.2-2280, PCIe 3.0 x4, NVMe 1.3|
|Sequential Read||1500 MB/s||1600 MB/s||1700 MB/s||1800 MB/s|
|Sequential Write||500 MB/s||1000 MB/s||1400 MB/s||1500 MB/s|
|Random Read IOPS||90K||160K||220K||220K|
|Random Write IOPS||100K||200K||200K||200K|
|TCG Opal Encryption||?|
|TBW||100 TB||200 TB||400 TB||600 TB|
Since the MP33 SSDs do not feature any heat spreader, they can be installed inside desktops and laptops. Team Group’s MP33 SSDs will be available in the near future from the company’s retail partners. Pricing will depend on exact configuration, but we expect the drives to be priced very competitively.
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Source: Team Group