ADATA Legend 960 1Tb NVMe SSD tech review

Posted on November 22, 2022 by Raymond Chen

What memory type installed in Legend 960 (1Tb) produced by ADATA and more specs watch here.

ADATA Legend 960 1Tb NVMe SSD tech review

ADATA's 1Tb Legend 960 NVMe SSD use Silicon Motion SM2264 controller. The NVMe storing a data location map on DRAM DRAM SLC to open a files without delays. The Legend 960 comes equipped with 3D Nand memory. NVMe SSD also available in 2 Tb volume sizes.

Performance and benchmarks

Storage use PCIe M.2 4.0 x 4 bus with read speeds 7400 Mbps, and write speeds equals to 6800 MB/s. This model has input/output performance 750000 on reading and 630000 on writing operations.

Endurance and warranty

ADATA provide 5 years of warranty.


Category Value
Capacity 1 Tb
Interface M.2 4.0 x 4
Controller Silicon Motion SM2264
Memory type 3D Nand
Read speed (Mb/s) 7400
Write speed (Mb/s) 6800
Read IOPS 750000
Write IOPS 630000
Endurance (TBW) n/a
MTBF (million hours) n/a
Warranty (years) 5


Legend 960 (1Tb) produced by ADATA support PCIe 4 that is undoubtedly faster than PCIe 3.0. The sequential write speed is 6800 Mbps, that is faster than has most of competitors. When everything is weighed in the balance, our editor recommend to purchase ADATA Legend 960 1Tb for your PC.

+ Pros

  • Excellent writing speed
  • PCIe 4.0
  • Capacity

- Cons

  • None

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The ADATA Legend 960 has DRAM SLC. Dynamic random-access memory (DRAM) in their controller help to improve input/output performance and endurance.

The Legend 960 1Tb due to the low density of memory chips able to function without additional cooling systems. Some motherboards already has additional cooling below or above the storage for better performance during times of heavy loads.

The ADATA Legend 960 has sequential write speed 6800 Mbps, maximum read speed 7400 Mb/s. Storage run on Silicon Motion SM2264 controller and M.2 4.0 x 4 high-speed serial computer expansion bus standard. The flash memory type is 3D Nand.
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