ADATA Legend 960 2Tb NVMe SSD review

Posted on December 09, 2022 by Raymond Chen

How fast is the ADATA Legend 960 2Tb and other details explore on this site.

ADATA Legend 960 2Tb NVMe SSD review

ADATA's 2Tb Legend 960 NVMe is powered by Silicon Motion SM2264 controller. The NVMe SSD write a data location map on DRAM DRAM SLC to run a games without delays. The Legend 960 comes equipped with 3D Nand flash memory. SSD besides, available in 1 Tb volume sizes.

Performance and benchmarks

NVMe SSD use PCIe M.2 4.0 x 4 bus with sequential read speeds 7400 Mbps, and maximum write speeds 6800 Mbps. This model has IOPS 630000 on writing and 750000 on reading operations.

Endurance and warranty

ADATA give 5 years of warranty.


Category Value
Capacity 2 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 (2Tb) produced by ADATA may work on PCIe Gen4 that is twice faster than PCIe 3.0. The maximum write speed is 6800 Mb/s, that is faster than has other competitors. After evaluating all the facts, we highly advise to buy ADATA Legend 960 2Tb for your PC.

+ Pros

  • Excellent writing speed
  • PCIe 4.0
  • Capacity

- Cons

  • None

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Video Review

ADATA LEGEND 960 PCIe Gen4 x4 M.2 2280 SSD


The ADATA Legend 960 has DRAM SLC. DRAM makes storage work faster, but more expensive.

The ADATA Legend 960 2Tb due to the high density of memory chips require the installation of additional heat sink. This reduce temperature of the memory chips and controller. Some motherboards or laptops already has additional cooling below or above the storage to improve productivity during times of heavy loads.

The ADATA Legend 960 2Tb has write speed 6800 Mb/s, read speed 7400 Mbps. It operate on Silicon Motion SM2264 controller and M.2 4.0 x 4 interface standard. The flash memory type is 3D Nand.
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