Apacer AS2280P2 Pro 480Gb SSD technical review

Posted on November 07, 2022 by Raymond Chen

Apacer's AS2280P2 Pro NVMe works on PCIe M.2 3.0 x 4 bus. Detailed characteristics of this NVMe on our page.

Apacer AS2280P2 Pro 480Gb SSD technical review

The AS2280P2 Pro comes equipped with 3D TLC flash memory. This NVMe also available in 120 Gb and 240 Gb capacities.

Performance and benchmarks

NVMe SSD use PCIe M.2 3.0 x 4 expansion standard with write speeds equals to 950 Mbps, and maximum read speeds 1580 MB/s. AS2280P2 Pro has IOPS 160000 on writing and 92000 on reading operations.

Endurance and warranty

Apacer give 3 years warranty period. The AS2280P2 Pro has 1.5 million hours MTBF.

Specs

Category Value
Capacity 480 Gb
Interface M.2 3.0 x 4
Controller n/a
Memory type 3D TLC
DRAM n/a
Read speed (Mb/s) 1580
Write speed (Mb/s) 950
Read IOPS 92000
Write IOPS 160000
Endurance (TBW) n/a
MTBF (million hours) 1.5
Warranty (years) 3

Conclusion

Apacer AS2280P2 Pro 480Gb support PCIe 3 that is undoubtedly slower than PCIe 4.0. The write speed is 950 Mbps, that is slower than has most of rivals. After evaluating all the facts, Apacer AS2280P2 Pro 480Gb has more disadvantages and we strongly do not advise to have it.

+ Pros

  • None

- Cons

  • Slow writing speed
  • PCIe 3.0
  • Capacity

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FAQ

The Apacer AS2280P2 Pro has no Dynamic Random-Access Memory or information about it is not known. Dynamic random-access memory (DRAM) makes drive faster, but more expensive.

The Apacer AS2280P2 Pro due to the low density of memory chips able to function without extra cooling systems. Some motherboards or laptops from the factory has thermal pads below and above the drive to enhance performance during times of high loads.

The Apacer AS2280P2 Pro 480Gb has sequential write speed 950 Mbps, maximum read speed 1580 Mb/s. It works on M.2 3.0 x 4 interface standard. The NAND memory type is 3D TLC.
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