Gigabyte M30 512Gb NVMe review

Posted on November 07, 2022 by Raymond Chen

How fast is the Gigabyte M30 512Gb and further specifications read below on this site.

Gigabyte M30 512Gb NVMe review

The SSD write a data location map on Dynamic-Random Access Memory 2GB DDR3l and SLC caching to run a games faster. The M30 comes equipped with 3D TLC flash memory. Gigabyte M30 is offered also in 1 Tb capacity.

Performance and benchmarks

SSD works on PCIe M.2 3.0 x 4 computer expansion bus standard with write speeds 3000 Mbps, and sequential read speeds 3500 Mbps. It also has input/output performance 332000 on writing and 308000 on reading operations.

Endurance and warranty

Gigabyte give 5 years of warranty limited by 350 TBW. The M30 has 2 million hours MTBF.

Specs

Category Value
Capacity 512 Gb
Interface M.2 3.0 x 4
Controller n/a
Memory type 3D TLC
DRAM 2GB DDR3l and SLC caching
Read speed (Mb/s) 3500
Write speed (Mb/s) 3000
Read IOPS 308000
Write IOPS 332000
Endurance (TBW) 350
MTBF (million hours) 2
Warranty (years) 5

Conclusion

M30 (512Gb) produced by Gigabyte use PCIe 3 that is twice slower than PCIe Gen4. The maximum write speed is 3000 Mbps, that is okay for this computer expansion bus standard. The SSD can write 350 TBW, that is pretty well in comparison with closest competitors. When everything is weighed in the balance, Gigabyte M30 512Gb is a well-rounded SSD.

+ Pros

  • Good writing speed
  • Endurance

- Cons

  • PCIe 3.0
  • Capacity

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Video Review

Gigabyte M.2 SSD PCIe NVMe Review and speed tests

FAQ

The Gigabyte M30 has 2GB DDR3l and SLC caching. Dynamic random-access memory (DRAM) in their controller help to increase endurance and input/output performance.

The Gigabyte M30 512Gb due to the low density of memory chips can function without additional heat sinks. Some laptops or motherboards already has thermal pads below and above the SSD for better productivity during heavy loads.

The M30 512Gb has maximum write speed 3000 Mb/s, maximum read speed 3500 Mb/s. NVMe operate on M.2 3.0 x 4 high-speed serial computer expansion bus standard. The NAND flash memory type is 3D TLC.
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