Sabrent Rocket Q 8Tb NVMe SSD technical specifications

Posted on November 07, 2022 by Raymond Chen

Sabrent's Rocket Q NVMe works on PCIe M.2 3.0 x 4 expansion standard. Read below about this NVMe SSD on our page.

Sabrent Rocket Q 8Tb NVMe SSD technical specifications

Sabrent Rocket Q 8Tb works on Phison E12S. The SSD storing a data location map on Dynamic-Random Access Memory DDR4 to open a files without delays. The Rocket Q comes equipped with QLC memory. Sabrent Rocket Q also available in 3 capacities, including 4 Tb, 2 Tb and 1 Tb.

Performance and benchmarks

Drive use PCIe M.2 3.0 x 4 with write speeds 3000 MB/s, and read speeds 3400 Mbps. This model has input/output performance 650000 on writing and 650000 on reading operations.

Endurance and warranty

Sabrent provide 5 years warranty limited by 4916 Total Bytes Written. As well it has 1.8 million hours MTBF.


Category Value
Capacity 8 Tb
Interface M.2 3.0 x 4
Controller Phison E12S
Memory type QLC
Read speed (Mb/s) 3400
Write speed (Mb/s) 3000
Read IOPS 650000
Write IOPS 650000
Endurance (TBW) 4916
MTBF (million hours) 1.8
Warranty (years) 5


Rocket Q (8Tb) produced by Sabrent use previous bus standard that is undoubtedly slower than PCIe 4.0. The sequential write speed is 3000 Mbps, that is average value for this expansion standard. The drive can write 4916 TBW, that is poor compared to closest competitors. Overall, Sabrent Rocket Q 8Tb is a well-rounded drive.

+ Pros

  • Good writing speed
  • Capacity

- Cons

  • PCIe 3.0
  • Writing speed

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The Sabrent Rocket Q has DDR4. Dynamic Random-Access Memory makes storage work faster, but also more expensive.

The Rocket Q 8Tb due to the high density of memory chips requires installation of extra heat sink. This will reduce temperature of the controller and memory. Some laptops or motherboards from the factory has thermal pads below and above the SSD to improve performance during times of high loads.

The Rocket Q 8Tb has write speed 3000 Mb per second, sequential read speed 3400 Mbps. NVMe run on Phison E12S controller and M.2 3.0 x 4 interface standard. The memory type is QLC.
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