Seagate FireCuda 530 1Tb SSD detailed specifications

Posted on November 07, 2022 by Raymond Chen

Seagate's FireCuda 530 internal SSD works on PCIe M.2 4.0 x 4. More details about this NVMe SSD here.

Seagate FireCuda 530 1Tb SSD detailed specifications

FireCuda 530 (1Tb) produced by Seagate use Phison PS5018-E18. The NVMe SSD write a data location map on Dynamic-Random Access Memory SLC Caching to open a files without delays. The FireCuda 530 comes equipped with Micron 3D TLC flash memory. NVMe SSD also available in 3 capacities, including 4 Tb, 500 Gb and 2 Tb.

Performance and benchmarks

Drive works on PCIe M.2 4.0 x 4 bus with sequential read speeds 7000 Mbps, and sequential write speeds equals to 6900 MB/s. FireCuda 530 has IOPS 1000000 on reading and 1000000 on writing operations.

Endurance and warranty

Manufacturer provide 5 years of warranty limited by endurance 1755 TBW. The FireCuda 530 has 1.8 million hours mean time between failure.


Category Value
Capacity 1 Tb
Interface M.2 4.0 x 4
Controller Phison PS5018-E18
Memory type Micron 3D TLC
DRAM SLC Caching
Read speed (Mb/s) 7000
Write speed (Mb/s) 6900
Read IOPS 1000000
Write IOPS 1000000
Endurance (TBW) 1755
MTBF (million hours) 1.8
Warranty (years) 5


Seagate FireCuda 530 1Tb use PCIe Gen4 that is significantly faster than PCIe 3. The write speed is 6900 Mbps, that is faster than has most of rivals. The drive can write 1755 TBW, that is good against competitors. Overall, our site highly advise to have Seagate FireCuda 530 1Tb for your PC.

+ Pros

  • Excellent writing speed
  • PCIe 4.0
  • Capacity
  • Endurance

- Cons

  • None

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The Seagate FireCuda 530 has SLC Caching. Dynamic random-access memory (DRAM) makes SSD work faster, but more expensive.

The FireCuda 530 1Tb due to the low density of memory chips able to work with no extra heat sinks. Some motherboards designed with additional cooling above and below the drive to improve productivity during heavy loads.

The Seagate FireCuda 530 has sequential write speed 6900 Mb/s, maximum read speed 7000 Mb/s. NVMe operate on Phison PS5018-E18 controller and M.2 4.0 x 4 interface standard. The memory type is Micron 3D TLC.
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