Seagate FireCuda 530 2Tb NVMe specs

Posted on November 07, 2022 by Raymond Chen

Seagate's FireCuda 530 NVMe SSD works on PCIe M.2 4.0 x 4 expansion standard. Detailed characteristics of this NVMe SSD here.

Seagate FireCuda 530 2Tb NVMe specs

Seagate's 2Tb FireCuda 530 NVMe SSD is powered by Phison PS5018-E18 controller. This SSD has Dynamic-Random Access Memory SLC Caching to keep a map of where data is located on the drive. The FireCuda 530 comes equipped with Micron 3D TLC flash memory. NVMe SSD also available in three capacities, including 4 Tb, 1 Tb and 500 Gb.

Performance and benchmarks

NVMe SSD works on PCIe M.2 4.0 x 4 with sequential write speeds 6900 Mbps, and sequential read speeds 7000 MB/s. It also has IOPS 1000000 on reading and 1000000 on writing operations.

Endurance and warranty

Manufacturer give 5 years of warranty that limited by endurance 2870 Total Bytes Written. As well it has 1.8 million hours MTBF.

Specs

Category Value
Capacity 2 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) 2870
MTBF (million hours) 1.8
Warranty (years) 5

Conclusion

FireCuda 530 (2Tb) produced by Seagate use PCIe Gen4 that is twice faster than PCIe Gen3. The write speed is 6900 Mb/s, that is faster than has other competitors. The NVMe has endurance 2870 TBW, that is good against closest rivals. Overall, we strongly recommend to purchase Seagate FireCuda 530 2Tb for your PC.

+ Pros

  • Excellent writing speed
  • PCIe 4.0
  • Capacity
  • Endurance

- Cons

  • None

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FAQ

The Seagate FireCuda 530 has SLC Caching. DRAM in their controller help to increase input/output performance and endurance.

The FireCuda 530 2Tb due to the high density of memory chips require the installation of extra heat sink. It will reduce temperature of the controller and memory. Some laptops or motherboards from the factory has additional cooling above or below the drive for improving performance during high loads.

The FireCuda 530 2Tb has sequential write speed 6900 Mb/s, maximum read speed 7000 Mb per second. SSD operate on Phison PS5018-E18 controller and M.2 4.0 x 4 high-speed serial computer expansion bus standard. The NAND flash memory type is Micron 3D TLC.
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