Team Group Cardea Zero Z340 1Tb NVMe SSD tech review

Posted on November 07, 2022 by Raymond Chen

Team Group's Cardea Zero Z340 SSD use PCIe M.2 3.0 x 4 expansion standard. More details about this NVMe here.

Team Group Cardea Zero Z340 1Tb NVMe SSD tech review

Team Group Cardea Zero Z340 1Tb is powered by Phison PS5012-E12 controller. This storage has Dynamic-Random Access Memory 1GB DDR4 to keep a map of where data is located on the NVMe. The Cardea Zero Z340 comes equipped with 3D TLC flash memory. NVMe SSD besides, available in 512 Gb and 256 Gb capacities.

Performance and benchmarks

NVMe SSD works on PCIe M.2 3.0 x 4 expansion standard with read speeds 3400 MB/s, and sequential write speeds equals to 3000 Mbps. It also has input/output performance 400000 on writing and 450000 on reading operations per second.

Endurance and warranty

Team Group give 5 years of warranty that limited by 1237 Total Bytes Written. The Cardea Zero Z340 has 2 million hours MTBF.


Category Value
Capacity 1 Tb
Interface M.2 3.0 x 4
Controller Phison PS5012-E12
Memory type 3D TLC
Read speed (Mb/s) 3400
Write speed (Mb/s) 3000
Read IOPS 450000
Write IOPS 400000
Endurance (TBW) 1237
MTBF (million hours) 2
Warranty (years) 5


Cardea Zero Z340 (1Tb) produced by Team Group support PCIe Gen3 that is significantly slower than PCIe 4.0. The maximum write speed is 3000 Mbps, that is okay for this computer expansion bus standard. The Team Group Cardea Zero Z340 provide possibility to write 1237 TBW, that is pretty well in comparison with rivals. After evaluating all the facts, we strongly advise to have Team Group Cardea Zero Z340 1Tb for your PC.

+ Pros

  • Good writing speed
  • Capacity
  • Endurance

- Cons

  • PCIe 3.0

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The Team Group Cardea Zero Z340 has 1GB DDR4. Dynamic Random-Access Memory makes storage faster, but also more expensive.

The Cardea Zero Z340 1Tb due to the low density of memory chips able to operate without further cooling systems. Some laptops or motherboards designed with additional cooling below and above the SSD for improving productivity during heavy loads.

The Cardea Zero Z340 1Tb has maximum write speed 3000 Mb per second, sequential read speed 3400 Mbps. It run on Phison PS5012-E12 controller and M.2 3.0 x 4 interface standard. The NAND flash memory type is 3D TLC.
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