Team Group Cardea Zero Z340 512Gb SSD detailed review

Posted on November 07, 2022 by Raymond Chen

Team Group's Cardea Zero Z340 NVMe works on PCIe M.2 3.0 x 4. Detailed characteristics of this SSD here.

Team Group Cardea Zero Z340 512Gb SSD detailed review

Team Group Cardea Zero Z340 512Gb is powered by Phison PS5012-E12 controller. The drive write a data location map on DRAM 1GB DDR4 to launch a programs faster. The Cardea Zero Z340 comes equipped with 3D TLC flash memory. Team Group Cardea Zero Z340 besides, available in 1 Tb and 256 Gb capacities.

Performance and benchmarks

NVMe SSD use PCIe M.2 3.0 x 4 computer expansion bus standard with sequential read speeds 3400 Mbps, and write speeds equals to 3000 MB/s. It also has IOPS 400000 on writing and 450000 on reading operations.

Endurance and warranty

Manufacturer provide 5 years warranty that limited by endurance 808 Total Bytes Written. As well it has 2 million hours mean time between failure.

Specs

Category Value
Capacity 512 Gb
Interface M.2 3.0 x 4
Controller Phison PS5012-E12
Memory type 3D TLC
DRAM 1GB DDR4
Read speed (Mb/s) 3400
Write speed (Mb/s) 3000
Read IOPS 450000
Write IOPS 400000
Endurance (TBW) 808
MTBF (million hours) 2
Warranty (years) 5

Conclusion

Team Group Cardea Zero Z340 512Gb may work on PCIe 3.0 that is significantly slower than PCIe 4. The maximum write speed is 3000 Mb/s, that is common for this computer expansion bus standard. The Team Group Cardea Zero Z340 provide possibility to write 808 TBW, that is quite well compared to closest rivals. When everything is weighed in the balance, Team Group Cardea Zero Z340 512Gb is a well-balanced drive.

+ Pros

  • Good writing speed
  • Endurance

- Cons

  • PCIe 3.0
  • Capacity

Buy this or similar SSD:

Video Review

Best Bang for Buck PCIe 3.0 NVMe SSD? ⏩ T-Force Cardea z340 SSD Review

FAQ

The Team Group Cardea Zero Z340 has 1GB DDR4. DRAM in their controller help to improve endurance and input/output performance.

The Team Group Cardea Zero Z340 due to the low density of memory chips able to run without further cooling systems. Some motherboards or laptops from the factory has thermal pads above and below the storage to improve performance during high loads.

The Team Group Cardea Zero Z340 512Gb has maximum write speed 3000 Mbps, read speed 3400 Mb per second. It operate on Phison PS5012-E12 controller and M.2 3.0 x 4 interface standard. The NAND memory type is 3D TLC.
There are no comments yet.
Your message is required.

Similar SSD:

Lexar NM760 Review

Lexar NM760

512 Gb / M.2 4.0 x 4

Patriot P300 Review

Patriot P300

512 Gb / M.2 3.0 x 4

Kingmax PX4480 Review

Kingmax PX4480

512 Gb / M.2 4.0 x 4

Addlink X70 Review

Addlink X70

512 Gb / M.2 3.0 x 4

Transcend PCIe SSD 220S Review

Transcend PCIe SSD 220S

512 Gb / M.2 3.0 x 4