Team Group T-Force Cardea II 1Tb NVMe SSD review

Posted on November 07, 2022 by Raymond Chen

Team Group's T-Force Cardea II NVMe use PCIe M.2 3.0 x 4 computer expansion bus standard. Detailed characteristics of this NVMe SSD on our page.

Team Group T-Force Cardea II 1Tb NVMe SSD review

T-Force Cardea II (1Tb) produced by Team Group is powered by Phison PS5012-E12. The NVMe write a data location map on Dynamic-Random Access Memory DDR3 or DDR4 to open a files without delays. The T-Force Cardea II comes equipped with Toshiba 3D TLC memory. NVMe SSD also available in 512 Gb and 256 Gb capacities.

Performance and benchmarks

Storage use PCIe M.2 3.0 x 4 with maximum read speeds 3400 Mbps, and write speeds 3000 Mbps. It also has input/output performance 180000 on reading and 160000 on writing operations per second.

Endurance and warranty

Manufacturer provide 3 years warranty period limited by endurance 1237 TBW. As well it has 2 million hours MTBF.

Specs

Category Value
Capacity 1 Tb
Interface M.2 3.0 x 4
Controller Phison PS5012-E12
Memory type Toshiba 3D TLC
DRAM DDR3 or DDR4
Read speed (Mb/s) 3400
Write speed (Mb/s) 3000
Read IOPS 180000
Write IOPS 160000
Endurance (TBW) 1237
MTBF (million hours) 2
Warranty (years) 3

Conclusion

T-Force Cardea II (1Tb) produced by Team Group use previous bus standard that is twice slower than PCIe 4. The write speed is 3000 Mb/s, that is common for this computer expansion bus standard. The Internal SSD has endurance 1237 TBW, that is pretty good compared to nearest rivals. Weighing all these factors, we strongly recommend to purchase Team Group T-Force Cardea II 1Tb for your PC.

+ Pros

  • Good writing speed
  • Capacity
  • Endurance

- Cons

  • PCIe 3.0

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FAQ

The Team Group T-Force Cardea II has DDR3 or DDR4. Dynamic random-access memory (DRAM) makes SSD faster, but also more expensive.

The Team Group T-Force Cardea II 1Tb due to the low density of memory chips may function without further heat sinks. Some motherboards or laptops designed with additional cooling below or above the drive to enhance productivity during times of high loads.

The Team Group T-Force Cardea II has sequential write speed 3000 Mb per second, read speed 3400 Mb/s. It run on Phison PS5012-E12 controller and M.2 3.0 x 4 interface standard. The NAND flash memory type is Toshiba 3D TLC.
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