Samsung announced 15.36TB PM1633a Enterprise NVMe SSD which will cost $10k and the 7.68TB version costing $7k. The PM1633a offers sequential read and write speeds of up to 1,200MB/s and 900MB/s respectively and have up to 16GB or DDR3 SDRAM for cache in the 15.36TB version. The 15.36TB model also feature 1TB or NAND set aside for overprovisioning, making this drive both ultra-fast and highly reliable.
The 15.36 TB model has Samsung’s newest 256Gb V-NAND silicon, giving the PM1633a both performance and reliability enhancements when compared to Samsung’s previous generation PM1633 drives.
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The new 15.36TB model of the PM1633a drive supports one complete Data Write per day for the lifetime of the drive, giving this drive lots of reliability, which is a very important metric for enterprise users. This drive will use the 12Gb/s SAS interface and will be available in 15.36TB, 7.68TB, 3.84TB, 1.92TB, 960GB and 480GB models.