Pricing and Remaining Ideas
Our 2TB pattern of the Samsung 990 PRO carried out extraordinarily properly, with a improbable displaying within the “real-world” PCMark 10 storage checks. This could translate into a wonderful total expertise for the end-user, with large positive factors over the earlier era 980 PRO at this capability.
How a lot will the brand new drives value? As talked about, the 990 PRO is obtainable in variations with out (as reviewed) or with a heatsink, and the checklist pricing will probably be as follows:
- 990 PRO 1TB: $169.99
- 990 PRO 2TB: $289.99
- 990 PRO with Heatsink 1TB: $189.99
- 990 PRO with Heatsink 2TB: $309.99
If we have a look at present costs, the 2TB 980 PRO is at present round $219, which is a considerable low cost from the $399 value we noticed in early 2021. After testing each drives, nevertheless, I might advocate in opposition to the earlier era, notably because the 990 PRO 2TB is launching at $289.99 – a way more wallet-friendly introductory value this time round.
As to availability, we’ve got been knowledgeable that the 990 PRO Sequence SSDs will probably be obtainable for pre-order on November 1st on Samsung’s net retailer.