PlayStation gamers can now experience the speed and technology of Seagate’s PCIe Gen4 NVMe solid-state drives (SSD) on their consoles. Today, Seagate announced its officially licensed PlayStation Seagate Game Drive PS5 NVMe SSD. The drive offers gamers the latest PCIe Gen4 NVMe SSD technology and the fastest performance from the company’s line of officially licensed PlayStation storage products – bringing speed, endurance, and high capacity to PlayStation 5.
Delivering sequential read speeds of up to 7,300 MB/s, the Seagate Game Drive PS5 NVMe SSD catalyses PCIe Gen4 power with transfer rates up to two times faster than PCIe Gen3 SSDs. The drive is built with a Seagate-validated E18 controller and 3D TLC NAND to provide advanced speed and durability for console gaming. With a minimalistic heatsink that was designed to seamlessly fit the PlayStation 5 console, the SSD maximises gaming performance and protects the drive’s storage from thermal throttling. With simple installation, gamers can play PlayStation 5 games directly from the drive.
Available in capacities up to 2TB, the Seagate Game Drive PS5 NVMe SSD offers long-lasting endurance of 1.8M MTBF and up to 2550 TBW. The drive includes a five-year limited warranty 2 so gamers have peace of mind.
Pricing and Availability
Shipping now, the officially licensed Seagate Game Drive PS5 NVMe SSD is offered for $99.99 (1TB: Model No. ZP1000GP3A3001), and $159.99 (2TB: Model No. ZP2000GP3A3001).
The older Seagate Game Drive M.2 SSD comes with a slimmer heatsink and is cheaper than the Seagate Game Drive PS5 NVMe SSDs. Also comes in a larger capacity of up to 4TB and is available in the Seagate Amazon Store and Seagate Amazon UK Store