WD Black SN850 NVMe SSD, Supremely Fast (WDS500G1X0E-00AFY0/MLBSM0) 500GB - Gaming SSD Storage. Seq. Read up to 7,000 MB/s (Queues=32, Threads=1), Seq. Write up to 4,100 MB/s (Queues=32, Threads=1), Rand Read 4KB IOPS up to 810,000 (Queues=32, Threads=8), Rand Write 4KB IOPS up to 680,000 (Queues=32, Threads=8), Endurance 300 (TBW), Peak Power 2.9 (10us), PS3 250 (low power) (mW), Sleep 5 (PS4) (low power) (mW), Operating Temperatures: 32 F to 158 F (0 C to 70 C), Non-operating Temperatures: -67 F to 185 F (-55 C to 85 C), Certifications: FCC, UL, TUV, KCC, BSMI, VCCI, C-Tick, Limited Warranty: 5 Years, Form Factor:M.2 2280-S3-M. The future of gaming has arrived with the W BLACK SN850 NVMe SSD. Long load times are obsolete with PCIe Gen4 technology, reaching up to 7000MB/s read speed and up to 5300MB/s write speed (1TB model). Spend more time playing and less time deleting, storing your latest and favorite games with up to 2TB1 capacity (not intended for NAS or server environments). EXPERIENCE SUPREME PERFORMANCE Prepare for the next evolution of speed with the WD BLACK SN850 NVMe SSD, giving you supreme PCIe Gen4 technology for your PC or laptop (not intended for NAS or server environments) so you don?t lag out on the next generation of games. SPEED KILLS. THIS DECIMATES. You asked for fast, we over delivered. The WD BLACK SN850 NVMe SSD reaches irrational 7000MB/s read speed and 5300MB/s write speed (1TB model)2 to get you in quicker, with up to 1,000,000 IOPS (1TB and 2TB models)3 for a smooth, responsive and powerful gaming experience.STORE MORE, PLAY MORE: With up to 2TB1 capacity, the WD BLACK SN850 NVMe SSD gives you the space to store your favorite games so you still have room for the next big title. OPTIMIZED WITH THE WD BLACK DASHBOARD: Take total control with the WD BLACK Dashboard, allowing you to monitor the health of your drive and optimize performance using gaming mode to ensure you?re firing on all cylinders during intense gaming sessions. PERFORMANCE PACKED TIGHT: Designed with a M.2 2280 slim, light, and compact form factor to easily slide into your compatible gaming rig. MADE TO GAME: Engineered and built with Western Digital 3D NAND to give you the reliability and endurance needed to sustain pro-level performance. System Requirements Computer with M.2 (M-key) port, capable of taking M.2 2280 form factor Windows 10, Windows 8.1 Not intended for NAS or server environments. Note: Compatibility may vary depending on user?s hardware configuration and operating system. Contents: WD BLACK SN850 NVMe SSD. Backward compatible with PCIe Gen3 x2, PCIe Gen3 x1, PCIe Gen2 x4, PCIe Gen2 x2, and PCIe Gen2 x1. Test Conditions: Performance is based on the Crystal Disk Mark 6, 7, and IOMeter 1.1.0, Asus ROG Crosshair VIII Hero X570, AMD Ryzen 9 3950X 16-Core, HyperX Fury 32GB 3200MHz DDR4 CL 16 DIMM, Radeon RX 580 GPU, Windows 10 Pro x64 Build 1903 (18362.116). 1 MB/s = 1 million bytes per second. IOPS = input/output operations per second. Based on internal testing; performance may vary depending upon host device, usage conditions, drive capacity, and other factors.