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Team Group Releases AMD X570-optimized Memory and PCIe Gen 4 SSD

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The world's leading memory brand, TEAMGROUP releases T-FORCE DARK Z α DDR4 Gaming Memory and CARDEA ZERO Z440 PCI-E Gen4 x4 M.2 Solid State Drive, which are specially made for AMD RYZEN 3000 processor series and the latest X570 platform. With the release of AMD RYZEN 3000 series worldwide, T-FORCE's invincible gaming performance offers the best DDR4 memory and SSD for AMD's next generation platform. The excellent overclocking capability and platform compatibility are created to perfectly release the potential performance of the latest AMD processors.

T-FORCE DARK Z α DDR4 Gaming Memory is an AMD memory specially made for AMD's latest Ryzen 3000 series processor and X570 motherboard. In order to satisfy gamers' experience with AMD 3000 series processor and X570 platform, DARK Z α uses high quality IC chips that are selected through rigorous testing process. With excellent overclocking capability and perfect compatibility, this DDR4 memory can provide extremely superior performance on the new generation platform of AMD. The body of T-FORCE DARK Z α DDR4 Gaming Memory is designed based on the concept of an armored knight. The sacred war rope offers a more complete protection. The tasteful black color is forever classic.Electrolytic anodizing process and metal electroforming logo design are used to echo with T-FORCE logo's energetic tech armor.



X570 is the world's first motherboard platform that supports PCI-E 4.0. To support the latest AMD X570 platform, T-FORCE releases a CARDEA ZERO gaming product, the CARDEA ZERO Z440 PCIe Gen 4 x4 M.2 Solid State Drive. Using the latest and fastest PCIe Gen4 x4 interface, it complies with the NVMe 1.3 standard and offers up to 1 TB/2 TB of large storage. The sequential read/write speed can reach up to 5,000/4,400 MB/s¹ with no lag. Less than 1 mm thick, the patented graphene copper foil cooling module offers excellent cooling performance like high-end mobile devices and creates the aesthetic of thinness of T-FORCE. At the same time, CARDEA ZERO Z440 can effectively eliminate devices interference on AMD X570 motherboard platform during installation. It can be installed on all major motherboard platforms and laptop's M.2 slots, offering high speed performance.



For more information, visit the product pages of the Dark Z Alpha and Cardea Zero Z440.

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"graphene copper foil cooling module"
Is this something new (god forbid), or just anutha way of sayin "thinnest, cheapest p.o.s. that we could get away with calling it a heatsink thingy" ???

Yes, I know what graphene is, but this is the 1st time I have read about it being used as or in a cooling component...
 
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Is this something new (god forbid), or just anutha way of sayin "thinnest, cheapest p.o.s. that we could get away with calling it a heatsink thingy" ???

Yes, I know what graphene is, but this is the 1st time I have read about it being used as or in a cooling component...
Such foils are pretty much everywhere you look at. Especially mobile devices.
 
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$250 for 1TB of Gen4

That doesn't seem a lot... does it? SSD prices have been falling down for the last year or so, I've lost track of what's good in terms of price/performance.

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Never mind, found a comparable drive...

...it's too much :laugh:
 
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...it's too much :laugh:
Early adopters Tax.

These all are halo, EOL products already...

Wait for Samsung releasing their in house controller and these will be rendered to trashcan level... well at least they should not cost more than 100$ for a 1TB. Linear write speeds are a gimmick anyways.
 
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No, I get that. What I meant is, this TeamGroup SSD is too much considering the crucial one is $50 less for the same capacity.
 
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No, I get that. What I meant is, this TeamGroup SSD is too much considering the crucial one is $50 less for the same capacity.
You're paying the PCIe Gen 4 tax here.
 
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Interesting... very interesting. Cheaper and it comes with an actual heatsink. Yeah, the TeamGroup SSD doesn't look so great right about now.
 
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