WD Blue SN570 NVMe 1 TB Review - A Gem Hidden in Plain Sight 47

WD Blue SN570 NVMe 1 TB Review - A Gem Hidden in Plain Sight

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Packaging

Package Front
Package Back


The Drive

SSD Front
SSD Back

The drive uses the M.2 2280 form factor, which makes it 22 mm wide and 80 mm long.

SSD Interface Connector

Like most M.2 NVMe SSDs, the WD Blue SN570 connects to the host system over a PCI-Express 3.0 x4 interface.
The PCB is almost empty, it's just two chips: the controller and one NAND flash package; the other side of the PCB is completely empty.

Chip Component Analysis

SSD Controller

Almost nothing is known about this SanDisk 20-82-10023-A1 SSD controller. It is a four-channel design, which obviously supports TLC and DRAM-less operation.

SSD Flash Chips

The single flash chip is Toshiba's latest BiCS5 112-layer TLC NAND with a capacity of 8 Tbit, or 1 TB.
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