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Sabrent Rocket Gen4 M.2 SSD

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Meta-review: Editors agree that the Sabrent Rocket Gen 4 is an exceptionally fast drive and also reasonably priced compared to the competition. 

Last updated on January 20, 2020 10:27 pm

Sabrent Rocket Gen4 M.2 SSD Prices

$179.98 $319.99
January 20, 2020 10:27 pm
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Price History

Price history for Sabrent 1TB Rocket NVMe 4.0 Gen4 PCIe M.2 Internal SSD Extreme Performance Solid State Drive (SB-ROCKET-NVMe4-1TB)
Latest updates:
  • $179.98 - January 3, 2020
  • $169.98 - December 8, 2019
Since: December 8, 2019
  • Highest Price: $179.98 - January 3, 2020
  • Lowest Price: $169.98 - December 8, 2019

Description

Compared to storage giants like Samsung and Toshiba, Sabrent so far only offers a very limited range of SSDs. Nevertheless, all have been mostly well-received by users and hardware editors alike. Along with Corsair and Gigabyte, the company was also early on the PCI Express 4.0 scene with this Gen4-capable drive. As of late 2019/early 2020, you need an all-AMD platform to take advantage of PCIe 4.0. 

Overview: Memory Type, Controller, and Cache

All of the M.2 PCIe 4.0 SSDs launched at the same time as AMD’s X570 platform use, for the most part, identical components. That includes a Phison E16 controller and 96-layer Toshiba triple-level cell (TLC) NAND memory. They are also equipped with a DDR4 DRAM buffer and, like all TLC-based SSDs, an SLC-mode cache is used to achieve the high transfer rates offered by the new interface. 

Sabrent Rocket Gen 4 Vs. Corsair MP600 Vs. Aorus Gen4 

Phison E16 PCIe 4.0 SSD ComparisonGigabyte Aorus Gen4 1TBSabrent Rocket Gen4 1TBCorsair Force MP600 1TB
ControllerPhison E16Phison E16Phison E16
Form Factor (Interface)M.2 2280 (PCIe 4.0 x4 NVMe 1.3)M.2 2280 (PCIe 4.0 x4 NVMe 1.3)M.2 2280 (PCIe 4.0 x4 NVMe 1.3)
NAND Flash typeToshiba 96-layer 3D TLCToshiba 96-layer 3D TLCToshiba 96-layer 3D TLC
Random Read750K IOPS750K IOPS680K IOPS
Random Write700K IOPS750K IOPS600K IOPS
Sequential Read (max)5,000 MB/s5,000 MB/s4,950 MB/s
Sequential Write (max)4,400 MB/s4,400 MB/s4,250 MB/s
Write Endurance900 TBW900 TBW900 TBW
Warranty5 years5 years5 years

Although the hardware appears to be largely identical, it’s clear that the first batch of PCIe 4.0 SSDs don’t use the same firmware. All of them offer extreme sequential performance compared to previous-gen drives but differ in some performance aspects. The Sabrent Rocket Gen 4 is available in 500GB, 1TB, and 2TB capacities (with or without a large heatsink). As per usual, the smallest 500GB capacity does not reach the same level of parallelism and is therefore somewhat slower when it comes to sequential writes. 

It should once again be mentioned that the advertised maximum sequential speeds will only be reached using a PCI Express 4.0-capable platform. At the time of writing (late 2019), the only widely available PCIe 4 consumer platform consists of an X570 motherboard combined with an AMD Ryzen 3000-series processor. Otherwise, this and other PCIe 4 drives will reach a performance ceiling at about 3,500 MB/s (sequential read).

Power Consumption (Laptop Suitability)

At the end of 2019 and early 2020, the Sabrent Rocket Gen4 (or any other Gen4 SSD) is not recommended for laptops, as none are PCIe 4.0-enabled.  

Warranty and Endurance Rating 

Sabrent offers a 5-year limited warranty with the Rocket Gen 4, which is an industry standard for high-end SSDs. The endurance ratings in TBW (terabytes written) are excellent at 900 TBW (500GB), 1,800 TBW (1TB) and 3,600 TBW (2TB).

Expert Reviews

TweakTown:

Gen4 speeds and the lowest cost for E16-based SSDs makes the Sabrent Rocket NVMe 4.0 1TB NVMe PCIe Gen4 M.2 drive a winner.

ThinkComputers:

… one of the fastest solid state drives we’ve ever tested and one of the fastest available for a mainstream platform.

TechTeamGB:

 

9Expert Score
Meta-review: Editors agree that the Sabrent Rocket Gen 4 is an exceptionally fast drive and also reasonably priced compared to the competition. 
PROS
  • Exceptional sequential performance
  • Good endurance rating
  • Heatsink optional
CONS
  • The large heatsink may not fit all motherboards

Additional information

Specification: Sabrent Rocket Gen4 M.2 SSD

Warranty

1 Year Limited. Register your product at Sabrent.com for an extended 5 Year limited Warranty.

UPC List

UPC List Element: 840025245563

Title

Sabrent 1TB Rocket NVMe 4.0 Gen4 PCIe M.2 Internal SSD Extreme Performance Solid State Drive (SB-ROCKET-NVMe4-1TB)

Product Type Name

COMPUTER_DRIVE_OR_STORAGE

Package Quantity

1

Number Of Items

1

Package Dimensions

Height: 55, Length: 402, Weight: 15, Width: 283

Model

SB-ROCKET-NVMe4-1TB

Item Dimensions

Height: 11, Length: 315, Weight: 1, Width: 86

EAN List

EAN List Element: 0840025245563

EAN

0840025245563

Catalog Number List

Catalog Number List Element: SB-ROCKET-NVMe4-1TB-VAR

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