Our Ultimate SSD
Reach max performance with PCIe®4.0. Experience longer-lasting, opponent-blasting speed. The in-house controller's smart heat control delivers supreme power efficiency while maintaining ferocious performance that always keeps you at the top of your game.
* PCIe 4.0’s best theoretical sequential read is 8000 MB/s - 990 PRO reaches 7450 MB/s as of Q3, 2022.
Maximized PCIe® 4.0 speed
Huge speed boost.
Get random read/write speeds that are 40%/55% faster than 980 PRO. Experience up to 1400K/1550K IOPS, while sequential read/write speeds up to 7450/6900 MB/s reach near the max performance of PCIe® 4.0. Fly high in gaming, video editing, 3D modelling, data analysis and more.
* Sequential and random write performance was measured with Intelligent Turbo Write technology being activated. Intelligent Turbo Write operates only within a specific data transfer size. Performance may vary depending on SSD’s firmware, system hardware & configuration and other factors. For detailed information, please contact your local service centre.* Test system configuration: AMD Ryzen 7 5800X 8-Core Processor [email protected], DDR4 3600MHz 16GBx2 (PC4-25600 Overclock), OS - Windows 10 Pro 64bit, Chipset - ASRock-X570 Taichi.* To maximize the performance of the 990 PRO, please check whether your system supports PCIe 4.0 at the Intel or AMD website .*4TB to be released in 2023.
Breakthrough power efficiency
More power-efficient performance.
Use less power and get more performance. Enjoy up to 50% improved performance per watt over 980 PRO, plus optimal power efficiency with max PCIe® 4.0 performance.
* 980 PRO Sequential Read/Write - 1,129/877 MB/Watt, 990 PRO Sequential Read/Write - 1380/1319 MB/Watt based on the internal test result of 1TB capacity model.
Smart thermal control
Samsung's own nickel-coated high-end controller delivers effective thermal control and prevents sudden performance drops from overheating.
The champion maker
A more than 55% improvement in random performance enables faster loads for an ultimate gaming experience on PS5 and DirectStorage PC games.
*DirectStorage technology from Microsoft loads games faster than before by leveraging the multiple GB/sec speed of modern NVMe SSDs.* Results are based on a comparison with Samsung 980 PRO
Samsung Magician Software
Unlock the full potential of 990 PRO.
Get the most out of your SSD with Samsung Magician's advanced yet intuitive optimization tools. Monitor drive health, protect valuable data, receive important updates and set up LED color combinations for your 990 PRO. It's your personal SSD toolkit.