The first consumer PCIe Gen 5.0 NVMe SSDs have just gone on sale in Japan for a price of $385
The PCIe Gen 5.0 NVMe SSD of CFD Gaming, a famous Japanese solid-state drive manufacturer, has been officially launched in Japan, with three capacity specifications of 1TB, 2TB, and 4TB. The 2TB capacity is priced at $385 or 49,980 yen.
In addition, the CFD Gaming PCIe Gen 5.0 NVMe has functions such as Smart Data Processing, Predict & Fetch, and SLC Caching. The SSD is also equipped with a small active fan heatsink consisting of a circular heat sink with a centrally located 20mm fan and a 45cm 5V connection cable. According to CFD Gaming, the active cooling of SSDs is suitable for extreme use cases, such as games and applications that move a large amount of data. In other cases, users can use hard drives in passive cooling mode, but they need to ensure good air circulation in the PC case.