This may seem like a long time coming, for longtime STH readers, but there are finally Intel Optane 905P 1.5TB drives out. Patrick, our Editor-in-Chief, scooped this nine months ago in Intel Optane 900p 960GB and 1.5TB AIC SSD Info Spotted with the exception that the drives are now 905p not 900p. The announcement today is that there are new Intel Optane SSD 905P add-in-card (1.5TB) and U.2 (960GB and 1.5TB) SSDs out. While checking the product specs, the 380GB M.2 drive specs are online now as well.
Intel Optane 905P Key Specs
Here are the key specs. You can see that the Intel Optane M.2 drive that we saw teased a few months ago in Intel Optane 905P 380GB M.2 Teased is the Optane You Wanted is now part of the official specs.
|Model Name||Intel® Optane™ SSD 905P Series|
|Capacity||Half Height Half Length (HHHL) Add-in-Card: 960GB, 1.5TB|
|2.5” x 15mm, Small Form Factor U.2: 480GB, 960GB, 1.5TB|
|22x110mm, M.2, 380GB|
|Memory Media||Intel® 3D XPoint™ Memory Media|
|Bandwidth: Sustained Sequential Read/Write3||Up to 2,700 / 2,200 MB/s|
|IOPS: Random 4KB Random Read/Write3||Up to 575,000 / 550,000 IOPS|
|Read/Write Latency||<10 μs /< 11 μs|
|Interface||PCIe* 3.0 X4, NVMe*|
|Form Factors, Height, and Weight||HHHL AIC 68.9mm / 17.2mm / 168mm up to 230 grams|
|2.5” U.2 15mm / 70mm / 101mm / up to 140 grams|
|M.2 22mm / 110mm / 3.88mm / up to 13 grams|
|Life Expectancy||1.6 million hours Mean Time Between Failures (MTBF)|
|Lifetime Endurance4||10 Drive Writes per Day (DWPD)|
|Power Consumption Typical||380GB (M.2)||480GB (AIC)||960GB (AIC)||1.5TB (AIC)|
|Active Sequential Read:||6.5W||8.6W||10.8W||13.1W|
|Operating Temperature5||0° C to 85° C|
You may think that you are never going to use an Intel Optane NVMe device. That assumption, if you are reading this article is wrong. STH databases are now hosted on Intel Optane 900P/ 905P NVMe SSDs because they are simply the best tool for the job right now.