The Seagate FireCuda 530 is the company’s latest gaming solid state drive (SSD). PCIe Gen4 NVMe SSDs can deliver sequential read speeds of up to 7,300MBps. The SSD is offered with 500GB, 1TB, and 2TB storage options. The Seagate FireCuda 530 uses PCIe Gen4 power for twice as fast transfer speeds when compared to PCIe Gen3 SSDs and is claimed by the company to be 12x faster than SATA-based SSDs. The Seagate gaming SSD comes in two versions – FireCuda 530 and FireCuda 530 with heatsink.
Seagate FireCuda 530 price in India, stock availability
Seagate FireCuda 530 in vanilla priced at Rs. 10,999 for the 500GB storage variant, Rs. 18,999 for the 1TB storage variant and Rs. 38,499 for the 2TB storage variant. The gaming SSD from Seagate is available for purchase through various online and offline authorized resellers starting today, September 2. The SSD will be available via Amazon soon but it’s unclear when it will. available for purchase. Amazon listings show ‘currently unavailable’ at the time of writing.
Seagate FireCuda 530 with heatsink is priced at Rs. 12,999 for the 500GB storage variant, Rs. 20,999 for the 1TB storage variant and Rs. 39,999 for the 2TB storage variant. They will be available for purchase at the end of September.
The SSD comes with a three-year Rescue Data Recovery Service plan along with a five-year limited warranty.
Specifications, features of Seagate FireCuda 530
The PCIe Gen4 NVMe SSD is said to be twice as fast as the PCIe Gen3 SSD in terms of transfer speeds. The Seagate FireCuda 530 can deliver sequential read speeds of up to 7,300MBps and sequential write speeds of up to 6,900MBps. SSDs can also last longer with 1.8M MTBF (mean time between failures) up to 5,100 TBW (TeraBytes Written). This means that users can write and erase 70% of the SSD’s capacity every day for 5 years.
The Seagate FireCuda 530 is built with Seagate-approved E18 controllers and 3D TLC NAND to deliver blazing fast speeds and gaming endurance. The SSD is built using the two-sided M.2 2280 form factor. The FireCuda 530 with heatsink is compatible with PlayStation 5 consoles. However, users will need the PlayStation 5 beta system software for it to work. motion.
The SSD also comes with Seagate’s SeaTools and DiscWizard that will make it easier for users to add new drives to their computers while monitoring the health and performance of the SSD.