Sabrent Rocket Q NVMe SSD Review – Is 4TB of Data Storage the New Standard?

REAL WORLD FILE TRANSFER COMPARISON

We have put the Sabrent Rocket Q NVMe SSD beside the best in the business for our true to life data testing.  In this test, we simply place 15GB files representing music, video, pictures and operating systems onto the target drive.  We then copy each file from one place on the target disk to another, recording the time taken for the transfer.

The Sabrent Rocket Q NVMe SSD placed right where we expected amongst the best of the best SSDs available today.

REVIEW ANALYSIS AND FINAL THOUGHTS

When we first started this report we discussed the Sabrent Rocket Q NVMe SSD being 4TB and questioned as to whether it might become the norm in today’s storage world, as digital storage grows.  As we speak, there are few, if any, other companies that will be marketing a 4TB SSD anytime soon…much less an 8TB.  Sabrent has done just that.  Does this SSD have what it takes to make it attractive in all areas to the consumer? Remember… Price.  Performance.  Capacity.  Warranty.

Capacity… Highest in the business at 4 and 8TB.  Warranty… 5-years is just about as good as it gets.  Performance.  Our testing confirmed listed specs at 3450MB/s read and 3000MB/s write.  Value will be key here.  This 4TB Sabrent Rocket Q lists at $719.99 which is a bit ‘niche’  but we think to be in a range that will still attract those that need this amount of storage.  After all, this SSD is the only available 4TB SSD in the industry.

When push comes to shove… Kudo’s to Sabrent for making that big step forward.  We can see by looking at the components, to include the Phison E12S controller and Micron 96L QLC NAND flash memory, that they chose the latest and greatest available.  You simply weren’t able to build an affordable 4TB SSD for the consumer with yesterday’s memory… Micron 96-layer QLC NAND allows that.

Last but not least, let’s not forget that Sabrent also provides you with a free copy of Acronis cloning software via their Sabrent Rocket Control panel, which is available here.

Check for Sabrent Rocket pricing at Amazon.

 

 

Sabrent Rocket Q Ratings

SSD Build
SSD Performance
SSD Warranty
Available Capacities (4/8TB)
Pricing

4 and 8TB!!!

The Sabrent Rocket Q is a PCIe 3 NVMe M.2 SSD that is bu8ilt on premium components, has a five year warranty, great valuable and the highest storage capacity in the industry.

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4 comments

  1. You have the NAND listed as TLC in the 8th paragraph but, it’s actually QLC. Also, are you still hiring I sent you a couple of emails on January 30th of this year and December 30th of last year. And a tweet.

  2. As these (and all other Rocket Q units) are QLC, and therefore presumably use a TLC/MLC/SLC write cache: do we know at what the write throughput ends up being during periods when that cache is saturated?

    B

  3. james lawson

    Ive got 4tb samsung QVO SATA drive that i got for £312 black friday deal…
    But i think this is the only consumer 4TB NVMe. Pricey tho

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