Everyone's favourite budget endurance NVMe SSD with TLC and a DRAM cache is back and cheaper than the June 2020 deal by $5 and CentreCom offer free delivery on orders over $79. Add $1.10 for PayPal/Credit Card. As at today, this seems to be the cheapest delivered price (although I recall reading someone got it for $83? during an eBay sale).
|FORM FACTOR||M.2 2280|
|INTERFACE||NVMe™ PCIe Gen 3.0 x 4 Lanes|
|ENCRYPTED||XTS-AES 256-bit Encryption|
|SEQUENTIAL READ/WRITE1||500GB – up to 2,200/2,000MB/s|
|RANDOM 4K READ/WRITE1||500GB – up to 180,000/200,000 IOPS|
|TOTAL BYTES WRITTEN (TBW)3||500GB – 350TBW|
|POWER CONSUMPTION||.0032W Idle / .08W Avg / 1.7W (MAX) Read / 4.5W (MAX) Write|
|STORAGE TEMPERATURE||-40°C ~ 85°C|
|OPERATING TEMPERATURE||0°C ~ 70°C|
|DIMENSIONS||80mm x 22mm x 3.5mm|
|WEIGHT||500GB – 6.8g|
|VIBRATION OPERATING||2.17G Peak (7-800Hz)|
|VIBRATION NON-OPERATING||2.17G Peak (7-800Hz)|
|WARRANTY/SUPPORT4||Limited 5-year warranty with free technical support|
Specifications table taken from UMart who also have it for $92 C&C.
For those looking for a larger drive, the 1TB model is also on sale at CentreCom for $165 (free delivery).