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Intel Optane SSD 905P, High Performance, Higher Price


The Intel Optane SSD 905P is designed for the most demanding storage workloads in client systems, delivering high random read/write performance coupled with ultra-low latency and Industry-leading endurance.

Intel Optane SSD 905P, High Performance, Higher Price

Built with Intel® Optane technology, a new generation of non-volatile memory with the unique attributes of: low latency, and high throughput at low queue depth. The Intel® Optane SSD 905P delivers read/write performance optimized for client workstations with random storage performance of up to 575K/550K IOPs (4K random reads/writes), and is complemented with low latency of less than 10μs.

Intel Optane SSD 905P, High Performance, Higher Price

Intel claim that Optane SSD 905P is the highest endurance client SSD in the market today ,provides an industry-leading 10 DWPD, counting on years of performance without the need for frequent drive replacements.

Newegg lists the 480GB variant at USD $599 and 960GB at $1,299.


Model Name Intel® Optane™ SSD 905P Series
Capacity Half Height Half Length (HHHL) Add-in-Card: 960GB
2.5” x 15mm, Small Form Factor U.2: 480GB
Memory Media 3D XPoint™ memory media
Bandwidth: Sustained Sequential Read/Write Up to 2600 / 2200 MB/s
IOPS: Random 4KB Random Read/Write Up to 575,000 / 550,000 IOPs
Read/Write Latency <10 μs /< 10 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
Life Expectancy 1.6 million hours Mean Time Between Failures (MTBF)
Lifetime Endurance3 10 Drive Writes per Day (DWPD)
Power Consumption Typical 480GB 960GB
Active Sequential Read – Average Power: 7.6W 10.7W
Burst Sequential Read: 7.7W 11.2W
Active Write – Average Power:  12.4W 14.8W
Burst Sequential Write:  12.8W 16.4W
Idle:  3.3W 6.0W
Operating Temperature4 0° C to 85° C
RoHS Compliance Meets the requirements of European Union (EU) RoHS Compliance Directives
Warranty 5-year warranty; warranty void if used in a multiuser data center environment