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Technical Specifications


280 GB
Launch Date
Lithography Type
3D XPoint(TM)


Sequential Read (up to)
2500 MB/s
Sequential Write (up to)
2000 MB/s
Random Read (8GB Span) (up to)
550000 IOPS
Random Read (100% Span)
550000 IOPS
Random Write (8GB Span) (up to)
500000 IOPS
Random Write (100% Span)
500000 IOPS
Latency - Read
10 µs
Latency - Write
10 µs
Power - Active
Power - Idle


Vibration - Operating
2.17 GRMS (5-700 Hz)
Vibration - Non-Operating
3.13 GRMS (5-800 Hz)
Shock (Operating and Non-Operating)
1,000 G (0.5 ms)
Operating Temperature Range
0°C to 70°C
Endurance Rating (Lifetime Writes)
5.11 PB Written
Mean Time Between Failures (MTBF)
1,600,000 hours
Uncorrectable Bit Error Rate (UBER)
1 Sector per 10^17 bits read
Warranty Period
5 yrs

Package Specifications

Up to 140 grams
Form Factor
U.2 15mm
PCIe NVMe 3.0 x4

Advanced Technologies

Enhanced Power Loss Data Protection
Hardware Encryption
AES 256 bit


Features and Benefits

Fast Load Times

With the unprecedented level of realism in Star Citizen*, you’ll want the responsive load times that the Intel® Optane™ SSD 900P delivers. Load rich textures and get fully immersed in deep space. Plus, the drive supports the seamless transitions you’re called on to make from in-space dogfighting to on-the-ground combat.

Rich Features

To best experience the always-expanding, rich and deep universe of Star Citizen, play on an Intel® Core™ processor-based PC with the Intel® Optane™ SSD 900P. Higher content resolution means you can blast through Star Citizen’s richly detailed universe like never before.

Smooth Gaming

In the Star Citizen galaxy, you can’t afford lag time waiting for critical data and information. The Intel® Optane™ SSD 900P helps ensure you’re ready to respond and act quickly in the game’s crucial moments. The Intel® Optane™ SSD 900P comes with an Intel 5-year warranty for yet another level of protection in the Star Citizen universe.

BONUS – Free Sabre Raven Ship

Fly at quantum speeds. Purchase an Intel® Optane™ SSD 900P and claim the blazing fast, exclusive in-game Sabre Raven ship and free Star Citizen game while supplies last. Step in, begin the journey, and inhabit a world more immersive than ever before.

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Product and Performance Information

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