SABRENT 1TB Rocket NVMe PCIe 4.0 M.2 2280 Internal SSD Maximum Performance Solid State Drive Review

Today we’ll be taking a quick look at the all-new 1TB Rocket NVMe PCIe 4.0 M.2 2280 Internal SSD from SABRENT, which advertises insane read and write speeds and supports the new and exciting PCIe 4.0 interface that is now available on X570 series motherboards from AMD. This next-generation M.2 SSD from SABRENT supports the NVMe M.2 PCIe Gen4 x4 Interface and is PCIe 4.0 Compliant / NVMe 1.3 Compliant. This new SSD also features power management support for APST / ASPM / L1.2, SMART and the TRIM command, ONFi 2.3, ONFi 3.0, ONFi 3.2 and the ONFi 4.0 interface. With Advanced Wear Leveling, Bad Block Management, Error Correction Code, and Over-Provision, this SSD is also very reliable and even supports upgradeable firmware. So what does all of this actually mean? It means ludicrous performance no matter the workload, all in a fantastic package and price!

The SABRENT 1TB Rocket Nvme PCIe 4.0 M.2 2280 Internal SSD Extreme Performance Solid State Drive (SB-ROCKET-NVMe4-1TB) delivers all the advantages of flash disk technology with PCIe Gen4.0 x4 interface.

Based on Toshiba’s BiCS4 96L TLC NAND Flash memory, its performance speeds can reach up to 5000 MB/s (read) and 4400 MB/s (write) when using a PCIe Gen4 motherboard. Using a PCIe Gen3 Motherboard Speeds will reach up to 3400 MB/s (read) and 3000 MB/s (write). Power consumption is much lower than traditional hard drives, making it the best embedded solution for new systems.

The SABRENT 1TB Rocket Nvme PCIe 4.0 M.2 2280 Internal SSD was designed using PCIe 4.0 which allows for speeds of up to 5000 MB/s (read) and 4400 MB/s (write), significantly faster than PCIe 3.0.

Note: In order to take advantage of these speeds, a PCIe Gen4 motherboard is REQUIRED. Otherwise it will be at pcie gen 3 speed at max of 3500MB/s.
When installing any NVMe PCIe 4.0 SSD directly onto a PCIe Gen4 Motherboard a Heatsink is required to dissipate the heat generated by the drives extreme speed levels to avoid thermal throttling and maximize performance.

The SABRENT 1TB Rocket Nvme PCIe 4.0 M.2 2280 Internal SSD is backward compatible with PCIe 3.0. Using a Gen 3 PCIe motherboard will enable the user to reach speeds of up to 3400 MB/s (read) and 3000 MB/s (write).


I would like to thank SABRENT for providing this review sample! Let us see what they have to say about themselves on their website:

At SABRENT, we create products that help people realize the power of technology and make people’s lives easier and better. We have a proven track record to consumers and distribution partners, who are part of the rapidly growing SABRENT family.

  • Deliver the latest technology at an affordable price.
  • offer a broad product selection, specializing in items that sell.
  • Maintain large inventory levels and provide same day shipping.
  • Attractive retail packaging.
  • Instant live customer service and technical support, including remote access sessions.
  • No-nonsense product exchanges.

SABRENT’s commitment is to offer the latest technology and the highest quality consumer electronic products at an affordable cost to everyone. Since its founding, SABRENT has consistently delivered to market a full line of computer peripherals and accessories that incorporate style, quality and the latest technologies available.

I’m expecting that the SABRENT 1TB Rocket NVMe PCIe 4.0 M.2 2280 SSD will offer super-fast speeds for both read and write operations. Additionally, I have a feeling that this SSD could be one of the fastest NVMe SSDs that we have tested to date!


You can buy the SABRENT 1TB Rocket NVMe 4.0 Gen4 PCIe M.2 Internal SSD Extreme Performance Solid State Drive for around USD $209 from Amazon –


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Tinkering with computers and other electronics since the days of the Apple IIe and the Intellivision as the Prodigal 80s child, Jeremy seeks to constantly expand his knowledge of the ever-changing and ever-enticing world of Consumer Electronics. He enjoys tinkering, overclocking, modding, and most of all gaming.