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Seagate details new range of gaming SSDs for Australia

Seagate has today confirmed local Australian availability of a range of new gaming solid state drives (SSDs).

FireCuda 520 SSD

First, the FireCuda 520 SSD is “is the company’s fastest solid-state drive and offers plug-and-play compatibility with all PCIe Gen4 motherboards.  With sequential read-write speeds of up to 45% faster than PCIe Gen3 NVMe drives1, the FireCuda 520 delivers an extreme boost in performance for PC gamers looking for the edge.”

Available now, the FireCuda 520 SSD is priced at $179 AUD (500GB model), $359 AUD (1TB model) or $669 AUD (2TB model).

FireCuda Gaming Dock

Shown above and available in March, the FireCuda Gaming Dock “features a built-in 4TB 3.5” HDD and a PCIe Gen3 NVMe M.2 SSD expansion slot for an optional SSD upgrade, offering vast storage for archiving games and data and the ability to take advantage of the intense speed of solid-state drives.”

The dock also includes a Thunderbolt 3 accessory port, a DisplayPort 1.4 port, an ethernet port, 3.5mm audio in and out ports, four USB 3.1 ports and a USB 3.1 charge port.

It will retail for $599 AUD.

BarraCuda Fast SSD

The BarraCude Fast SSD is designed for “mobile gamers and active power users in mind,” and features read/write speeds of up to 540 MB/s1.

Available in April, the BarraCuda Fast SSD retails for $169 AUD (500GB model), $289 AUD (1TB model) and $599 AUD (2TB model).

FireCuda Gaming SSD

Seagate calls the FireCuda Gaming SSD “the perfect companion to Seagate’s recently released FireCuda Gaming Dock.” The portable SSD “marries Seagate’s premium FireCuda NVMe 510 SSD and the latest cutting-edge SuperSpeed USB 20 Gb/s (USB 3.2 Gen2×2) interface, delivering staggering read speeds of up to 2,000 MB/s1.”

Available in May, the FireCuda Gaming SSD will retail for $299 AUD (500GB model), $399 AUD (1TB model) or $759 AUD (2TB model).



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