Silicon Power P34A80 1TB NVMe M.2 SSD Review: Page 3 of 5

Posted by Damon Bailey on Thursday, May 2, 2019 - 8:00am

Packaging & A Closer Look

Silicon Power P34A80 1TB NVMe M.2 SSD Review

Silicon Power’s P34A80 drive comes in a small black box with some darker red accenting on it. The capacity and 5-year warranty are prominently displayed on the front next to the clear window that shows the drive.

Silicon Power P34A80 1TB NVMe M.2 SSD Review

The rear of the box has some basic information in a myriad of languages.

Silicon Power P34A80 1TB NVMe M.2 SSD Review

Inside, the drive is cradled in a clear plastic tray with a clear cover. There are a few cutouts for other products, but no paperwork.

Silicon Power P34A80 1TB NVMe M.2 SSD Review

The rive itself is your typical M-key M.2 2280 sized drive. It utilizes up to PCIe 3.0 x4 to connect to the host,

Silicon Power P34A80 1TB NVMe M.2 SSD Review

The semi-metallic label covers most of the main side of the drive.

Silicon Power P34A80 1TB NVMe M.2 SSD Review

With the label removed, we get a good look at the Phison E12 controller,

Silicon Power P34A80 1TB NVMe M.2 SSD Review

 …two Toshiba 64 layer BiCS flash chips…

Silicon Power P34A80 1TB NVMe M.2 SSD Review

…and a Hynix 512MB DDR4 DRAM cache.

Silicon Power P34A80 1TB NVMe M.2 SSD Review

The back of the drive is also populated for with two additional flash IC’s and another 512MB DDR4 DRAM cache module.

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