Kioxia intros XD7P Series Data Center NVMe SSDs for hyperscale

Kioxia Corporation has introduced the KIOXIA XD7P Series Data Center NVMe SSDs designed for hyperscale and general server applications.
KIOXIA EDSFF E1.S SSDs for Hyperscale Data CentersKIOXIA XD7P Series Drives are the second generation of Kioxia’s E1.S SSDs with Open Compute Project (OCP) Data Center NVMe SSD support, following its KIOXIA XD6 Series. KIOXIA XD7P Series Drives are now sampling to select customers.

KIOXIA XD7P Series Data Center NVMe SSDs deliver improved performance, achieving nearly 1.5 to 2X the sequential write performance and random read/write performance compared to its predecessor. The KIOXIA XD7P Series Drives are designed to PCIe 4.0 and NVMe 2.0 specifications, and PCIe 5.0 with maximum interface speed of 32 GT/s per lane is under development.

Hence, KIOXIA XD7P Series will be released initially as PCIe 4.0 SSDs. PCIe 5.0 SSDs will be released based on customer demand.

The KIOXIA XD7P Series, based on Kioxia’s 5th generation BiCS FLASH 3D flash memory technology, utilizes a Kioxia controller, which can be customized to customer needs. The E1.S form factor will be available in heights of 9.5mm, 15mm and 25mm with heat sink options. Capacities will be available up to 7.68 TB with 1 DWPD endurance. TCG Opal SSC SED security options will also be available.