Memory & Storage

Why Maingear Computers Use Samsung 960 Pro SSDs With V-NAND Technology

Samsung 960 seriesPCIe/NVMe SSDs incorporate V-NAND technology to enable speeds much faster than standard SATA SSDs. According to Wallace Santos, CEO of Maingear Computers, “At Maingear, we build some of the world’s best gaming PCs. Your high-end processor and your high-end GPU is nothing without a really fast SSD. That’s where Samsung NVMe SSDs come in.” Among Santos’ reasons for recommending the Samsung 960 series SSDs are their two-terabyte capacity, V-NAND technology and their five-year warranty. NVMe PCIe SSDs are 4.5 times faster than SATA SSDs, with the 960 Pro having a sequential read performance 3,200 MB/s and a random read performance of 380,000 MB/s. As Santos states, the Samsung 960 series SSDs are “the best and the fastest SSDs you can buy today.”

To learn more about why Maingear Computers recommends Samsung’s 960 series of SSDs to gamers, watch the video below.

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Logan Harbaugh

Logan Harbaugh is an IT consultant and reviewer. He has worked in IT for over 20 years, and was a senior contributing editor with InfoWorld Labs as well as a senior technology editor at Information Week Labs. He has written reviews of enterprise IT products including storage, network switches, operating systems, and more for many publications and websites, including Storage Magazine,, StateTech, Information Week, PC Magazine and He is the author of two books on network troubleshooting.

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