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TeamGroup introduces NVMe SSDs specifically designed to mine Chia

Chia could cause SSD and HDD shortages. (Image Source: TeamGroup)
Chia could cause SSD and HDD shortages. (Image Source: TeamGroup)
The Chia mining craze is in full effect and SSD / HDD shortages could be right around the corner. TeamGroup is now jumping to the rescue by providing the first NVMe SSDs specifically designed to mine Chia. The new T-Create Expert PCIe SSD models come with greatly improved durability and an impressive 12-year warranty.

Chia Coin was introduced back in 2018, but it only recently started trading on select platforms. Unlike established crypto assets that require proof of work like Bitcoin, Chia seeks to offer a more environmentally-friendly way of mining with proof of space-time validation that requires digital storage space. The total network capacity for Chia is nearing 2 Exabytes, and, given the popularity of the coin and its relatively affordable means of mining, storage device manufacturers are expecting a surge in sales for high-capacity models. Unfortunately, this also means that we could be looking at an imminent shortage of SSDs and HDDs. Some companies like TeamGroup are trying to combat this by introducing NVMe SSDs specifically designed to mine Chia.

The new T-Create Expert PCIe SSDs from TeamGroup are marketed as the best choice to mine Chia since they feature increased durability and an extended warranty. These come in 1 TB and 2 TB capacities and support PCIe 3.0 speeds. The 1 TB model features an endurance rating of 6,000 TB, while the 2 TB model naturally doubles the rating to 12,000 TB. These ratings are 3 to 10 times higher than on any other consumer-grade NVMe SSD, greatly reducing the need to replace SSDs. Also, unlike other SSD makers that void the warranty if the storage devices are used to mine Chia, TeamGroup offers an impressive 12-year extended warranty.

No pricing info for now, yet the T-Create Expert SSDs can be pre-ordered directly from TeamGroup's official site.

 

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Bogdan Solca
Bogdan Solca - Senior Tech Writer - 1750 articles published on Notebookcheck since 2017
I first stepped into the wondrous IT&C world when I was around seven years old. I was instantly fascinated by computerized graphics, whether they were from games or 3D applications like 3D Max. I'm also an avid reader of science fiction, an astrophysics aficionado, and a crypto geek. I started writing PC-related articles for Softpedia and a few blogs back in 2006. I joined the Notebookcheck team in the summer of 2017 and am currently a senior tech writer mostly covering processor, GPU, and laptop news.
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Bogdan Solca, 2021-05- 5 (Update: 2021-05- 5)