WD BLACK AN1500 NVMe SSD Add-In-Card (PCI Express Card) 1TB – Bootable add-in-card with insane velocity – Insanely fast SSD performance storage with plug and play connectivity. Seq. Read up to 6500 MB/s (Queues=32, Threads=1), Seq. Write up to 4100 MB/s (Queues=32, Threads=1), Rand Read 4KB IOPS Up to 760,000 (Queues=32, Threads=8), Rand Write 4KB IOPS Up to 690,000 (Queues=32, Threads=8), Power Consumption Read Up to 15.7 (Active) (W), Power Consumption Write Up to 12.8 (Active) (W), Power Consumption Up to 8.5 (Idle) (W), Operating Temperatures 5 C to 35 C, Non-operating Temperatures -20 C to 65 C, Certifications FCC, CE, CB, UL, Form factor: PCI Express Card, Limited warranty: 5 Years. REACH EXTREME VELOCITY: Get in the game faster with the WD BLACKTM AN1500 NVMeTM SSD Add-in-Card. Internally powered by two SSDs using PCIe Gen3 technology, reach up to 6500MB/s read speed and up to 4100MB/s write speed to minimize load times. MORE CAPACITY FOR YOUR GAMES: Keep numerous games and your rig running smooth with the WD BLACKTM AN1500 NVMeTM SSD Add-in-Card, allowing you to save up to 4TB of data. PLUG AND OUTPLAY: Reaching extreme velocity has never been easier. The bootable WD BLACKTM AN1500 NVMeTM SSD Add-In-Card simply connects into your PCIe expansion slot, requiring no external power or cables. Primed with an enterprise grade RAID controller, this plug and play add-in-card can run your entire operating system while you game, giving you solid reliability and effortless performance that holds nothing back. OPTIMIZED WITH THE WD BLACK DASHBOARD: Take total control with the downloadable WD BLACK Dashboard, allowing you to monitor the health of your drive and optimize performance using gaming mode to ensure you?re firing on all cylinders during intense gaming sessions. LIGHT UP YOUR STATION WITH RGB: Enhance your gaming station with fully customizable RGB lighting controlled through the downloadable WD BLACK Dashboard (Windows only), designed to match your style with various colors and 13 different LED pattern effects to choose from. THROTTLE THE ENEMY. NOT YOUR RIG: Help keep your rig running at top speeds with the WD BLACKTM AN1500 NVMeTM SSD Add-in-Card, featuring a fanless and silent heatsink to sustain performance and help keep you from throttling down. System Requirements: Windows 10 [64-bit] Note: Compatibility may vary depending on user’s hardware configuration and operating system. Contents:WD BLACK AN1500 NVMe SSD Add-in-Card. Backward compatible with PCIe Gen3 x2, PCIe Gen3 x1, PCIe Gen2 x4, PCIe Gen2 x2, and PCIe Gen2 x1. Test Conditions: Performance is based on the Crystal Disk Mark 5.2.2 benchmark using a 1000MB LBA range ASUS Z170A desktop with Intel i7-6700K 4.0GHz, 8GB 2133MHz DDR4. Windows 10 Pro 64-bit using Microsoft StorNVMe driver, secondary drive. Performance may vary based on host device. 1 MB = 1,000,000 bytes. IOPS = input/output operations per second.