NVMe drives have been taking the PC market by storm for the past few years and recently have gotten quite affordable. A simple 128GB NVMe SSD is only $50! Only $20 more than a standard Sata SSD and is 100% worth it in my opinion.
So in today’s review I’m taking a look at one of Seagate’s budget NVMe SSDs, The Seagate Barracuda 510 512GB NVMe SSD.
Big thanks to Seagate for sending this out for review!
What’s in the Box
What’s in the box? Not a lot, you get the Seagate Barracuda 510 which is nicely wrapped in an anti-static bag and some documentation-That’s it. Not even a sticker!
Design and Features
Well, the Design of the Seagate 510 is really the same as any M.2 SSD. It has a blue PCB with gold fingers on the M.2 Key (Socket M). The Seagate 510 SSD does not have an integrated heat sink but a lot of motherboards these days have integrated heat spreaders anyhow.
- Amazing speed with next-level 3D TLC NAND and a PCIe Gen3 ×4, NVMe 1.3
unlocked sequential read/write speeds of up to 3,400/2,180 MB/s
- Amazing versatility with capacities of 256 GB to 1 TB lets you pick the right drive for
the job and budget
- Slim form factor with single-sided M.2 2280 for ultra-thin/ultra-small laptops, mini
PCs, and desktop PCs
- Low power consumption with up to 5.3W active power and multiple low power modes
make for longer battery life and cooler running speeds
The official software for the Seagate Barracuda 510 is the Seagate SSD GUI which allows you to access a bunch of details about the drive as well as Seagate’s S.M.A.R.T Data. Another piece of software offered is Seagate’s DiscWizard which gives you basic disk cloning and imaging abilities.
The Seagate Barracuda 510 512GB NVMe SSD can be found for about $130-$200 AUD on most online retailers, Like Amazon Australia.
The Seagate Barracuda 510 512GB NVMe SSD is quite a powerful SSD at a reasonable price. So if you are planning to build a new PC or upgrading I definitely recommend picking it up. It does really well on all types of tests and will definitely serve you well.
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Disclosure: The Seagate Barracuda 510 512GB NVMe SSD review sample was supplied for reviewing but all opinions are of my own and not paid
Disclosure: The above Amazon Australia Link(s) is an Affiliate Link, Meaning I get a small percentage of the purchase at no extra cost to you.
Seagate Barracuda 510 512GB NVMe SSD
- User Friendly
- Value for Money
NVMe drives have been taking the PC market by storm with budget SSDs with high performance. The Seagate Barracuda is high performing NVMe drive on a budget.