Seagate 1TB FireCuda 520 M.2 PCIe Gen4 NVMe SSD

MX79858 1TB FireCuda 520 M.2 PCIe Gen4 NVMe SSD
MX79858 1TB FireCuda 520 M.2 PCIe Gen4 NVMe SSD MX79858 1TB FireCuda 520 M.2 PCIe Gen4 NVMe SSD MX79858 1TB FireCuda 520 M.2 PCIe Gen4 NVMe SSD MX79858 1TB FireCuda 520 M.2 PCIe Gen4 NVMe SSD

Product Info

Seagate FireCuda 520 Series PCIe Gen4 SSD – Dominate with Ferocious Speed


Seagate® brings over 20 years of trusted performance and reliability to the Seagate® FireCuda® SSD.

Unleash the speed of PCIe 4.0 x4 with FireCuda 520 PCIe Gen4 SSD, our newest M.2 NVMe SSD built for pro-level gaming and nearly 45% faster than previous generations. This solid-state gaming drive is out-of-the-box compatible with the new X570 chipset and easily plugs directly into any PCIe Gen4 motherboard for a compact performance boost to your PC build.

It provides plug-and-play compatibility with all PCIe 4.0 motherboards, and delivers an extreme boost in performance with the latest 3D TLC NAND technology. Upgrading to the FireCuda 520 unlocks Gen4 speed and supplies up to 9× faster sequential reads than SATA SSDs.

  • Perfect for upgrading speed and performance for gamers and creatives
  • Soar to new heights of performance with Seagate FireCuda SSD providing maximum sequential read and write speeds, up to 5,000 / 4,400 MB/s
  • Slim M.2 2280 double-sided form factor
  • Capacities up to 2TB
  • Backed by Seagate's 5 Year Manufacturer Limited Warranty


The Most Competitive Edge

NAND Acceleration
Upgrade to PCIe Gen4 x4 on next-gen 3D TLC NAND in a M.2 2280 NVMe form factor, and sequential read/writes up to 5000/4400 MB/s, and random read/write up to 760K/700K IOPS.

Leading Performance
Dominate with a plug-and-play gaming storage boost that is backwards compatible with PCIe 3.0 platforms and AMD X570 chipset PCIe 4.0 motherboards.

Enviable Endurance
Take advantage of a 5-year limited warranty, 1.8M hours MTBF, and up to 2800 TBW.

Latest NAND Technology
Enjoy the latest NAND technology, which provides the most advanced speed and durability for your dollar.

Speed Up Your Creativity
The speed and durability of this drive make it a great solution for creative professionals who need files processed faster. Sequential read/write speeds can handle multiple video streams writing to the drive, and high IOPS ensure consistently smooth streaming.

Benefits from SeaTools™ SSD Software
SeaTools™ SSD is our free software that tests and analyzes drives. It is completely data safe and easily installs on your system.

Features include:

  • Drive health monitoring
  • Drive performance monitoring
  • Firmware and software updates

Maintain Drive Health

A Rescue Data Recovery Services plan is available for purchase when you register your FireCuda drive*. You'll have access to a global team of world-class data recovery experts in case of unexpected data loss.

* Rescue Data Recovery Services plans are not available in all countries. Please contact your Seagate sales representative for further details.

Additional Information:

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System Requirements

  • M.2 slot, PCIe G3 ×4 interface
  • PC with Windows® 10 / 8.1 / 7
  • Linux


Model Number ZP1000GM3A002
Capacity 1TB
PCI-E Interface PCI-E v4.0 x4
NVMe NVMe 1.3
NAND Flash Memory 3D TLC
Form Factor M.2 2280-D2
Cache N/A
Bandwidth 128KB Sequential:
Reads: Up to 5,000 MB/s
Writes: Up to 4,400 MB/s
Performance may vary based on system hardware & configuration
Random IOPS Random 4KB, QD32:
Reads: Up to 760,000 IOPS
Writes: Up to 700,000 IOPS
Performance may vary based on system hardware & configuration
Reliability/Data Integrity  
MTBF 1.8 Million Hours
TBW Total Bytes Written: 1,800 TB Written
Shock Non-Operating: 1500Gs (0.5ms)
Acoustics N/A
Power Management  
Startup Power N/A
Power Consumption Active average: 5.6W
Idle average: 15mW
Low Power Mode: 2mW
Temperature Operating: 0 ~ 70° C
Storage: -40 ~ 85° C
Compliant Standards RoHS, S.M.A.R.T., TRIM, Halogen Free
Dimensions (WxHxL) 22.15 x 3.58 x 80.15 mm (0.87" x 0.14" x 3.16")
Weight 8.5g