KIOXIA Europe announced new consumer SSDs scheduled to be released in the third quarter of 2023. The EXCERIA PLUS G3 Series will leverage PCIe 4.0 technology and offer up to 2 terabytes (TB) of capacity. The new series is well-suited to mainstream users of high performance gaming PCs, desktops and notebooks, bringing the speed and affordability that they require. The EXCERIA PLUS G3 Series, which is a product under development, will be on reference exhibit at COMPUTEX TAIPEI from May 30 to June 2 at the Taipei Nangang Exhibition Center.
Featuring KIOXIA's BiCS FLASH™ 3D flash memory TLC (Triple-Level-Cell), the EXCERIA PLUS G3 SSD Series utilizes an M.2 2280 type single-sided form factor suitable for both desktops and mobile systems. The new drives will also support KIOXIA’s SSD Utility Management Software, which assists users with SSD monitoring and maintenance.
EXCERIA PLUS G3 SSD Series highlights include:
Utilizes PCIe 4.0 and NVMe 1.4 technology
Delivers around 5,000 Megabytes per second (MB/s) max sequential read speed (Preliminary)
Single-sided M.2 2280 form factor
Delivers up to approximately 70% more power efficiency at max sequential read speed over the previous generation EXCERIA PLUS G2 Series (Preliminary)
 Read and write speed may vary depending on various factors such as host devices, software (drivers, OS etc.), and read/write conditions.
 Based on KIOXIA research (as of May 25, 2023). These values are the best read out speed per power consumption obtained in a specific test environment at KIOXIA Corporation.