Welcome to our comprehensive review of the Fanxiang S880 SSD. In this video, we will cover everything you need to know about this solid-state drive.

Firstly, we delve into the specifications of the Fanxiang S880. This SSD comes in a single-sided M.2 2280 form factor and interfaces using a PCI-Express 4.0 x4 connection. It is available in capacities ranging from 1 TB to 4 TB. The SSD controller is the MAP1602A Falcon Lite from MaxioTech. Fanxiang has installed 232-layer TLC NAND flash on the S880. The S880 is rated for sequential read speeds of up to 7,300 MB/s and 6,800 MB/s write.

Next, we introduce Fanxiang, the company behind the S880. Established in 2015, Fanxiang is a Chinese company based in Guangdong. They specialize in designing and producing memory solutions including USB flash drives, SD and Micro SD cards, SATA and NVMe SSDs, external SSDs, RAM, and several other types of storage.

0:00 Intro
0:27 Fanxiang S880 SSD Specifications
2:09 Who is Fanxiang?
3:09 S770 vs S880
3:33 Fanxiang S880 Unboxing
4:02 S880 Heat Sink Problems & Benefits
5:00 Fanxiang S880 Warranty
5:15 Fanxiang S880 Installation
6:00 Fanxiang S880 Benchmark
6:47 Fanxiang S880 Review
7:50 Outro

We then compare the S770 and S880. Despite having a bigger model number, the S770 generally performs better, winning in 12 of the benchmarks. The S770 takes the edge in write tasks, which is typical for a DRAM-equipped drive.

Our unboxing segment reveals that unlike the S770, the S880 does not come with a full sized heatsink. However, it does come with a tiny screwdriver and M.2 screw.

We discuss the heat sink problems and benefits. The S880 might require a heatsink depending on how hard you hit it. At 70 C (or hotter) under full load, the S880 might require a heatsink depending on how hard you hit it.

The warranty of the Fanxiang S880 is set to five years, which is an excellent warranty period.

In the installation segment, we show you how to install the Fanxiang S880. Our testing uses the Fanxiang S880 4TB as the boot drive for the system, installed in the M.2 slot on the motherboard.

We then run a series of benchmarks. The S880 nails its rated read speed in UserBenchmark. The larger CrystalDiskMark test shows the Fanxiang S880 to improve dramatically on its write speed.

Finally, we give our overall review of the Fanxiang S880. The Fanxiang S880 4TB PCIe 4.0 NVMe M.2 2280 SSD emerges as a powerful storage giant, excelling in both speed and reliability. User experiences confirm that it significantly enhances the performance of desktops and laptops, proving to be an ideal choice for PS5 owners.


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