512GB Sabrent Rocket NVMe M.2 2280 internal Solid State Drive for $49.99 Shipped from Amazon. List: $219.99, currently $149.99 at Sabrent. The 1TB version goes for $109.99 and the 2TB for $219.99.

This is one of the fastest PCIe Gen 3 x 4 drives available, though it tends to use more power than say the XPG SX8200 Pro and HP 950EX drives.

The 512GB version is rated at up to 3400 MBps read and up to 2000 MBps write, while the 1TB drive gets up to 3000 MBps write.

Carries a 5 year warranty.


More Info:

M.2 PCIe Gen3 x 4 Interface. PCIe 3.1 Compliant / NVMe 1.3 Compliant.
Power Management Support for APST / ASPM / L1.2.
Supports SMART and TRIM commands. Supports ONFi 2.3, ONFi 3.0, ONFi 3.2 and ONFi 4.0 interface.
Advanced Wear Leveling, Bad Block Management, and Over-Provision.
For those who require a specific sector size to clone their existing SSDs: A newly released Sabrent utility enables users to re-format the Rocket drive and choose the sector size of their liking, either 512-bytes or 4K bytes.