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next generation small form factor (NGSFF)

Next Generation Small Form Factor (NGSFF) is a compact form factor for plug-in cards and solid state drives( SSD), similar to the M.2 form factor.


19" chassis with 36 NGSFF modules and a storage capacity of 576 TB. Photo: Samsung

The NGSFF form factor is 30.5 mm x 110 mm x 4.38 mm, which fits within the height of one height unit(U).

The NGSFF form factor targets the one height unit rack server market. In terms of storage capacity for the NGSFF SSDs, a plug-in card has a storage capacity of 16 terabytes( TB). Since 16 NGSFF SSDs can be plugged into a 19" chassis of 1 U, this results in a storage capacity of 576 TB.

Englisch: next generation small form factor - NGSFF
Updated at: 23.04.2021
#Words: 106
Links: form factor, plug-in, solid state drive (SSD), M.2 form factor (M.2), unit (U)
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