PD5 Series

The PD5 series SSD unleashes lightning-fast speeds with PCIe 5.0 and NVMe 2.0 support, engineered to blaze through data-intensive workloads. Designed for the demanding needs of data centers, it packs a massive 15.36TB capacity in a U.2 form factor. Optimized for cloud computing, artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning (ML), content delivery networks (CDN), and web streaming applications, the PD5 series delivers unrivaled performance for your most demanding data-driven tasks. Product Specs and Datasheet →

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PCIe 5.0
NVMe 2.0


232-layer 3D TLC

NAND Flash

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IOPS (random 4K) 

Powering Data Centers with Cutting-Edge PCIe Gen 5 SSD

High-Density Storage for Mainstream and Read-Intensive Workloads

The PD5 is engineered for superior 3D TLC performance, supporting mainstream and read-intensive workloads with high density capabilities. Choose from storage capacities of up to 12.8TB for mainstream version and 15.36TB for read-centric version.

Unrivaled Performance as A Leading PCIe Gen5 SSD

With impressive performance metrics including up to 2.6M/750K IOPS 4K random read/write, 14 GB/s 128K sequential read, and 10 GB/s 128K sequential write, the PD5 stands out as a top contender among PCIe Gen5 SSDs.

Robust drive endurance

The PD5 series presents prolonged drive longevity, ensuring a reliable lifespan of 5 years when subjected to mainstream workloads of 3 drive writes per day (DWPD) or read-centric workloads of 1 DWPD*.

*Based on compliance with the JESD219 Enterprise workload.

Featured storage technologies


Dual power loss protection

The PD5 features both firmware and hardware power loss protection (PLP), ensuring data integrity during power failures.


Data integrity and reliability

By employing data path protection, Exascend's SSDs can achieve high levels of data integrity, ensuring that the data remains intact and reliable even in the presence of errors.


Data protection and security

The PD5 series is equipped with advanced security features such as AES-256 encryption, custom PBA, and optional data sanitization to provide superior data protection.

Recommended applications

Data center


Cloud computing

AI and ML

Web streaming

Content delivery networks

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