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Scan code: LN103083 Manufacturer code: GP-GSM2NE3256GNTD

Gigabyte 256GB M.2 PCIe NVMe SSD/Solid State Drive

256GB Gigabyte, M.2 (2280) PCIe 3.0 (x4) NVMe SSD, HMB, V-NAND, 1700MB/s Read, 1100MB/s Write, 250k/180k

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Scan code: LN103083 Manufacturer code: GP-GSM2NE3256GNTD
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  • SCANPROTECT Protect against installation damage for 28 days. More info

    ScanProtect is an enhanced warranty specifically designed and offered by Scan to reduce the risk of any mishap or damage to components during installation.

    Our aim with ScanProtect is to encourage our customers to upgrade or build their own PC confidently. For a small additional fee our customers are provided with complete peace of mind.

256GB Gigabyte NVMe Solid State Drive

Gigabyte NVMe SSD 256GB

performance. stability. Introducing the new GIGABYTE NVMe SSD with a total capacity of 256GB and PCI-Express 3.0 x4, NVMe 1.3 interface. Complete your daily computing tasks boasting the best controller and NAND Flash that provide incredible Sequential read and write speeds. Compared to the 2.5" SATA SSD, the GIGABYTE M.2 PCIe SSD gives you a rapid data transfer experience. Featuring HMB (Host Memory Buffer) support, plus TRIM & S.M.A.R.T supported. Included five-year warranty for peace of mind.

Other GIGABYTE M.2 2280 NVMe SSDs:

128GB 512GB 1TB

256GB M.2 PCIe 3.0NVMe 1.3 Storage 2280

1700 / 1100 MBsMaximum Read / Write

180K / 250K IOPSRandom Read / Write

Breaking the Barriers of SATA Limitations


outstanding read/write performance GIGABYTE NVMe SSD provides performance for your daily computing tasks, boast of best controller & NAND flash. GIGABYTE M.2 PCIe SSD gives you a faster data transferring experience compared to 2.5" SATA solid state drive.

Host Memory Buffer (HMB)

memory buffer

PCIE 3.0 (x4) interface The Host Memory Buffer (HMB) feature utilizes the DMA (Direct Memory Access) of PCI Express to allow SSDs to use some of the DRAM on PC system, instead of requiring the SSD to bring its own DRAM.

Check your SSD's Health Using the Tool Box

Tool box

monitor the ssd's status with ease The freshly restructured SSD Tool Box is an innovative application that assists users by monitoring SSD Status, providing general information such as model name, FW version, health condition, drive optimization and also detects sensor temperature. Furthermore, users can clear all the data with the Secure Erase function. You can download the SSD Tool Box from the Support.

Reliability you can Trust


5 Years Limited Warranty GIGABYTE NVMe SSDs possess both high data transferring speed and enhanced endurance, providing durable MTBF of 1.5 million hours and 5 years or 1600TBW limited warranty.

Capacity 256GB
Form Factor M.2 (2280)
Height 22 mm
Interface PCIe 3.0 (x4)
Host Controller Interface NVMe 1.3
Flash Memory Type NAND Flash
Max. Read 1700 MB/s
Max. Write 1100 MB/s
DRAM Cache Memory N/A
DRAM Cache Memory Type  
Max. Random Read 4K 180K IOPS
Max. Random Write 4K 250K IOPS
Latency N/A
Special Features
  • HMB (Host Memory Buffer) Supported
  • S.M.A.R.T Support
  • TRIM Support
Power Consumption (active) Avg. Read: 2.6W; Write: 2.4W
Max. Endurance Rating  
MTBF 1.5M Hours
Max. Operating Vibration  
Max. Non-operating Vibration  
Max. Operating Shock  
Max. Non-operating Shock  
OS Support  
Bracket N/A
Dimensions 80 x 22 x 2.3 mm (WxHxD)
Package Type OEM
Additional Information
Scan Code LN103083
Model Number GP-GSM2NE3256GNTD
GTIN 4719331806873

Please note your statutory rights are not affected.

For further information regarding Scan's warranty procedure please see our terms and conditions

12 months
Return to base
DOA Period:
28 days
RTB Period:
12 months
Manufacturer Contact Details
0871 472 4747

Additional Notes:
5 Years Gigabyte Direct Warranty

TekSpek Guides
SSD Form Factors
SSD Form Factors
Date Issued: 27th Nov 2017

The arrival of the solid-state drive (SSD) has revolutionised the speed at which modern PCs perform common tasks. This is because SSDs have no moving parts, compared to larger, bulkier mechanical drives, thus they store information on memory chips. This means that accesses, reads and writes are many, many times faster

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Date Issued: 7th May 2010

Solid-state drives (SSDs) are fast becoming the must-have PC components of 2010. Serving as primary storage space for high-end computers, SSD's super-fast transfer rates and near-instant accesses offer genuine advantages over traditional spindle-based magnetic drives.

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PCI Express
PCI Express
Date Issued: 20th Oct 2008

A motherboard’s main job is to act as a conduit between the various hardware elements that make up a PC. It needs to be able to link the desired CPU(s), system memory, graphics card, hard drive(s), and add-in cards and enable them to work in harmony.

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Gigabyte 256GB M.2 PCIe NVMe SSD/Solid State Drive
Gigabyte 256GB M.2 PCIe NVMe SSD/Solid State Drive