Does Western Digital SN740 have a DRAM cache?

Does anyone have the performance data on this drive that Framework sells for the steam deck? Does it have DRAM? What is it’s sustained performance?

WD advertises it as DRAM-less,which makes sense considering size constraints


@GhostLegion , can you point me to that info? I did a cursory look on their site but didn’t find it.

Featuring a DRAM-less architecture and leveraging Western Digital’s in-house SSD controller design, BiCS5 3D NAND, firmware development, and vertical integration, the new SN740 NVMe SSD underscores the company’s strengths in developing innovations that allow customers to unlock the potential of data.

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