The American Corsair Company is going to satisfy high-productive SSD zealots' needs by releasing new Neutron NX500 series products, already mentioned in the USA and Western European countries’ price lists.
Being performed in the PCI Express expansion card form factor, Corsair Neutron Series NX500 solid state drives are equipped with a fully-featured heatsink, a decorator cover and a rear backplate. These products of 400 and 800 GB capacity use a PCI Express 3.0 x4 (32 Gbps) interface and an NVMe protocol. The sequential data reading speed of both Neutron NX500 devices reaches 3 GB/s in ATTO Disk Benchmark and 2.4 GB/s in CrystalDiskMark, the consecutive writing velocity comes up to 2.4 GB/s in ATTO and 1.6 GB/s in CDM. 4 KB random IOPS rates are impressive –300,000 (reading) and 270,000 (writing).
Regarding the MLC NAND memory chips utilizing we may assume that Neutron NX500 SSDs are aimed not only at home PCs, but also at workstations, which are in operation 24/7. The specialties by Corsair are protected by a 3-year warranty. Currently the CSSD-N400GBNX500 (400 GB) sample costs $319.99 in the USA and minimum €348.89 in Western Europe, while CSSD-N800GBNX500 (800 GB) goes for $699.99 in the USA and €754.85 in Western Europe.