Corsair announced the release of the MP400 solid-state drive, made in the M.2 2280 size, equipped with a PCIe Gen3 x4 interface, and supports the NVMe protocol. The Corsair MP400 PCIe NVMe M.2 SSD uses 3D QLC NAND technology.
A 1TB, 2TB, and 4TB drives are now available, with an 8TB model to be added in the future. In all cases, the maximum data transfer rate in sequential read mode is declared equal to 3480 MB/s, and the speed in sequential write mode is 3000 MB/s. The exception is the M.2 SSD 1TB, which writes data at speeds up to 1880MB/s.
The performance of operations with random access in the case of a 1TB drive reaches 470,000 IOPS in read mode and 190,000 IOPS in write mode. The 2TB drive is faster with 560,000 read IOPS and 380,000 write IOPS. The other two models deliver 710,000 IOPS, and 610,000 IOPS in read and write modes, respectively.
New SSD drives combine with free Corsair SSD Toolbox software, enabling convenient features such as secure to erase and firmware updates right from the desktop. With the endurance of up to 1,600TB Written and a five-year warranty.
Corsair MP400 price and availability
Corsair MP400 PCIe NVMe M.2 SSD is now available to buy on Newegg and Amazon websites with a starting price of $136.99 for the 1TB, $287.99 for the 2TB, $661.99 for the 4TB, and 8TB storage model cost $1,497.99.
Recently Samsung has also announced the next generation NVMe M.2 SSD 980 Pro SSD with PCIe 4.0 technology achieves speeds of 7,000 MB/s or one million IOPS, which means that performance has been doubled compared to its predecessor.