Corsair Force MP400 8Tb NVMe detailed review

Posted on November 07, 2022 by Raymond Chen

Corsair's Force MP400 SSD works on PCIe M.2 3.0 x 4 computer expansion bus standard. Detailed characteristics of this NVMe SSD here.

Corsair Force MP400 8Tb NVMe detailed review

Corsair Force MP400 8Tb is powered by Phison PS5012-E12S. This drive has Dynamic-Random Access Memory DDR3L to keep a map of where data is located on the drive. The Force MP400 comes equipped with Micron 3D QLC flash memory. This NVMe is offered also in three capacities, including 2 Tb, 1 Tb and 4 Tb volume sizes.

Performance and benchmarks

Drive works on PCIe M.2 3.0 x 4 interface with sequential write speeds equals to 3000 MB/s, and sequential read speeds 3480 Mbps. It also has input/output performance 610000 on reading and 710000 on writing operations per second.

Endurance and warranty

Corsair provide 5 years warranty period that limited by 1250 TBW. As well it has 1.8 million hours mean time between failure.


Category Value
Capacity 8 Tb
Interface M.2 3.0 x 4
Controller Phison PS5012-E12S
Memory type Micron 3D QLC
Read speed (Mb/s) 3480
Write speed (Mb/s) 3000
Read IOPS 610000
Write IOPS 710000
Endurance (TBW) 1250
MTBF (million hours) 1.8
Warranty (years) 5


Corsair Force MP400 8Tb use PCIe 3.0 that is significantly slower than PCIe 4. The maximum write speed is 3000 Mbps, that is pretty good for this computer expansion bus standard. The Corsair Force MP400 provide possibility to write 1250 TBW, that is not very much compared to rivals. Weighing all these factors, Corsair Force MP400 8Tb is a well-balanced NVMe SSD.

+ Pros

  • Good writing speed
  • Capacity

- Cons

  • PCIe 3.0
  • Writing speed

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Video Review

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The Corsair Force MP400 has DDR3L. DRAM in their controller help to improve endurance and IOPS.

The Corsair Force MP400 8Tb due to the high density of memory chips requires installation of additional heat sink. This decrease temperature of the memory chips and controller. Some motherboards or laptops designed with additional cooling below and above the storage for improving productivity during times of heavy loads.

The Force MP400 8Tb has write speed 3000 Mb per second, maximum read speed 3480 Mb per second. NVMe run on Phison PS5012-E12S controller and M.2 3.0 x 4 high-speed serial computer expansion bus standard. The NAND flash memory type is Micron 3D QLC.
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