Corsair Neutron NX500 1Tb NVMe detailed review

Posted on November 07, 2022 by Raymond Chen

Corsair's Neutron NX500 NVMe works on PCIe 3.0 x 4 expansion standard. Read below about this SSD on this site.

Corsair Neutron NX500 1Tb NVMe detailed review

Neutron NX500 (1Tb) produced by Corsair works on Phison PS5007-E7 controller. This SSD has DRAM Nanya DDR3 for mapping data, located on the drive. The Neutron NX500 comes equipped with Toshiba TLC memory. SSD besides, available in 3 capacities, including 600 Gb, 400 Gb and 800 Gb.

Performance and benchmarks

Corsair Neutron NX500 works on PCIe PCIe 3.0 x 4 interface with sequential write speeds equals to 1600 MB/s, and sequential read speeds 2800 Mbps. Neutron NX500 has input/output performance 270000 on writing and 300000 on reading operations per second.

Endurance and warranty

Manufacturer provide 5 years of warranty that limited by endurance 1047 Total Bytes Written.


Category Value
Capacity 1 Tb
Interface PCIe 3.0 x 4
Controller Phison PS5007-E7
Memory type Toshiba TLC
Read speed (Mb/s) 2800
Write speed (Mb/s) 1600
Read IOPS 300000
Write IOPS 270000
Endurance (TBW) 1047
MTBF (million hours) n/a
Warranty (years) 5


Neutron NX500 (1Tb) produced by Corsair may work on previous bus standard that is significantly slower than PCIe Gen4. The sequential write speed is 1600 Mb/s, that is slower than has most of competitors. The NVMe can write 1047 TBW, that is pretty well in comparison with closest rivals. After evaluating all the facts, Corsair Neutron NX500 1Tb is a well-rounded NVMe SSD.

+ Pros

  • Capacity
  • Endurance

- Cons

  • Slow writing speed
  • PCIe 3.0

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The Corsair Neutron NX500 has Nanya DDR3. Dynamic Random-Access Memory in their controller help to improve input/output performance and endurance.

The Corsair Neutron NX500 due to the low density of memory chips can run without further cooling systems. Some motherboards or laptops already has thermal pads below and above the storage for improving performance during high loads.

The Corsair Neutron NX500 has sequential write speed 1600 Mb per second, read speed 2800 Mbps. SSD run on Phison PS5007-E7 controller and PCIe 3.0 x 4 high-speed serial computer expansion bus standard. The NAND memory type is Toshiba TLC.
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