Corsair Neutron NX500 400Gb SSD technical specs

Posted on November 07, 2022 by Raymond Chen

Corsair's Neutron NX500 works on PCIe 3.0 x 4 computer expansion bus standard. Detailed characteristics of this NVMe SSD on our page.

Corsair Neutron NX500 400Gb SSD technical specs

Neutron NX500 (400Gb) produced by Corsair use Phison PS5007-E7. This SSD has DRAM Nanya DDR3 to keep a map of where data is located on the internal SSD. The Neutron NX500 comes equipped with Toshiba TLC flash memory. NVMe SSD also available in 3 capacities, including 1 Tb, 600 Gb and 800 Gb.

Performance and benchmarks

Corsair Neutron NX500 use PCIe PCIe 3.0 x 4 with maximum read speeds 2800 MB/s, and write speeds 1600 Mbps. Neutron NX500 has input/output performance 300000 on reading and 270000 on writing operations.

Endurance and warranty

Manufacturer give 5 years warranty period that limited by 698 Total Bytes Written.


Category Value
Capacity 400 Gb
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) 698
MTBF (million hours) n/a
Warranty (years) 5


Neutron NX500 (400Gb) produced by Corsair support PCIe 3 that is twice slower than PCIe 4.0. The write speed is 1600 Mbps, that is slower than has most of competitors. The NVMe SSD has endurance 698 TBW, that is good compared to rivals. When everything is weighed in the balance, Corsair Neutron NX500 400Gb has more cons and we strongly do not advise to have it.

+ Pros

  • Endurance

- Cons

  • Slow writing speed
  • PCIe 3.0
  • Capacity

Buy this or similar SSD:

Video Review

Corsair NX500 400GB Review, HHHL PCIe NVMe SSD.


The Corsair Neutron NX500 has Nanya DDR3. Dynamic Random-Access Memory makes SSD faster, but also more expensive.

The Neutron NX500 400Gb due to the low density of memory chips can last without additional heat sinks. Some laptops or motherboards from the factory has additional cooling below or above the storage for improving performance during heavy loads.

The Corsair Neutron NX500 400Gb has write speed 1600 Mb/s, sequential read speed 2800 Mb/s. SSD operate on Phison PS5007-E7 controller and PCIe 3.0 x 4 interface standard. The NAND flash memory type is Toshiba TLC.
There are no comments yet.
Your message is required.

Other Corsair models:

Similar SSD:

Intel DC P5800X Review

Intel DC P5800X

400 Gb / U.2 2.5" or E1.S