Corsair Neutron NX500 600Gb SSD technical specifications

Posted on November 07, 2022 by Raymond Chen

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

Corsair Neutron NX500 600Gb SSD technical specifications

Corsair's 600Gb Neutron NX500 SSD is powered by Phison PS5007-E7 controller. The NVMe write a data location map on Dynamic-Random Access Memory Nanya DDR3 to launch a programs faster. The Neutron NX500 comes equipped with Toshiba TLC flash memory. This NVMe also available in three capacities: 1 Tb, 800 Gb and 400 Gb volume sizes.

Performance and benchmarks

NVMe SSD use PCIe PCIe 3.0 x 4 expansion standard with read speeds 2800 Mbps, and sequential write speeds equals to 1600 Mbps. Neutron NX500 has input/output performance 300000 on reading and 270000 on writing operations per second.

Endurance and warranty

Manufacturer provide 5 years warranty that limited by 1222 Total Bytes Written.


Category Value
Capacity 600 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) 1222
MTBF (million hours) n/a
Warranty (years) 5


Neutron NX500 (600Gb) produced by Corsair may work on previous bus standard that is undoubtedly slower than PCIe 4. The sequential write speed is 1600 Mb/s, that is slower than has most of rivals. The NVMe SSD provide possibility to write 1222 TBW, that is pretty well in comparison with rivals. When everything is weighed in the balance, Corsair Neutron NX500 600Gb 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. DRAM in their controller help to improve input/output performance and endurance.

The Neutron NX500 600Gb due to the low density of memory chips may run with no additional heat sinks. Some laptops or motherboards already has thermal pads below or above the storage for improving performance during times of high loads.

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