Intel DC P5800X 1.6Tb NVMe SSD detailed review

Posted on November 07, 2022 by Raymond Chen

Intel's DC P5800X SSD use PCIe U.2 2.5" or E1.S bus. Read below about this NVMe SSD in our article.

Intel DC P5800X 1.6Tb NVMe SSD detailed review

Intel DC P5800X 1.6Tb works on Intel. The DC P5800X comes equipped with Intel Optane 2nd Gen memory. Internal SSD also available in 400 Gb and 800 Gb capacities.

Performance and benchmarks

Drive works on PCIe U.2 2.5" or E1.S computer expansion bus standard with read speeds 7400 MB/s, and sequential write speeds equals to 7400 MB/s. DC P5800X has input/output performance 1550000 on reading and 1600000 on writing operations.

Endurance and warranty

Intel give 5 years warranty that limited by endurance 227 TBW. As well it has 2 million hours mean time between failure.


Category Value
Capacity 1.6 Tb
Interface U.2 2.5" or E1.S
Controller Intel
Memory type Intel Optane 2nd Gen
DRAM n/a
Read speed (Mb/s) 7400
Write speed (Mb/s) 7400
Read IOPS 1550000
Write IOPS 1600000
Endurance (TBW) 227
MTBF (million hours) 2
Warranty (years) 5


The write speed is 7400 Mb/s, that is faster than has other competitors. The SSD can write 227 TBW, that is not much in comparison with nearest rivals. When everything is weighed in the balance, our site advise to have Intel DC P5800X 1.6Tb for your PC.

+ Pros

  • Excellent writing speed
  • PCIe 4.0
  • Capacity

- Cons

  • Writing speed

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The Intel DC P5800X 1.6Tb is DRAMless drive or data about it is unknown. Dynamic Random-Access Memory makes SSD faster, but also more expensive.

The Intel DC P5800X 1.6Tb due to the high density of memory chips requires installation of additional heat sink. It would lower temperature of the controller and memory. Some laptops or motherboards designed with thermal pads above or below the storage to improve performance during high loads.

The Intel DC P5800X 1.6Tb has write speed 7400 Mb/s, read speed 7400 Mbps. Storage operate on Intel controller and U.2 2.5" or E1.S interface standard. The NAND flash memory type is Intel Optane 2nd Gen.
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