Kioxia Exceria 500Gb NVMe SSD technical specs

Posted on November 07, 2022 by Raymond Chen

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

Kioxia Exceria 500Gb NVMe SSD technical specs

Kioxia Exceria 500Gb use Toshiba TC58NC1202GST controller. The NVMe SSD write a data location map on DRAM 1GB DDR4 SLC-Cache to open a files without delays. The Exceria comes equipped with Toshiba 3D TLC flash memory. This NVMe also available in 250 Gb and 1 Tb capacities.

Performance and benchmarks

This NVMe works on PCIe M.2 3.0 x 4 computer expansion bus standard with write speeds equals to 1600 MB/s, and read speeds 1700 Mbps. This model has IOPS 350000 on reading and 400000 on writing operations per second.

Endurance and warranty

Kioxia give 5-year warranty limited by 200 Total Bytes Written. The Exceria has 1.5 million hours MTBF.


Category Value
Capacity 500 Gb
Interface M.2 3.0 x 4
Controller Toshiba TC58NC1202GST
Memory type Toshiba 3D TLC
Read speed (Mb/s) 1700
Write speed (Mb/s) 1600
Read IOPS 350000
Write IOPS 400000
Endurance (TBW) 200
MTBF (million hours) 1.5
Warranty (years) 5


Kioxia Exceria 500Gb support PCIe 3 that is undoubtedly slower than PCIe 4.0. The maximum write speed is 1600 Mbps, that is slower than has most of rivals. The NVMe has endurance 200 TBW, that is bad compared to rivals. After evaluating all the facts, Kioxia Exceria 500Gb has more minuses and we strongly do not advise to have it.

+ Pros

  • None

- Cons

  • Slow writing speed
  • PCIe 3.0
  • Capacity
  • Writing speed

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The Kioxia Exceria has 1GB DDR4 SLC-Cache. DRAM makes storage faster, but more expensive.

The Kioxia Exceria 500Gb due to the low density of memory chips able to last without additional heat sinks. Some motherboards or laptops designed with additional cooling above and below the storage to enhance productivity during times of heavy loads.

The Kioxia Exceria 500Gb has maximum write speed 1600 Mbps, maximum read speed 1700 Mb per second. Storage works on Toshiba TC58NC1202GST controller and M.2 3.0 x 4 interface standard. The NAND flash memory type is Toshiba 3D TLC.
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