Kioxia Exceria Plus 1Tb SSD detailed review

Posted on November 07, 2022 by Raymond Chen

Kioxia's Exceria Plus SSD works on PCIe M.2 3.0 x 4 bus. More details about this NVMe in our article.

Kioxia Exceria Plus 1Tb SSD detailed review

Kioxia's 1Tb Exceria Plus NVMe is powered by Toshiba TC58NC1201GST-00-BB. This drive has Dynamic-Random Access Memory 2GB DDR4 pSLC-Cache for mapping data, located on the internal SSD. The Exceria Plus comes equipped with Toshiba 3D TLC flash memory. Internal SSD besides, available in 2 Tb and 500 Gb capacities.

Performance and benchmarks

NVMe SSD use PCIe M.2 3.0 x 4 interface with sequential write speeds 3200 Mbps, and maximum read speeds 3400 MB/s. This model has input/output performance 620000 on writing and 680000 on reading operations per second.

Endurance and warranty

Kioxia give 5 years warranty period limited by endurance 427 Total Bytes Written. The Exceria Plus has 2 million hours MTBF.

Specs

Category Value
Capacity 1 Tb
Interface M.2 3.0 x 4
Controller Toshiba TC58NC1201GST-00-BB
Memory type Toshiba 3D TLC
DRAM 2GB DDR4 pSLC-Cache
Read speed (Mb/s) 3400
Write speed (Mb/s) 3200
Read IOPS 680000
Write IOPS 620000
Endurance (TBW) 427
MTBF (million hours) 2
Warranty (years) 5

Conclusion

Exceria Plus (1Tb) produced by Kioxia support PCIe 3.0 that is significantly slower than PCIe Gen4. The sequential write speed is 3200 Mb/s, that is faster than has other rivals. The Kioxia Exceria Plus provide possibility to write 427 TBW, that is not very much compared to closest competitors. On balance, Kioxia Exceria Plus 1Tb is a well-balanced drive.

+ Pros

  • Excellent writing speed
  • Capacity

- Cons

  • PCIe 3.0
  • Writing speed

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FAQ

The Kioxia Exceria Plus has 2GB DDR4 pSLC-Cache. Dynamic random-access memory (DRAM) makes storage work faster, but more expensive.

The Exceria Plus 1Tb due to the low density of memory chips able to operate with no further cooling systems. Some laptops or motherboards already has thermal pads above and below the SSD for improving performance during times of heavy loads.

The Kioxia Exceria Plus 1Tb has sequential write speed 3200 Mbps, sequential read speed 3400 Mb per second. Storage works on Toshiba TC58NC1201GST-00-BB controller and M.2 3.0 x 4 high-speed serial computer expansion bus standard. The NAND memory type is Toshiba 3D TLC.
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