Kioxia Exceria Plus 2Tb NVMe technical review

Posted on November 07, 2022 by Raymond Chen

Kioxia's Exceria Plus works on PCIe M.2 3.0 x 4 computer expansion bus standard. Read below about this NVMe on our page.

Kioxia Exceria Plus 2Tb NVMe technical review

Kioxia's 2Tb Exceria Plus NVMe is powered by Toshiba TC58NC1201GST-00-BB controller. The SSD storing a data location map on DRAM 2GB DDR4 pSLC-Cache to launch a programs faster. The Exceria Plus comes equipped with Toshiba 3D TLC memory. SSD also available in 1 Tb and 500 Gb capacities.

Performance and benchmarks

This NVMe works on PCIe M.2 3.0 x 4 with maximum read speeds 3400 MB/s, and write speeds 3200 Mbps. This model has IOPS 680000 on reading and 620000 on writing operations.

Endurance and warranty

Kioxia give 5 years of warranty that limited by 613 Total Bytes Written. As well it has 2 million hours mean time between failure.

Specs

Category Value
Capacity 2 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) 613
MTBF (million hours) 2
Warranty (years) 5

Conclusion

Exceria Plus (2Tb) produced by Kioxia support previous bus standard that is undoubtedly slower than PCIe 4.0. The write speed is 3200 Mbps, that is faster than has most of competitors. The NVMe can write 613 TBW, that is not very much compared to rivals. Overall, Kioxia Exceria Plus 2Tb 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. DRAM makes storage work faster, but also more expensive.

The Exceria Plus 2Tb due to the high density of memory chips you need to install of extra heat sink. It decrease temperature of the controller and memory. Some laptops or motherboards from the factory has additional cooling below or above the storage to improve performance during high loads.

The Kioxia Exceria Plus 2Tb has maximum write speed 3200 Mb/s, read speed 3400 Mbps. It operate 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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