Kioxia RC500 1Tb NVMe SSD technical specs

Posted on November 07, 2022 by Raymond Chen

Kioxia's RC500 NVMe works on PCIe M.2 3.0 x 4 computer expansion bus standard. Read below about this NVMe on this site.

Kioxia RC500 1Tb NVMe SSD technical specs

The RC500 comes equipped with Toshiba TLC flash memory. NVMe SSD besides, available in 250 Gb and 500 Gb capacities.

Performance and benchmarks

SSD works on PCIe M.2 3.0 x 4 interface with sequential write speeds equals to 1600 Mbps, and sequential read speeds 1700 Mbps. It also has input/output performance 355000 on reading and 410000 on writing operations.

Endurance and warranty

Kioxia provide 3 years warranty period.

Specs

Category Value
Capacity 1 Tb
Interface M.2 3.0 x 4
Controller n/a
Memory type Toshiba TLC
DRAM n/a
Read speed (Mb/s) 1700
Write speed (Mb/s) 1600
Read IOPS 355000
Write IOPS 410000
Endurance (TBW) n/a
MTBF (million hours) n/a
Warranty (years) 3

Conclusion

RC500 (1Tb) produced by Kioxia may work on PCIe 3.0 that is twice slower than PCIe 4.0. The maximum write speed is 1600 Mbps, that is slower than has most of competitors. Weighing all these factors, Kioxia RC500 1Tb has more disadvantages and we highly do not recommend to spend money for it.

+ Pros

  • Capacity

- Cons

  • Slow writing speed
  • PCIe 3.0

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Video Review

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FAQ

The Kioxia RC500 is DRAMless SSD or data about it is unknown. Dynamic random-access memory (DRAM) in their controller help to increase input/output performance and endurance.

The Kioxia RC500 1Tb due to the low density of memory chips able to work without extra cooling systems. Some laptops or motherboards from the factory has additional cooling above and below the storage for better performance during heavy loads.

The Kioxia RC500 1Tb has maximum write speed 1600 Mb per second, read speed 1700 Mb/s. SSD operate on M.2 3.0 x 4 interface standard. The memory type is Toshiba TLC.
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