Kioxia RD500 1Tb SSD tech specifications

Posted on November 07, 2022 by Raymond Chen

What memory type installed in RD500 (1Tb) produced by Kioxia and another characteristics explore on this site.

Kioxia RD500 1Tb SSD tech specifications

Kioxia RD500 1Tb is powered by Phison E12 ? controller. The NVMe storing a data location map on Dynamic-Random Access Memory 1GB DDR4 to open a files faster. The RD500 comes equipped with Toshiba TLC memory. Kioxia RD500 is offered also in 500 Gb and 2 Tb capacities.

Performance and benchmarks

NVMe SSD use PCIe M.2 3.0 x 4 computer expansion bus standard with read speeds 3400 MB/s, and maximum write speeds 3200 MB/s. This model has input/output performance 600000 on writing and 640000 on reading operations per second.

Endurance and warranty

Kioxia give 5-year warranty that limited by 400 TBW. The RD500 has 1.5 million hours MTBF.


Category Value
Capacity 1 Tb
Interface M.2 3.0 x 4
Controller Phison E12 ?
Memory type Toshiba TLC
Read speed (Mb/s) 3400
Write speed (Mb/s) 3200
Read IOPS 640000
Write IOPS 600000
Endurance (TBW) 400
MTBF (million hours) 1.5
Warranty (years) 5


RD500 (1Tb) produced by Kioxia use previous bus standard that is significantly slower than PCIe 4.0. The write speed is 3200 Mb/s, that is faster than has most of competitors. The NVMe has endurance 400 TBW, that is bad compared to nearest competitors. After evaluating all the facts, Kioxia RD500 1Tb is a well-rounded SSD.

+ Pros

  • Excellent writing speed
  • Capacity

- Cons

  • PCIe 3.0
  • Writing speed

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Video Review

Toshiba RD500 SSD NVME Unboxing e Review


The Kioxia RD500 has 1GB DDR4. Dynamic Random-Access Memory makes storage work faster, but also more expensive.

The Kioxia RD500 1Tb due to the low density of memory chips able to function with no further cooling systems. Some motherboards already has thermal pads above and below the SSD to enhance performance during times of high loads.

The Kioxia RD500 1Tb has write speed 3200 Mb/s, read speed 3400 Mb per second. NVMe works on Phison E12 ? controller and M.2 3.0 x 4 high-speed serial computer expansion bus standard. The memory type is Toshiba TLC.
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