Kioxia RD500 2Tb NVMe SSD tech review
Kioxia's RD500 works on PCIe M.2 3.0 x 4. More details about this NVMe SSD on our page.
Kioxia's 2Tb RD500 internal SSD works on Phison E12 ?. This storage has DRAM 1GB DDR4 to keep a map of where data is located on the drive. The RD500 comes equipped with Toshiba TLC memory. This drive also available in 500 Gb and 1 Tb capacities.
Performance and benchmarks
Storage works on PCIe M.2 3.0 x 4 interface with maximum write speeds equals to 3200 MB/s, and sequential read speeds 3400 MB/s. RD500 has input/output performance 640000 on reading and 600000 on writing operations per second.
Endurance and warranty
Kioxia provide 5 years of warranty limited by endurance 400 TBW. The RD500 has 1.5 million hours mean time between failure.
|Interface||M.2 3.0 x 4|
|Controller||Phison E12 ?|
|Memory type||Toshiba TLC|
|Read speed (Mb/s)||3400|
|Write speed (Mb/s)||3200|
|MTBF (million hours)||1.5|
Kioxia RD500 2Tb use PCIe 3.0 that is undoubtedly slower than PCIe 4. The maximum write speed is 3200 Mbps, that is faster than has other rivals. The Internal SSD has endurance 400 TBW, that is not very much compared to rivals. After evaluating all the facts, Kioxia RD500 2Tb is a well-balanced NVMe SSD.
- Excellent writing speed
- PCIe 3.0
- Writing speed
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