The new high-end Corsair MP600 Pro XT SSD shifts up a gear. The M.2 SSD achieves a read speed of up to 7,100 MB/s and sequential write speeds of up to 6,800 MB/s. However, the prices are correspondingly expensive.
The Corsair MP600 Pro XT marks the new top model in the manufacturer’s SSD segment, and on paper marks one of the fastest SSDs on the market. It communicates via PCI Express 4.0 and ideally with 4 lanes directly at the CPU.
A 3D TLC NAND from Micron is installed, which is supposed to achieve an endurance of up to 3000 TBW (write/erase cycles) with 176 layers depending on the SSD’s size. The mean time between failures (MTBF) is specified at 1,600,000 hours. For control, Corsair uses the Phison PS5018-E18 controller, which is also used in the MP600 Pro and MP600 Core.
Up to 1 million IOPS in reading and 1.2 million IOPS in writing QD-32 files are offered, officially there is talk of a maximum speed of 7,100 MB/s in sequential reading and 6,800 MB/s in sequential writing. The MP600 Pro XT is equipped with a heat sink to handle this enormous speed. Thereby, the M.2 SSD including the cooler measures 80 mm x 23 mm x 19 mm.
Prices and Availability
The Corsair MP600 Pro XT is available immediately in three capacities. Starting with the 1TB model, the MSRP is 219.99 euros. The double-sized 2TB model comes in at 439.99 euros, while the top-of-the-line 4TB model has an MSRP of 1,079.99 euros.