Corsair Neutron NX500, another high performance PCI SSD

Corsair Neutron NX500 is a new line of solid state drives that without officially announcing has been listed on retailers.

Corsair Neutron NX500

Corsair Neutron NX500 is delivered in a standard HHHL card-punched card format in a PCI-Express 3.0 x4 slot. Uses Toshiba MLC memories manufactured in 15 nanometer processes. All a guarantee because together with Samsung and Micron are the most appreciated in the market.

These SSDs connect to the PCIe NVMe interface for dramatic performance:  3,000 / 2,400 Mbytes per second in sequential read / write data transfer and a random 4K performance of 300,000 and 270,000 IOPS, respectively.

Corsair Neutron NX500 offer three-year warranty and are marketed in storage capacities of 400 and 800 Gbytes priced at $ 319 and $ 699. Quite more expensive than hard drives and SSDs connected to SATA, but with a spectacular performance, 10 times that of a good HDD.

The cost of NAND flash memory has increased and with it the average price of SSD, although the current price of SATA models is very reasonable and on Amazon Prime Day we were able to buy models Samsung 850 EVO with a price per GB.

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