Corsair Force Series MP500 480GB M.2 NVMe PCIe SSD
The drive ships in a small attractive black themed box. The front of the box lists some performance specifications and the enclosed drive capacity.
The back of the packaging lists some of the MP500's attributes and its three-year warranty.
Inside the box, the drive itself is enclosed in a clear plastic clamshell container. Included is a printed warranty.
This side of the SSD is covered by a manufacturer label. This label has a thermally conductive copper layer that covers the controller, DRAM package, and two of the drive's four flash packages. We chose not to remove the label as doing so could compromise the thermal layer inside the label.
This side of the drive has a conventional label covering two of the drive's four flash packages.
PRICING: You can find the Corsair Force Series MP500 480GB M.2 NVMe PCIe SSD for sale below. The prices listed are valid at the time of writing, but can change at any time. Click the link below to see real-time pricing for the best deal:
United States: The Corsair Force Series MP500 480GB M.2 NVMe PCIe SSD retails for $303 at Amazon.
United Kingdom: The Corsair Force Series MP500 480GB M.2 NVMe PCIe SSD retails for £317 at Amazon UK.
- Page 1 [Introduction, Drive Specifications, Pricing, and Availability]
- Page 2 [Drive Details]
- Page 3 [Test System Setup, & Drive Properties]
- Page 4 [Synthetic Benchmarks - ATTO & Anvil Storage Utilities]
- Page 5 [Synthetic Benchmarks - CrystalDiskMark & AS SSD]
- Page 6 [Benchmarks (OS) - PCMark Vantage, PCMark 7 & PCMark 8]
- Page 7 [Benchmarks (Secondary) - IOPS, Response & Transfer Rate]
- Page 8 [Benchmarks (Secondary Volume) - PCMark 8 Extended]
- Page 9 [Benchmarks (Secondary Volume) - 70/30 Mixed Workload]
- Page 10 [Maxed-Out Performance (MOP)]
- Page 11 [Final Thoughts]
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