Corsair introduces the MP600 Mini SSD. This will be in M. 2-2230 format and therefore suitable for use in thin laptops and netbooks, such as the Steam Deck. The company also comes with a full-size MP600 Core XT SSD with qlc-nand.
Corsair releases the MP600 Mini and Core XT immediately, The company reports on Tuesday. The Mini will have a 1TB TLC nand drive. The SSD will have a PCIe 4.0 interface and, according to the manufacturer, will achieve sequential read and write speeds of 4.8 GB/s. The random read and write speeds are 1.1 million and 850,000 iops respectively.
MP600 Mini It will have the M. 2-2230 format and, according to Corsair, is designed for use in laptops, among other things. The company mentions, among other things, the Steam Deck, which has an M.2 slot. However, the Steam Deck has a PCIe 3.0 interface that supports speeds up to 4GB/s. The upcoming ASUS ROG Ally also has an M.2-2230 slot, which was revealed recently Hands-on training from Dave2D’s YouTube channel.
Corsair also offers MP600 Core XT, a low-profile solid-state drive containing qlc-nand format and M.2-2280 format. The SSD also has a PCIe 4.0 interface and is available in 1TB, 2TB, and 4TB variants. According to Corsair, the drive achieves sequential read and write speeds of up to 5GB/s and 4.4GB/s. Write speeds are lower with the 1TB variant, with a maximum of 3.5GB/s. Corsair doesn’t buy into the MP600 Core XT’s arbitrary speeds.
Two SSDs are available immediately, according to Corsair. The MP600 Mini will have a suggested retail price of €125. The Core XT will be available from €70 for the 1TB variant. The 2TB model costs €135 and the 4TB variant €325.
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