CORSAIR, known for their high quality PC and console components, just announced their latest lineup of high-performance PCIe 4.0 SSD drives, the MP600 ELITE series. Available for PC, laptop, and PlayStation 5, the MP600 ELITE SSDs will launch with 1TB and 2TB models, with a 4TB model releasing in April. the MP600 ELITE series offers sequential read performance of up to 7,000MB/sec and write performance of up to 6,500MB/sec, bolstered by random read and write speeds of up to 1,000K and 1,200K IOPS. The MP600 ELITE is available as a standard drive for use in motherboards and laptops with an integrated heatspreader, as well as a PS5-compatible version which can slot directly into the console. You can read below for more details and where to purchase:
MILPITAS, CA, January 30th, 2024 – CORSAIR® (NASDAQ: CRSR), a world leader in enthusiast components for gamers, creators, and PC builders, today announced the launch of the MP600 ELITE series of SSDs. The MP600 ELITE series is a lineup of high-performance PCIe 4.0 SSD available with a range of cooling options to ensure you get the most from your storage whether you’re running a desktop PC, a laptop, or a Sony PlayStation® 5 console.
Built using high-density 3D TLC NAND and available in 1TB and 2TB capacities at launch, with 4TB models coming in April, the MP600 ELITE series offers impressive sequential read performance of up to 7,000MB/sec and write performance of up to 6,500MB/sec*. This is bolstered by random read and write speeds of up to 1,000K and 1,200K IOPS respectively, making them ideal for gamers, creators, and hardware enthusiasts seeking impressive performance on a PCIe 4.0 platform. These SSDs are also backwards compatible with PCIe 3.0 systems**.
The MP600 ELITE is available as a standard drive for use in both motherboards and laptops, with an integrated heatspreader, and also as a PS5-compatible model that slots directly into Sony’s latest consoles. Each drive offers AES 256-bit encryption as well as endurance up to 1,200TBW.
As the name suggests, the MP600 ELITE for PS5 has been specifically engineered for use in Sony’s latest console and features a low-profile aluminum heatsink that keeps the SSD cool even under the most intense gaming sessions. The MP600 ELITE for PS5 exceeds all Sony PS5 M.2 performance requirements and is quick and easy to install into both the classic PS5 and the newer PS5 Slim consoles.
Like all CORSAIR SSDs, the MP600 ELITE is supported by free CORSAIR SSD Toolbox software, enabling convenient features such as secure erase and firmware updates directly from your desktop. With a five-year warranty for extended peace of mind that your storage will remain fast and reliable for years to come.
*Performance and endurance vary by capacity.
**Lower performance on PCIe Gen3.
Availability, Warranty, and Pricing
The CORSAIR MP600 ELITE, MP600 ELITE with Heatspreader, and MP600 ELITE for PS5 PCIe 4.0 x4 NVMe M.2 SSDs are available immediately from the CORSAIR webstore and the CORSAIR worldwide network of authorized retailers and distributors.
The MP600 ELITE series is backed by a five-year warranty, alongside the CORSAIR worldwide customer service and technical support network.
For up-to-date pricing of the MP600 ELITE, please refer to the CORSAIR website or contact your local CORSAIR sales or PR representative.
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