Corsair has revealed its most current MP700 PRO Gen5 SSD lineup which includes faster storage speeds & the alternative to go either air or liquid cooling.
Corsair MP700 PRO Gen5 SSDs Feature Enhanced Cooling Options, Faster Transfer Speeds & Higher Prices
The MP700 PRO is Corsair's 2nd Gen5 SSD lineup following the initial MP700 SSD series which was launched back in August. The more recent "PRO" series includes enhanced abilities, with read and compose speeds of as much as 12,400 MB/s and 11,800 MB/s respectively. All MP700 PRO Gen5 SSDs are utilizing the Phison E26 controller which is the fastest Gen5 SSD controller around and the PRO series provides to a 75% speedup over the Gen4 drives.
Currently, the Corsair MP700 PRO, Crucial T700, and T-Force Z540 SSDs are on par with each other, including the exact same transfer speeds, and are the fastest in the market. The random read-and-write speeds of the MP700 PRO are ranked at 1.5 Million and 1.6 Million, which is likewise among the fastest in the market. Combined with high speeds together with assistance for Microsoft's DirectStorage, one need to anticipate "out of the world" efficiency in real-time video gaming.
Boasting such high transfer speeds isn't something simple to do, and apart from the high-end elements to attain such turning points, a good cooling option is likewise needed. To accommodate this, Corsair has actually included their "HYDRO X" heatsink also, which basically slaps a waterblock on top of the heatsink. The heatsink can be paired custom-made loop as it utilizes 2 basic 1/4 ″ fittings. For those who aren't water-cooling their PCs, you get an active-cooled heatsink too which includes a huge aluminum block that sits over the SSD.