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Review: Corsair Force Series MP510 (960GB)

by Tarinder Sandhu on 4 December 2018, 14:01

Tags: Corsair

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Test Methodology

HEXUS SSD Test Bench

Hardware Components Product Page
Processor Intel Core i7-8700K (overclocked to 4.8GHz) intel.com
Motherboard Asus ROG Maximus X Hero asus.com
Graphics Card MSI GeForce GTX 1080 Ti Gaming X Trio msi.com
Memory G.Skill Trident Z 32GB (2x16GB) DDR4-3200 gskill.com
Power Supply be quiet! Dark Power Pro 11 1,000W bequiet.com
Primary Storage 256GB WD Black PCIe SSD wdc.com
Secondary Storage 1TB Crucial MX300 SATA SSD crucial.com
Chassis be quiet! Dark Base 700 bequiet.com
Monitor iiyama ProLite X4071UHSU-B1 iiyama.com
Operating system Windows 10 Pro microsoft.com

Comparison Drive Configurations

  Total Capacity Controller Firmware Interface
Corsair Force MP510 960GB Phison-E12 ECFM11.0 PCIe x4
WD Black PCIe 1,000GB WD B35590WD PCIe x4
Samsung 950 Pro 256GB Marvell 2B0QBXX7 PCIe x4

Benchmarks

CrystalDiskMark CrystalDiskMark provides various storage benchmarks, but we're interested in the returned 32-thread 4K performance numbers to see how well the drives fare when tasked with numerous small transfers.
DiskBench A small program that accurately measures the time taken to read and write folders on to the same drive.
PCMark 8 PCMark 8's storage test is a collection of workloads that isolate the performance of the PC's storage system.