Corsair MP300 240GB NVMe SSD Review JReynolds .

Welcome to Myce’s review of the Corsair MP300 240GB NVMe SSD.
The Corsair MP300 is the first m.2 NVMe drive I have tested, that uses only 2 PCIe lanes (whereas the Samsung 970 EVO and the Adata SX8200, that I had tested recently, use 4).
This should give the Corsair MP300 a price advantage but will it compromise performance – please read on to find out.

Welcome to Myce’s review of the Corsair MP300 240GB NVMe SSD.
The Corsair MP300 is the first m.2 NVMe drive I have tested, that uses only 2 PCIe lanes (whereas the Samsung 970 EVO and the Adata SX8200, that I had tested recently, use 4).
This should give the Corsair MP300 a price advantage but will it compromise performance – please read on to find out.

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Corsair MP300 240GB NVMe SSD Review

Posted 29 July 2018 17:52 CET by Jeremy Reynolds

 

 

Review: Corsair MP300 240GB

Reviewed by: J.Reynolds

Provided by:  Corsair

Firmware:  E8FM11.7

 

 

Introduction

Welcome to Myce’s review of the Corsair MP300 240GB NVMe SSD (hereafter referred to as the Corsair MP300).

The Corsair MP300 is the first m.2 NVMe drive I have tested, that uses only 2 PCIe lanes (whereas the Samsung 970 EVO and the Adata SX8200, that I had tested recently, use 4).

This should give the Corsair MP300 a price advantage but will it compromise performance – please read on to find out.

Packaging

To get started let’s have a look at the Corsair MP300’s packaging –

 

 High quality packaging, which is typical of Corsair.

 

Market Positioning and Specification

This is how Corsair positions the MP300 –

 

Here is Corsair’s specification for the MP300 –

Curiously, Corsair does not specify an expected endurance level for the MP300, but it does provide a 5 year warranty.

 


Now let’s head to the next page, to look at my approach to testing Client SSDs…..