Product Comparison: Corsair MP500 (CSSD-F240GBMP500) vs Samsung 960 EVO (MZ-V6E500BW)

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General Specifications
MP500 (CSSD-F240GBMP500)
960 EVO Series (MZ-V6E500BW)
About the Product
CORSAIR Force MP500 Series™M.2 SSDs deliver high performance, quick system boot ups, blazing fast transfer speeds and ultimate reliability in a compact form factor.
Give your desktop PC or laptop a performance boost with the Samsung 960 EVO NVMe M.2 SSD. Featuring Samsung V-NAND technology and Dynamic Thermal Guard protection, the 960 EVO ensures the integrity of your data even under heavy workloads. Its NVMe interface and Polaris controller enable exceptionally fast read/write speeds. TurboWrite technology adds a performance boost, making the 960 EVO ideal for high-intensity tasks such as video editing, data analysis, and gaming. And it comes with Samsung's Magician software, which makes it easy to to manage, monitor and optimize drive performance.
Key Specs
240 GB
500 GB
Read Speed
250 Mb/s
3200 Mb/s
Write Speed
210 Mb/s
1800 Mb/s
What customers say about "Key Specs"
Corsair MP500 (CSSD-F240GBMP500) 240 GB Force M.2 NVMe SSD MLC NAND Flash Memory
  • This drive is mind-blowingly quick. It should also last, carrying as it does a hefty 800TBW endurance rating.
  • With a Windows 10 install done in UEFI bios mode, and with Ultra-Fast boot enabled (shortly after clean install), booting took literally only 2-3 seconds from BIOS to desktop. It was "blink and you might miss it" quick. Absolutely stunning.
  • This drive is fast, one of the fastest M2 drives I have used so far.
  • The M2 has absolutely sent my gaming to a next level. Arma 3 has gone from high to ultra and now runs at 80fps instead of around 40fps with no zoom in lag etc.
  • Poor quality, i had one fail just after installing windows!!
Size & Weight
0.11 in.
0.09 in.
3.14 in.
3.15 in.
0.86 in.
0.87 in.
1.94 oz.
0.32 oz.
Form Factor
M.2 2280
NVMe M.2
PCle 3.0 x4
PCIe 3.0 x4, NVMe 1.2
Memory Chip Type
Static and dynamic wear leveling, S.M.A.R.T. Support, Toughened contact surface material, Enhanced error correction
Auto Garbage Collection Algorithm, S.M.A.R.T. Support, Trim Support, Device Sleep Mode Support, Temperature proof, 1.5 Million Hours Reliability (MTBF)
Encryption Algorithm
AES 256-bit, TCG Opal
What customers say about "Features"
Corsair MP500 (CSSD-F240GBMP500) 240 GB Force M.2 NVMe SSD MLC NAND Flash Memory
  • Installing the drive was a breeze. Drives came with the single screw that is required to hold the drive in place. Does require a very fine philips head screw driver.
  • Very easy to install, W10 Professional boots in seconds, plenty of space for future upgrades to operating system, very well priced.
  • I decided on this SSD because of its very high endurance rating.
  • Put Windows 10 Pro onto it from new install. PC would freeze quite often. Only when the SSD was in use.
  • This drive runs very hot, almost too hot!
Warranty / Certifications
Manufacturer Warranty
3 year(s)
3 year(s)
Other Information
129.99 $
229.99 $

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