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Corsair MP600 vs. Sabrent Rocket 4 Plus

The MP600 and Rocket 4 Plus are two new PCIe 4.0 x4 solid state drives. So, how do these SSDs stack up against each other?

You can find out in this comparison guide between the Corsair and Sabrent products.

Quick Summary

The Sabrent Rocket 4 Plus is faster than the Corsair MP600 when it comes to maximum sequential reading, maximum sequential writing and maximum sequential writing.

On the other hand, the MP600 is slightly faster than the Rocket 4 Plus at maximum sequential reading.

The MP600 SSD also comes out on top with having slightly better reliability (MTBF) in addition to having much better endurance (TBW).

If you are interested, you can purchase either or the two internal storage drives on Amazon with the following links:

You can also see how the MP600 compares to the 980 Pro with this versus guide. You may also want to take a look at how the Rocket 4 Plus stacks up to the WD-Black SN850 with this article.

MP600 vs. Rocket 4 Plus Comparison Chart

You can check out a comparison table for the MP600 and Sabrent Rocket 4+ below.

 Corsair MP600 Solid State DriveSabrent Rocket 4 Plus Solid State Drive
Capacity Options500GB

1TB

2TB
1TB

2TB

4TB
Model Number500GB: CSSD-F500GBMP600

1TB: CSSD-F1000GBMP600

2TB: CSSD-F2000GBMP600
1TB Rocket 4 Plus: SB-RKT4P-1TB

2TB Rocket 4 Plus: SB-RKT4P-2TB

4TB Rocket 4 Plus: SB-RKT4P-4TB
Form FactorM.2 2280M.2 2280
InterfacePCIe 4.0 x4PCIe 4.0 x4
NAND3D TLC3D TLC
Maximum Sequential Read Speed500GB MP600: Up to 4,950 MB per second

1TB MP600: Up to 4,950 MB per second

2TB MP600: Up to 4,950 MB per second
1TB Rocket 4 Plus: Up to 7,000 MB per second

2TB Rocket 4 Plus: Up to 7,100 MB per second

4TB Rocket 4 Plus: Up to 7,100 MB per second
Maximum Sequential Write Speed500GB MP600: Up to 2,500 MB per second

1TB MP600: Up to 4,250 MB per second

2TB MP600: Up to 4,250 MB per second
1TB Rocket 4 Plus: Up to 5,300 MB per second

2TB Rocket 4 Plus: Up to 6,600 MB per second

4TB Rocket 4 Plus: Up to 6,600 MB per second
Maximum Random Read Speed500GB MP600: Up to 420K IOPS

1TB MP600: Up to 680K IOPS

2TB MP600: Up to 680K IOPS
1TB Rocket 4 Plus: Up to 350K IOPS

2TB Rocket 4 Plus: Up to 650K IOPS

4TB Rocket 4 Plus: Up to 650K IOPS
Maximum Random Write Speed500GB MP600: Up to 550K IOPS

1TB MP600: Up to 600K IOPS

2TB MP600: Up to 600K IOPS
1TB Rocket 4 Plus: Up to 700K IOPS

2TB Rocket 4 Plus: Up to 700K IOPS

4TB Rocket 4 Plus: Up to 700K IOPS
Reliability1,700,000 hours MTBF1,600,000 hours MTBF
Endurance500GB MP600: 850 TBW

1TB MP600: 1800 TBW

2TB MP600: 3600 TBW
1TB Rocket 4 Plus: 700 TBW

2TB Rocket 4 Plus: 1400 TBW

4TB Rocket 4 Plus: 2800 TBW
Warranty5-year warranty5-year warranty
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Capacity Options

Both products are available in 1TB and 2TB capacities. The MP600 is the only one of the two to also offer a 500GB option while the Rocket 4 Plus is the only one to come with a 4TB option.

You can find a breakdown of the available capacities below:

MP600:

  • 500GB
  • 1TB
  • 2TB

Rocket 4 Plus:

  • 1TB
  • 2TB
  • 4TB

Model Number

You can also take a look at the model number for each of the capacity options below:

MP600:

  • 500GB: CSSD-F500GBMP600
  • 1TB: CSSD-F1000GBMP600
  • 2TB: CSSD-F2000GBMP600

Rocket 4 Plus:

  • 1TB Rocket 4 Plus: SB-RKT4P-1TB
  • 2TB Rocket 4 Plus: SB-RKT4P-2TB
  • 4TB Rocket 4 Plus: SB-RKT4P-4TB

Form Factor

Both the MP 600 and Rocket 4 Plus internal storage drives use the M.2 2280 form factor.

Interface

The two internal SSDs in this versus guide both utilize the PCIe 4.0 x4 interface.

NAND

When it comes to the NAND memory components, the two products are both equipped with 3D TLC.

Maximum Sequential Read Speed

The Sabrent Rocket 4 Plus is faster than the Corsair MP600 when it comes to maximum sequential reading.

When you compare the same capacities, the 1TB Rocket 4 Plus is 2,050 MB per second faster, or 41.41% faster, than the 1TB MP600.

The 2TB Rocket 4 Plus is also 2,150 MB per second faster, or 43.43% faster, than the 2TB MP600.

You can find the maximum sequential read speed specifications below:

  • 500GB MP600: Up to 4,950 MB per second
  • 1TB MP600: Up to 4,950 MB per second
  • 2TB MP600: Up to 4,950 MB per second
  • 1TB Rocket 4 Plus: Up to 7,000 MB per second
  • 2TB Rocket 4 Plus: Up to 7,100 MB per second
  • 4TB Rocket 4 Plus: Up to 7,100 MB per second

Maximum Sequential Write Speed

The Rocket 4 Plus also has the advantage over the MP600 at maximum sequential writing.

The 1TB Rocket 4 Plus is 1,050 MB per second faster, or 24.71% faster, than the 1TB MP600.

Furthermore, the 2TB Rocket 4 Plus is 2,350 MB per second faster, or 55.29% faster, than the 2TB MP600.

You can check out the maximum sequential write speed specs below:

  • 500GB MP600: Up to 2,500 MB per second
  • 1TB MP600: Up to 4,250 MB per second
  • 2TB MP600: Up to 4,250 MB per second
  • 1TB Rocket 4 Plus: Up to 5,300 MB per second
  • 2TB Rocket 4 Plus: Up to 6,600 MB per second
  • 4TB Rocket 4 Plus: Up to 6,600 MB per second

Maximum Random Read Speed

When it comes to maximum random reading, the MP600 does have a slight upper hand over the Rocket 4 Plus.

Both the 1TB and 2TB versions of the MP600 SSD are 30K IOPS faster, or 4.62% faster, than the 1TB and 2TB versions of the Rocket 4 Plus SSD.

You can take a look at the maximum random read speeds below:

  • 500GB MP600: Up to 420K IOPS
  • 1TB MP600: Up to 680K IOPS
  • 2TB MP600: Up to 680K IOPS
  • 1TB Rocket 4 Plus: Up to 350K IOPS
  • 2TB Rocket 4 Plus: Up to 650K IOPS
  • 4TB Rocket 4 Plus: Up to 650K IOPS

Maximum Random Write Speed

On the other hand, the Rocket 4 Plus is better than the MP600 at maximum random writing.

The 1TB and 2TB capacities of the Rocket 4 Plus are 100K IOPS faster, or 16.67% faster, than the 1TB and 2TB capacities of the MP600.

You can check out the maximum random write speed specifications below:

  • 500GB MP600: Up to 550K IOPS
  • 1TB MP600: Up to 600K IOPS
  • 2TB MP600: Up to 600K IOPS
  • 1TB Rocket 4 Plus: Up to 700K IOPS
  • 2TB Rocket 4 Plus: Up to 700K IOPS
  • 4TB Rocket 4 Plus: Up to 700K IOPS

Reliability

The Corsair MP600 is slightly more reliability than the competition as it is estimated to last 100,000 hours longer, or 6.25%, than the Rocket 4 Plus when it comes to Mean Time Between Failures.

You can find the MTBF statistics for both of the solid state drives in this versus guide below:

  • MP600: 1,700,000 hours MTBF
  • Rocket 4 Plus: 1,600,000 hours MTBF

Endurance

The MP600 also comes out on top when it comes to endurance, which is measured using Terabytes Written.

You will be able to write 110 TB more data, or 157.14% more data, with the 1TB MP600 than the 1TB Rocket 4 Plus.

You can also write 2200 TB more data, or 157.14% more data, with the 2TB MP600 than the 2TB Rocket 4 Plus.

  • 500GB MP600: 850 TBW
  • 1TB MP600: 1800 TBW
  • 2TB MP600: 3600 TBW
  • 1TB Rocket 4 Plus: 700 TBW
  • 2TB Rocket 4 Plus: 1400 TBW
  • 4TB Rocket 4 Plus: 2800 TBW

Warranty

The Corsair MP600 Solid State Drive and Sabrent Rocket 4 Plus Solid State Drive each comes with a 5-year warranty.

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