Addlink S68 256Gb NVMe SSD technical review

Posted on November 07, 2022 by Raymond Chen

Addlink's S68 internal SSD use PCIe M.2 3.0 x 4 computer expansion bus standard. Read below about this NVMe SSD here.

Addlink S68 256Gb NVMe SSD technical review

The S68 comes equipped with 3D TLC flash memory. This drive also available in 1 Tb and 512 Gb capacities.

Performance and benchmarks

NVMe SSD use PCIe M.2 3.0 x 4 interface with maximum write speeds 2100 Mbps, and maximum read speeds 2500 Mbps. This model has IOPS 295000 on reading and 430000 on writing operations.

Endurance and warranty

Addlink give 5 years warranty period. As well it has 1.5 million hours MTBF.

Specs

Category Value
Capacity 256 Gb
Interface M.2 3.0 x 4
Controller n/a
Memory type 3D TLC
DRAM n/a
Read speed (Mb/s) 2500
Write speed (Mb/s) 2100
Read IOPS 295000
Write IOPS 430000
Endurance (TBW) n/a
MTBF (million hours) 1.5
Warranty (years) 5

Conclusion

S68 (256Gb) produced by Addlink support PCIe 3.0 that is undoubtedly slower than PCIe 4. The sequential write speed is 2100 Mbps, that is okay for this interface. When everything is weighed in the balance, Addlink S68 256Gb has more disadvantages and our site do not recommend to spend money for it.

+ Pros

  • Good writing speed

- Cons

  • PCIe 3.0
  • Capacity

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FAQ

The S68 256Gb is DRAMless storage or data about it is unknown. DRAM makes drive work faster, but more expensive.

The Addlink S68 256Gb due to the low density of memory chips able to function with no extra heat sinks. Some laptops or motherboards already has additional cooling above and below the storage for better performance during heavy loads.

The Addlink S68 256Gb has sequential write speed 2100 Mb/s, read speed 2500 Mbps. It run on M.2 3.0 x 4 high-speed serial computer expansion bus standard. The NAND memory type is 3D TLC.
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