Edge NextGen M.2 120Gb NVMe SSD tech specs

Posted on November 07, 2022 by Raymond Chen

Edge's NextGen M.2 NVMe SSD works on PCIe 3.0 x 4. Read below about this NVMe here.

Edge NextGen M.2 120Gb NVMe SSD tech specs

Edge's 120Gb NextGen M.2 NVMe SSD is powered by Silicon Motion SM2262. The NextGen M.2 comes equipped with TLC memory. Internal SSD also available in 1 Tb and 2 Tb capacities.

Performance and benchmarks

SSD works on PCIe PCIe 3.0 x 4 with read speeds 2705 MB/s, and maximum write speeds 1600 MB/s. This model has IOPS 280000 on writing and 283000 on reading operations.

Endurance and warranty

Manufacturer provide 3 years of warranty. As well it has 1.5 million hours MTBF.


Category Value
Capacity 120 Gb
Interface PCIe 3.0 x 4
Controller Silicon Motion SM2262
Memory type TLC
DRAM n/a
Read speed (Mb/s) 2705
Write speed (Mb/s) 1600
Read IOPS 283000
Write IOPS 280000
Endurance (TBW) n/a
MTBF (million hours) 1.5
Warranty (years) 3


Edge NextGen M.2 120Gb may work on PCIe 3 that is undoubtedly slower than PCIe 4.0. The maximum write speed is 1600 Mbps, that is slower than has most of rivals. After evaluating all the facts, Edge NextGen M.2 120Gb has more minuses and our site strongly do not recommend to purchase it.

+ Pros

  • None

- Cons

  • Slow writing speed
  • PCIe 3.0
  • Capacity

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The Edge NextGen M.2 is DRAMless drive or information about it is unknown. DRAM in their controller help to increase endurance and IOPS.

The NextGen M.2 120Gb due to the low density of memory chips can last with no extra heat sinks. Some motherboards designed with additional cooling below and above the storage to enhance productivity during heavy loads.

The Edge NextGen M.2 120Gb has maximum write speed 1600 Mb per second, read speed 2705 Mb per second. Storage works on Silicon Motion SM2262 controller and PCIe 3.0 x 4 high-speed serial computer expansion bus standard. The NAND flash memory type is TLC.
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