Mushkin's Helix-L SSD works on PCIe M.2 3.0 x 4. Detailed characteristics of this NVMe here.
Mushkin's 120Gb Helix-L NVMe use Silicon Motion SM2263XT. The Helix-L comes equipped with TLC memory. This NVMe also available in three capacities, including 1 Tb, 250 Gb and 500 Gb volume sizes.
Performance and benchmarks
Drive use PCIe M.2 3.0 x 4 interface with read speeds 1700 MB/s, and write speeds equals to 1500 MB/s. It also has IOPS 280000 on reading and 250000 on writing operations.
Endurance and warranty
Mushkin provide 3 years warranty for this product.
|Interface||M.2 3.0 x 4|
|Controller||Silicon Motion SM2263XT|
|Read speed (Mb/s)||1700|
|Write speed (Mb/s)||1500|
|MTBF (million hours)||n/a|
Mushkin Helix-L 120Gb may work on PCIe 3 that is undoubtedly slower than PCIe 4. The maximum write speed is 1500 Mbps, that is slower than has most of rivals. When everything is weighed in the balance, Mushkin Helix-L 120Gb has more cons and we highly do not recommend to buy it.
- Slow writing speed
- PCIe 3.0
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