What memory type installed in Pilot (120Gb) produced by Mushkin and more specs explore on this site.
Mushkin's 120Gb Pilot NVMe SSD use Silicon Motion SM2262 controller. This storage has DRAM Nanya DDR3L to keep a map of where data is located on the internal SSD. The Pilot comes equipped with Micron TLC memory. This drive also available in three capacities, including 500 Gb, 1 Tb and 250 Gb volume sizes.
Performance and benchmarks
This NVMe works on PCIe M.2 3.0 x 4 computer expansion bus standard with read speeds 1500 MB/s, and sequential write speeds equals to 1000 MB/s. It also has IOPS 120000 on reading and 100000 on writing operations per second.
Endurance and warranty
Mushkin give 5 years warranty period limited by endurance 150 TBW. The Pilot has 1 million hours mean time between failure.
|Interface||M.2 3.0 x 4|
|Controller||Silicon Motion SM2262|
|Memory type||Micron TLC|
|Read speed (Mb/s)||1500|
|Write speed (Mb/s)||1000|
|MTBF (million hours)||1|
Mushkin Pilot 120Gb use PCIe 3 that is significantly slower than PCIe Gen4. The write speed is 1000 Mb/s, that is slower than has most of rivals. The SSD can write 150 TBW, that is quite well against closest rivals. Weighing all these factors, Mushkin Pilot 120Gb has more cons and our site strongly do not recommend to spend money for it.
- Slow writing speed
- PCIe 3.0
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