Mushkin's Pilot NVMe SSD use PCIe M.2 3.0 x 4 interface. Read below about this SSD here.
Mushkin Pilot 250Gb is powered by Silicon Motion SM2262. The NVMe write a data location map on Dynamic-Random Access Memory Nanya DDR3L to open a files without delays. The Pilot comes equipped with Micron TLC flash memory. Mushkin Pilot is offered also in 3 capacities: 120 Gb, 1 Tb and 500 Gb.
Performance and benchmarks
Mushkin Pilot use PCIe M.2 3.0 x 4 bus with maximum write speeds equals to 1000 Mbps, and maximum read speeds 1500 MB/s. This model has IOPS 120000 on reading and 100000 on writing operations.
Endurance and warranty
Mushkin give 5 years warranty period that limited by 263 Total Bytes Written. 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|
Pilot (250Gb) produced by Mushkin support PCIe Gen3 that is twice slower than PCIe 4. The sequential write speed is 1000 Mbps, that is slower than has most of rivals. The Internal SSD has endurance 263 TBW, that is pretty good compared to nearest rivals. Weighing all these factors, Mushkin Pilot 250Gb has more minuses and we highly do not advise to spend money for it.
- Slow writing speed
- PCIe 3.0
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