Mushkin Redline Vortex 2Tb NVMe technical review

Posted on November 12, 2022 by Raymond Chen

How fast is the Mushkin Redline Vortex 2Tb and extra specs watch here.

Mushkin Redline Vortex 2Tb NVMe technical review

Mushkin's 2Tb Redline Vortex internal SSD works on Innogrit Rainier IG5236. The SSD storing a data location map on Dynamic-Random Access Memory SK Hynix DDR4L to open a files faster. The Redline Vortex comes equipped with Micron 3D TLC memory. This NVMe is offered also in 1 Tb and 512 Gb capacities.

Performance and benchmarks

Mushkin Redline Vortex works on PCIe M.2 4.0 x 4 computer expansion bus standard with sequential read speeds 7400 Mbps, and write speeds equals to 6800 MB/s. It also has IOPS 730000 on reading and 1000000 on writing operations.

Endurance and warranty

Manufacturer give 5 years of warranty that limited by endurance 1130 TBW.


Category Value
Capacity 2 Tb
Interface M.2 4.0 x 4
Controller Innogrit Rainier IG5236
Memory type Micron 3D TLC
Read speed (Mb/s) 7400
Write speed (Mb/s) 6800
Read IOPS 730000
Write IOPS 1000000
Endurance (TBW) 1130
MTBF (million hours) n/a
Warranty (years) 5


Redline Vortex (2Tb) produced by Mushkin support PCIe Gen4 that is significantly faster than PCIe Gen3. The write speed is 6800 Mbps, that is faster than has other rivals. The Mushkin Redline Vortex provide possibility to write 1130 TBW, that is poor compared to closest rivals. Weighing all these factors, we recommend to purchase Mushkin Redline Vortex 2Tb for your PC.

+ Pros

  • Excellent writing speed
  • PCIe 4.0
  • Capacity

- Cons

  • Writing speed

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The Mushkin Redline Vortex has SK Hynix DDR4L. Dynamic Random-Access Memory in their controller help to improve input/output performance and endurance.

The Mushkin Redline Vortex 2Tb due to the high density of memory chips you need to install of additional heat sink. It would lower temperature of the memory chips and controller. Some motherboards already has additional cooling below and above the drive to improve performance during times of high loads.

The Redline Vortex 2Tb has maximum write speed 6800 Mbps, sequential read speed 7400 Mb per second. NVMe run on Innogrit Rainier IG5236 controller and M.2 4.0 x 4 high-speed serial computer expansion bus standard. The memory type is Micron 3D TLC.
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