OWC Mercury M.2 1Tb NVMe SSD review
What memory type installed in OWC Mercury M.2 1Tb and another characteristics read below here.
OWC's 1Tb Mercury M.2 use Silicon Motion SM2260 controller. The Mercury M.2 comes equipped with MLC memory. OWC Mercury M.2 is offered also in 3 capacities, including 2 Tb, 500 Gb and 250 Gb volume sizes.
Performance and benchmarks
SSD works on PCIe M.2 3.0 x 4 with maximum write speeds equals to 1087 Mbps, and sequential read speeds 1872 MB/s. It also has input/output performance 155000 on reading and 190000 on writing operations.
Endurance and warranty
OWC provide 3 years warranty.
|Interface||M.2 3.0 x 4|
|Controller||Silicon Motion SM2260|
|Read speed (Mb/s)||1872|
|Write speed (Mb/s)||1087|
|MTBF (million hours)||n/a|
OWC Mercury M.2 1Tb use PCIe 3 that is undoubtedly slower than PCIe 4.0. The write speed is 1087 Mb/s, that is slower than has most of competitors. On balance, OWC Mercury M.2 1Tb has more disadvantages and our editor strongly do not advise to buy it.
- Slow writing speed
- PCIe 3.0
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