OWC Mercury M.2 2Tb NVMe SSD detailed review
How fast is the OWC Mercury M.2 2Tb and more characteristics explore on this site.
OWC's 2Tb Mercury M.2 works on Silicon Motion SM2260. The Mercury M.2 comes equipped with MLC flash memory. This NVMe also available in 3 capacities: 500 Gb, 250 Gb and 1 Tb.
Performance and benchmarks
Storage use PCIe M.2 3.0 x 4 interface with write speeds 1087 Mbps, and maximum read speeds 1872 Mbps. It also has input/output performance 190000 on writing and 155000 on reading operations per second.
Endurance and warranty
Manufacturer give 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|
Mercury M.2 (2Tb) produced by OWC support PCIe Gen3 that is significantly slower than PCIe 4.0. The maximum write speed is 1087 Mbps, that is slower than has most of rivals. After evaluating all the facts, OWC Mercury M.2 2Tb has more minuses and our site do not advise to purchase it.
- Slow writing speed
- PCIe 3.0
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