SK Hynix Gold P31 1Tb NVMe SSD review

Posted on November 07, 2022 by Raymond Chen

Should you buy Gold P31 (1Tb) produced by SK Hynix and further specs read below on our page.

SK Hynix Gold P31 1Tb NVMe SSD review

Gold P31 (1Tb) produced by SK Hynix works on SK Hynix. This NVMe SSD has Dynamic-Random Access Memory SK Hynix LPDDR4-4266 for mapping data, located on the SSD. The Gold P31 comes equipped with SK Hynix 128L 3D TLC flash memory. SSD also available in 512 Gb volume sizes.

Performance and benchmarks

This NVMe use PCIe M.2 3.0 x 4 expansion standard with write speeds 3200 Mbps, and read speeds 3500 MB/s. Gold P31 has IOPS 570000 on reading and 600000 on writing operations.

Endurance and warranty

Manufacturer provide 5 years warranty for this product that limited by endurance 750 Total Bytes Written. The Gold P31 has 1.5 million hours mean time between failure.


Category Value
Capacity 1 Tb
Interface M.2 3.0 x 4
Controller SK Hynix
Memory type SK Hynix 128L 3D TLC
DRAM SK Hynix LPDDR4-4266
Read speed (Mb/s) 3500
Write speed (Mb/s) 3200
Read IOPS 570000
Write IOPS 600000
Endurance (TBW) 750
MTBF (million hours) 1.5
Warranty (years) 5


Gold P31 (1Tb) produced by SK Hynix may work on PCIe Gen3 that is twice slower than PCIe 4.0. The maximum write speed is 3200 Mbps, that is faster than has other rivals. The SK Hynix Gold P31 has endurance 750 TBW, that is pretty good compared to closest rivals. Overall, we advise to purchase SK Hynix Gold P31 1Tb for your PC.

+ Pros

  • Excellent writing speed
  • Capacity
  • Endurance

- Cons

  • PCIe 3.0

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The SK Hynix Gold P31 has SK Hynix LPDDR4-4266. Dynamic random-access memory (DRAM) makes SSD work faster, but more expensive.

The SK Hynix Gold P31 1Tb due to the low density of memory chips can run without additional cooling systems. Some motherboards or laptops from the factory has additional cooling above or below the SSD to enhance productivity during times of heavy loads.

The SK Hynix Gold P31 has sequential write speed 3200 Mb per second, sequential read speed 3500 Mbps. It operate on SK Hynix controller and M.2 3.0 x 4 interface standard. The NAND flash memory type is SK Hynix 128L 3D TLC.
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