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Pilot-E 512GB - MKNSSDPE512GB-D8

Pilot-E  —  512GB Solid State Drive - MKNSSDPE512GB-D8 Pilot M.2 2280 PCIe Gen3 x4 NVMe 1.3

Optimal Data Flow
Optimized for dependable and reliable data flow.
TRIM Support
TRIM Support when used with compatible operating system
Designed for continued reliable function
3 Year Warranty
Quality guaranteed - we offer a 3 year limited warranty on this product
Silicon Motion™ Controller
Pushing the boundaries of SSD performance, with a state-of-the-art low-power design.


Mushkin Enhanced
Series Pilot-E
Type M.2 (2280) Internal Solid State Drive (SSD)
Used For Consumer
UPC 846651030634


Form Factor M.2 (2280)
Capacity 512GB
Memory Components 3D TLC
Interface PCIe Gen3 x4 NVMe 1.3
Controller Silicon Motion SM2262EN
Height 3.8mm
Width 80.0mm
Depth 22.0mm
Weight 7g


Max Sequential Read Up to 3500MB/s
Max Sequential Write Up to 2300MB/s
4KB Random Read Up to 344,000
4KB Random Write Up to 343,000
Seek Time <0.1ms
MTBF 1,500,000 hours


  TCG Opal, AES, and eDrive (IEEE1667) encryption support.  Self-encrypting drive (SED)
MEDS (Mushkin Enhanced Data-protection Suite) ensures valuable data is protected
     - Built-in LDPC ECC provides the most-powerful data correction level in use today
     - Internal flash RAID provides additional error correction capability
     - End-to-end data path protection
     - Data shaping increases endurance
     - StaticDataRefresh ensures data integrity
     - Global wear-leveling evens program/erase counts across data blocks to extend lifespan
DRAM on board for performance optimization
SLC caching accelerates burst performance
L1.2 power mode support for ultra-low idle power consumption
NVMe Security Erase support
NVMe Deallocate function support (NVMe equivalent of TRIM command)
High-reliability 3D TLC NAND flash
S.M.A.R.T. support
Temperature sensor
Power Consumption (Idle): 0.3W
Power Consumption (Active Max): 5.3W
Max sequential speeds and IOPS measured using CrystalDiskMark 6.0.2 x64.


Operating Temperature 0°C-70°C
Storage Temperature -40°C-85°C
Max Shock Resistance 1500G
Power Supply 3.3V DC


  3-year limited warranty* or 300TB TBW (Terabytes Written)

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"Overall, the Mushkin Pilot is an incredible SSD. The 1TB drive we tested today costs less than the 1TB Samsung 970 EVO by nearly $100. It's a remarkable achievement. The drive is equal to, or superior to the EVO in many ways."   

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