Mushkin's Helix-L M.2 PCIe SSD Sees The Light Of Day

👤by Tim Harmer Comments 📅22.05.2019 10:57:28


Austin, TX – May 2019 – Mushkin Enhanced MFG, an industry-leading designer and manufacturer of high-performance and high-reliability computer products, is excited to announce global availability of its much-anticipated Helix-L PCIe m.2 SSD (Solid State Drive) originally announced at CES 2019 and has available capacities of 250GB, 500GB, and 1TB.

Built using the latest Silicon Motion SM2263XT PCIe Gen 3 x 4 NVMe controller to generate super-fast sequential Read and Write speeds. The Helix-L offers extreme storage performance and capacities in a M.2 2280 form factor, fitting directly into a motherboard or notebook. Employing the ultra-high-speed PCIe Gen3 x4 M.2 interface for maximum bandwidth, the Helix-L leaves traditional SATA III and even previous generation M.2 SSDs in the rearview. Loading everything from large video and image files to games, applications or the operating system faster than ever before.

"Mushkin fully embraces the adoption of PCIe NVMe SSD technology in gaming, professional, and embedded vertical market environments", said Brian Flood, Director of Product Development at Mushkin Enhanced MFG. "We believe that with features like HMB, capacities up to 1TB and the aggressive price point of the Helix-L our customers in these market segments will find our Helix-L to be a very attractive offering."


Optimal Data Flow - Optimized for dependable and reliable data flow.
TRIM Support - TRIM Support when used with compatible operating system
Shock-Resistant - 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


Brand:- Mushkin Enhanced

Series:- Helix-L

Type:- M.2 (2280) Internal Solid State Drive (SSD)

Form Factor:- M.2 (2280)

Capacity:- 250GB, 500GB, 1TB

Memory Components:- 3D TLC

Interface:- PCIe Gen3 x4 NVMe 1.3

Controller:- Silicon Motion SM2263XT

Height:- 3.8mm

Width:- 80.0mm

Depth:- 22.0mm

Weight:- 7g


Max Sequential Read:- Up to 2110MB/s

Max Sequential Write:- Up to 1700MB/s

4KB Random Read:- Up to 240,000 IOPS

4KB Random Write:- Up to 260,000 IOPS

Seek Time:- <0.1ms

Total Bytes Written (TBW):- 600TB

MTBF:- 1,500,000 hours

*Performance varies by drive capacity. See

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