Mushkin introduced its new lineup of high-performance SSDs at CES. The Helix drives use 3D MLC NAND flash memory as well as Silicon Motion’s SM2260 controller. The M.2 SSDs aimed at premium desktops and laptops are listed to promise high performance and improved endurance of premium 3D NAND. The Mushkin Helix family of SSDs will offer various models targeting different performance and price targets, including a 250 GB version for the entry-level segment as well as a 2 TB SKU for high-end PCs. The drives come in an M.2-2280 form-factor with a PCIe 3.0 x4 interface and are based on Silicon Motion’s SM2260 controller (which sports two ARM Cortex cores, has eight NAND flash channels, LDPC ECC technology, 256-bit AES support and so on) as...

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