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Addlink X70 RGB SSD 1 TB Review

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Introduction


Addlink is a fairly young Taiwanese hardware manufacturer founded in 2014. They specialize in all products related to flash storage, like USB sticks, SD memory cards, and SSDs.

Today, we have for review the Addlink X70 RGB SSD, which comes in the M.2 form factor, using a fast PCI-Express x4 3.0 NVMe connection to interface with the rest of the system.

Under the hood, the X70 SSD is built around a Phison E12 controller paired with Toshiba 64-layer 3D TLC flash. In order to ensure best performance, the Addlink X70 has DRAM cache and SLC caching.

A highlight of the SSD is that it includes ten RGB LEDs on the PCB, which enables adjustable RGB lighting. The Addlink X70 is available in capacities of 256 GB ($48), 512 GB ($95), 1 TB ($162), and 2 TB ($328). Endurance for these models is set at 350 TBW, 600 TBW, 1200 TBW, and 2000 TBW respectively. Addlink also includes a five-year warranty.



Specifications: Addlink X70 SSD
Brand:Addlink
Model:Addlink X70 RGB
Capacity:1024 GB (953 GB usable)
No additional overprovisioning
Controller:Phison PS5012-E12-27
Flash:Toshiba 15 nm, 64-layer 3D TLC
TABBG55AIV
DRAM:2x 512 MB SK Hynix DDR4-2400
H5AN4G6NBJR-UHC
Endurance:1200 TBW
Form Factor:M.2 2280
Interface:PCIe Gen 3 x4, NVMe 1.3
Device ID:addlink M.2 PCIe G3x4 NVMe RGB
Firmware:ECFM12.3
Warranty:5 years
Price at Time
of Review:
$163 / 16 cents per GB
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