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SK hynix Canvas SL308 500GB review

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Rating: 8.0.

Already well known as a manufacturer of Flash NAND, SK hynix are certainly working on ramping up their presence in the SSD market with their own drives. Hard on the heels of the Enterprise-focused SE3010 that we examined recently comes the latest addition to the Canvas consumer range – the SL308. Aimed more towards the entry level end of the consumer space, the SL308 uses low-cost TLC memory in combination with an SK hynix controller.

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At the time of writing the SL308 range consists of three capacities; 120GB, 250GB, and the flagship 500GB.  The official performance figures for the 500GB drive are up to 560MB/s & 490MB/s for sequential reads and writes, respectively. Random 4K figures are up to 100,000 IOPS for reads and 85,000 IOPS for writes.

The 500GB drive has a quoted endurance figure of 150TBW and SK hynix back the drive with a three-year warranty.

Physical Specifications:
Usable Capacities: 120GB, 250GB, 500GB
NAND Components: SK hynix 16nm TLC
Interface: Serial ATA (SATA) 6Gb/s (SATA III)
Form Factor: 2.5in, 7mm
NAND Controller: SK hynix SH87820BB
Dimensions: 100 x 70 x 7 mm

Firmware Version 30000P10

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