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Addlink S90 vs. Addlink S92 vs. Addlink S95

Addlink recently released a new Gen4 x4 NVMe Solid State Drive with the Addlink S95. So, how does this new model compare to the older S90 and S92? You can find out in this comparison guide between all three SSDs.

Quick Summary

When compared to the S90 and S92, the S95 has substantially faster maximum sequential reading speed and maximum sequential writing speed.

When comparing the S90 and S92, the S90 is faster than the S92 at maximum sequential writes and maximum sequential reads.

All three models are identical when it comes to reliability and warranty coverage. The products also share a lot of the same general features.

If you are interested, you can purchase any of the aforementioned internal solid state drives on Amazon with the following links:

S90 vs. S92 vs. S95 Comparison Chart

 Addlink S90 Gen4 x4 NVMe Solid State Drive Addlink S92 Gen4 x4 NVMe Solid State Drive Addlink S95 Gen4 x4 NVMe Solid State Drive
Capacity Options 1 TB

2 TB
1 TB

2 TB

4 TB
1 TB

2 TB
Form Factor M.2 2280M.2 2280M.2 2280
Dimensions80.0 mm x 22.0 mm x 3.5 mm80.0 mm x 22.0 mm x 3.5 mm1 TB: 80.0 mm x 22.0 mm x 2.15 mm

2 TB: 80.0 mm x 22.0 mm x 3.5 mm
Weight8.2 grams8.2 grams8.2 grams
InterfaceNVMe 1.3 and PCIe Gen4 x4NVMe 1.3 and PCIe Gen4 x4NVMe 1.3 and PCIe Gen4 x4
NAND3D TLC3D QLC3D TLC
Maximum Sequential Read Speed 1TB Addlink S90: Up to 5000 MB per second

2TB Addlink S90: Up to 5000 MB per second
1TB Addlink S92: Up to 4700 MB per second

2TB Addlink S92: Up to 4850 MB per second

4TB Addlink S92: Up to 4900 MB per second
1TB Addlink S95: Up to 7000 MB per second

2TB Addlink S95: Up to 7100 MB per second
Maximum Sequential Write Speed 1TB Addlink S90: Up to 4400 MB per second

2TB Addlink S90: Up to 4400 MB per second
1TB Addlink S92: Up to 1850 MB per second

2TB Addlink S92: Up to 3600 MB per second

4TB Addlink S92: Up to 3600 MB per second
1TB Addlink S95: Up to 5000 MB per second

2TB Addlink S95: Up to 6800 MB per second
General Features Bad Block management

ECC

Garbage Collection

Low Density Parity Check

Over-Provision

RAID Protection

S.M.A.R.T

SLC Caching

SSD ToolBox Software

TRIMM DEVSLP

Wear Leveling
Bad Block Management

Garbage Collection

ECC

Low Density Parity Check

Over-Provision

RAID Protection

S.M.A.R.T

SLC Caching

SSD ToolBox Software

TRIMM DEVSLP

Wear Leveling
Advanced Wear Leveling

Bad Block Management

Drive Log

End to End Data Path Protection

Low Density Parity Check

Over-Provision

RAID Protection

S.M.A.R.T

SmartECC

SmartRefresh

SSD ToolBox Software

Thermal Throttling

TRIM DEVSLEP
Operating Temperature 0°C to 70°C0°C to 70°C0°C to 70°C
Storage Temperature -40°C to 85°C-40°C to 85°C-40°C to 85°C
Reliability 1.8 million hours MTBF1.8 million hours MTBF1.8 million hours MTBF
Warranty Period 5-year warranty5-year warranty5-year warranty
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Capacity Options

The S92 is the only model to come with a 4 TB option. Otherwise, the three models provide 1 TB and 2 TB options. You can find a full breakdown of the available capacities below:

Addlink S90:

  • 1 TB
  • 2 TB

Addlink S92:

  • 1 TB
  • 2 TB
  • 4 TB

Addlink S95:

  • 1 TB
  • 2 TB

Form Factor

All three solid state drives in this versus guide have a M.2 2280 form factor.

Dimensions

The S20, S92 as well as the 2 TB version of the S95 are identical in physical size with a measurement (which is displayed in Length x Width x Height) of 80.0 mm x 22.0 mm x 3.5 mm. The 1 TB version of the S95 is shorter than the other storage drives with a measurement of 80.0 mm x 22.0 mm x 2.15 mm.

Weight

The S90, S92 and S95 storage drives are the same when it comes to weight, which is around 8.2 grams.

Interface

All three of the Addlink SSDs in this comparison utilize the NVMe 1.3 and PCIe Gen4 x4 interfaces.

NAND

When it comes to NAND, the S90 and S95 are equipped with 3D TLC while the S92 is equipped with 3D QLC.

Maximum Sequential Read Speed

Addlink measured the sequential speeds of all three Gen4 x4 with CrystalDiskMark. According to internal tests, the S95 is substantially faster than the other two models at maximum sequential reading speed.

When you compared same capacities, the 1 TB S95 is 2000 MB per second faster (or 40% faster) than the 1 TB S90 and 2300 MB per second faster (or 48.94% faster) than the 1TB S92. The 2TB S95 is 2100 MB per second faster (or 42% faster) than the 2 TB S90 and 2250 MB per second faster (or 46.39% faster) than the 2 TB S92.

The 1TB S90 is 300 MB per second faster (or 6.38% faster) than the 1 TB S92 while the 2 TB S90 is 150 MB per second faster (or 3.09% faster) than the 2 TB S92.

You can take a look at the maximum sequential read speed specifications below:

  • 1TB Addlink S90: Up to 5000 MB per second
  • 2TB Addlink S90: Up to 5000 MB per second
  • 1TB Addlink S92: Up to 4700 MB per second
  • 2TB Addlink S92: Up to 4850 MB per second
  • 4TB Addlink S92: Up to 4900 MB per second
  • 1TB Addlink S95: Up to 7000 MB per second
  • 2TB Addlink S95: Up to 7100 MB per second

Maximum Sequential Write Speed

The S95 is also substantially faster than the S90 and S92 at maximum sequential writing.

When comparing similar capacity options, the 1 TB S95 is 600 MB per second faster (or 13.64% faster) than the 1 TB S90 and 3150 MB per second faster (or 170.27% faster) than the 1 TB S92. The 2 TB S95 is 2400 MB per second faster (or 54.55% faster) than the 2 TB S90 and 3200 MB per second faster (or 88.89% faster) than the 2 TB S92.

The 1 TB S90 is 2550 MB per second faster (or 137.84% faster) than the 1 TB S92 while the 2 TB S90 is 800 MB per second faster (or 22.22% faster) than the 2 TB S92.

You can find the maximum sequential write speed specs below:

  • 1TB Addlink S90: Up to 4400 MB per second
  • 2TB Addlink S90: Up to 4400 MB per second
  • 1TB Addlink S92: Up to 1850 MB per second
  • 2TB Addlink S92: Up to 3600 MB per second
  • 4TB Addlink S92: Up to 3600 MB per second
  • 1TB Addlink S95: Up to 5000 MB per second
  • 2TB Addlink S95: Up to 6800 MB per second

General Features

You can take a lot of advertised general features for the S90, S92 and S95 solid state drives below:

Addlink S90:

  • Bad Block Management
  • ECC
  • Garbage Collection
  • Low Density Parity Check
  • Over-Provision
  • RAID Protection
  • S.M.A.R.T
  • SLC Caching
  • SSD ToolBox Software
  • TRIMM DEVSLP
  • Wear Leveling

Addlink S92:

  • Bad Block Management
  • Garbage Collection
  • ECC
  • Low Density Parity Check
  • Over-Provision
  • RAID Protection
  • S.M.A.R.T
  • SLC Caching
  • SSD ToolBox Software
  • TRIMM DEVSLP
  • Wear Leveling

Addlink S95:

  • Advanced Wear Leveling
  • Bad Block Management
  • Drive Log
  • End to End Data Path Protection
  • Low Density Parity Check
  • Over-Provision
  • RAID Protection
  • S.M.A.R.T
  • SmartECC
  • SmartRefresh
  • SSD ToolBox Software
  • Thermal Throttling
  • TRIM DEVSLEP

Operating Temperature

The Addlink S90, S92 and S95 have the same operating temperature, which has a range of 0°C to 70°C.

Storage Temperature

The three models are also identical when it comes to storage temperature as the devices need to be stored within the range of -40°C to 85°C.

Reliability

Furthermore, the S90, S92 and S95 are equally reliable with a MTBF of 1.8 million hours. For the uninformed, Mean Time Between Failures is a specification that estimates the amount of time a solid state drive is expected to remain functional between two points of hardware failures.

Warranty Period

The Addlink S90 Gen4 x4 NVMe Solid State Drive, Addlink S92 Gen4 x4 NVMe Solid State Drive and Addlink S95 Gen4 x4 NVMe Solid State Drive each comes with a 5-year warranty.

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