Etcd massive disk io

Cluster information:

Kubernetes version: 1.20.4
Cloud being used: bare-metal
Installation method: apt kubernetes-xenial repository
Host OS: Ubuntu 20.4.2
CNI and version: latest Flannel
CRI and version: Ubunru 20.04.2 containerd

I have a three node cluster, with one master node. etcd is keeping my master node quite busy with its constant writing to disk. It’s writing around 80KBps. I’m wondering how long my ssd will last. Is there anything that can be done about this constant writing to disk?