ADATA XPG SX8000 256GB M.2 SSD Review


ADATA XPG “Xtreme Performance Gear,” line-up of SSD are company’s flagship offing, which targeted towards gamers and enthusiasts. ADATA recently updated the line-up with a new XPG SX8000 series M.2 NVMe SSD utilizing the super-fast PCIe Gne3.0 x4 with 3D NAND Flash and a five-year warranty. The XPG SX8000 also has support for SLC Caching, DRAM Cache Buffer, and LDPC ECC technologies.

ADATA XPG SX8000 series comes in M.2 2280 form factor designed for use in slim notebooks or other M.2 supportive devices, with small and lightweight. Its maximum read 2500MB/s and write 1100MB/s with Maximum 4K random read/write IOPS: up to 160K/140K thanks to a high-quality SMI controller and SLC caching technology. ADATA using 3D MLC NAND Flash memory on the XPG SX8000 series with respectable endurance ratings of up to 2,000,000 hours MTBF and a 5-year warranty to back it up. The XPG SX8000 available in 128GB / 256GB / 512GB / 1TB Capacities. We know that NVMe drives are offer very high-performance storage option, but it also is known for temperature throttling in heavy load, so let see how ADATA XPG SX8000 hands these issues and how it performs in our review.


  • Ultra-fast PCIe Gen3x4
  • NVMe 1.2 certified
  • 3D MLC NAND Flash
  • SLC Caching
  • DRAM Cache Buffer
  • Advanced hardware LDPC ECC technology
  • RAID Engine and Data Shaping
  • 5-Year Warranty