Average Bench: 175% (41st of 921)

Based on 1,004 user benchmarks.  Models: NVMe ADATA SX8000NP, ADATA SX8000NP

Outstanding average bench

The Adata XPG SX8000 NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB averaged 75.2% higher than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Adata XPG SX8000 NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. Sequential Read Speed 1,582MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 1,066MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Adata XPG SX8000 NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB is 102%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the Adata XPG SX8000 NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 197MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 73.9MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,004 samples)
Min Avg Max
887 Read 1,582 1,837
230 Write 910 1,111
387 Mixed 1,066 1,356
262% 1,186 MB/s
Min Avg Max
18.5 4K Read 33 38.3
49.1 4K Write 110 166
17.2 4K Mixed 35.3 54.3
154% 59.6 MB/s
Min Avg Max
25.3 DQ Read 197 364
83.7 DQ Write 252 512
17 DQ Mixed 73.9 132
97.8% 174 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
168GB free
Firmware: C2.2.1 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Read 1,737
Write 1,028
Mixed 1,275
298% 1,346 MB/s
4K Read 32.9
4K Write 104
4K Mixed 48.7
167% 61.7 MB/s
DQ Read 336
DQ Write 183
DQ Mixed 128
130% 216 MB/s
140GB free
Firmware: C2.2.1 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Read 1,675
Write 1,014
Mixed 1,323
296% 1,338 MB/s
4K Read 25
4K Write 120
4K Mixed 44.7
159% 63.3 MB/s
DQ Read 354
DQ Write 304
DQ Mixed 128
151% 262 MB/s
128GB free
Firmware: C2.2.1 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Read 1,702
Write 1,069
Mixed 589
246% 1,120 MB/s
4K Read 24.7
4K Write 77.6
4K Mixed 36.3
125% 46.2 MB/s
DQ Read 314
DQ Write 182
DQ Mixed 82.1
106% 193 MB/s
99GB free
Firmware: C2.2.1 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Read 1,735
Write 1,115
Mixed 1,317
308% 1,389 MB/s
4K Read 32.6
4K Write 90.7
4K Mixed 24.8
129% 49.3 MB/s
DQ Read 39
DQ Write 173
DQ Mixed 73.3
66% 95 MB/s
64GB free
Firmware: C2.1.3 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Read 1,496
Write 910
Mixed 897
243% 1,101 MB/s
4K Read 32.4
4K Write 104
4K Mixed 46
163% 60.7 MB/s
DQ Read 334
DQ Write 297
DQ Mixed 119
143% 250 MB/s
170GB free
Firmware: C2.3.7a Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Read 1,807
Write 1,071
Mixed 1,301
308% 1,393 MB/s
4K Read 25.2
4K Write 92.9
4K Mixed 23.3
117% 47.1 MB/s
DQ Read 33.6
DQ Write 96
DQ Mixed 22.4
29% 50.7 MB/s
39GB free
Firmware: C2.2.1 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
4KALIGNED
Read 678
Write 698
Mixed 699
155% 692 MB/s
4K Read 33.1
4K Write 94.7
4K Mixed 45.7
159% 57.8 MB/s
DQ Read 32.2
DQ Write 241
DQ Mixed 118
96% 130 MB/s
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Typical XPG SX8000 NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB Builds (Compare 2,475 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Desktop 111%
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Workstation 80%
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Motherboard: Asus TUF Z270 MARK 2 - $140

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 95% - Outstanding Total price: $1,181

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