Average Bench: 139% (157th of 1058)

Based on 2,429 user benchmarks.  Models: NVMe ADATA SX8000NP, ADATA SX8000NP

Outstanding average bench

The Adata XPG SX8000 NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB averaged 38.7% 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.


Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 371MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 605MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Adata XPG SX8000 NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB is 84.2%. 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.


Avg. Sustained Write Speed 358MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 352MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 2,429 samples)
Min Avg Max
532 Read 941 1,022
184 Write 808 1028
299 Mixed 699 835
173 SusWrite 358 875
157% 701 MB/s
Min Avg Max
25.4 4K Read 39.5 38.7
35.5 4K Write 124 174
29.7 4K Mixed 50.8 61.2
191% 71.5 MB/s
Min Avg Max
294 DQ Read 352 372
208 DQ Write 605 734
160 DQ Mixed 371 427
312% 443 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
238GB free
Firmware: C2.1.3 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1022 1027 1030 1019 980 973 MB/s
Read 1,023
Write 708
Mixed 820
SusWrite 1,008
200% 890 MB/s
4K Read 39.2
4K Write 154
4K Mixed 60
218% 84.5 MB/s
DQ Read 364
DQ Write 692
DQ Mixed 420
350% 492 MB/s
234GB free
Firmware: C2.2.1 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1007 1011 1017 1000 1005 941 MB/s
Read 874
Write 795
Mixed 779
SusWrite 997
194% 861 MB/s
4K Read 18.5
4K Write 47.8
4K Mixed 26.5
87% 30.9 MB/s
DQ Read 346
DQ Write 743
DQ Mixed 411
351% 500 MB/s
96GB free (System drive)
Firmware: C2.1.3 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 494 227 229 235 235 335 MB/s
Read 774
Write 1,004
Mixed 747
SusWrite 292
159% 704 MB/s
4K Read 34.4
4K Write 114
4K Mixed 49.9
177% 66.3 MB/s
DQ Read 366
DQ Write 414
DQ Mixed 423
309% 401 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 47,016,054 SSDs tested.


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Typical XPG SX8000 NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB Builds (Compare 2,967 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 74%
Desktop 93%
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Workstation 63%

Motherboard: Asus TUF Z270 MARK 2 - $179

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 61% - Good Total price: $1,135

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