Average Bench: 137% (89th of 959)

Based on 846 user benchmarks.  Models: NVMe ADATA SX8000NP, ADATA SX8000NP

Outstanding average bench

The Adata XPG SX8000 NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB averaged 37.0% 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. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 333MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 566MB/s

Very poor consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Adata XPG SX8000 NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB is 79.7%. 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. Sustained Write Speed 323MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 322MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 846 samples)
Min Avg Max
598 Read 951 1,709
231 Write 856 1,047
304 Mixed 743 1,286
209 SusWrite 323 473
161% 718 MB/s
Min Avg Max
23.8 4K Read 32.8 38.6
70.7 4K Write 129 184
26.6 4K Mixed 49.5 61.2
182% 70.5 MB/s
Min Avg Max
34.9 DQ Read 322 372
139 DQ Write 566 734
45 DQ Mixed 333 426
284% 407 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
203GB free (System drive)
Firmware: C2.1.3 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 852 457 215 215 210 194 MB/s
Read 891
Write 950
Mixed 796
SusWrite 357
168% 749 MB/s
4K Read 34.7
4K Write 196
4K Mixed 61.1
234% 97.2 MB/s
DQ Read 365
DQ Write 713
DQ Mixed 431
358% 503 MB/s
178GB free (System drive)
Firmware: C2.3.7a Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 372 230 232 239 289 473 MB/s
Read 1,006
Write 1,011
Mixed 802
SusWrite 306
175% 781 MB/s
4K Read 37.6
4K Write 176
4K Mixed 59.2
226% 90.8 MB/s
DQ Read 353
DQ Write 722
DQ Mixed 403
345% 493 MB/s
70GB free (System drive)
Firmware: C2.2.1 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 406 227 232 322 456 461 MB/s
Read 988
Write 994
Mixed 814
SusWrite 351
176% 787 MB/s
4K Read 37.8
4K Write 147
4K Mixed 58.1
209% 80.9 MB/s
DQ Read 374
DQ Write 718
DQ Mixed 429
359% 507 MB/s
159GB free (System drive)
Firmware: C2.2.1 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 550 228 229 230 226 226 MB/s
Read 1,000
Write 1,014
Mixed 805
SusWrite 282
174% 775 MB/s
4K Read 36.6
4K Write 171
4K Mixed 57.6
220% 88.4 MB/s
DQ Read 210
DQ Write 737
DQ Mixed 59.5
166% 335 MB/s
100GB free (System drive)
Firmware: C2.2.1 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 761 225 235 236 237 239 MB/s
Read 988
Write 1,008
Mixed 820
SusWrite 322
176% 784 MB/s
4K Read 34.6
4K Write 108
4K Mixed 48.7
172% 63.8 MB/s
DQ Read 370
DQ Write 727
DQ Mixed 432
361% 509 MB/s
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Typical XPG SX8000 NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB Builds (Compare 3,124 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 96%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 99%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 73%
Battleship

Motherboard: Asus TUF Z270 MARK 2 - $140

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 97% - Outstanding Total price: $1,111

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