Average Bench: 139% (129th of 1016)

Based on 1,888 user benchmarks.  Models: NVMe ADATA SX8000NP, ADATA SX8000NP

Outstanding average bench

The Adata XPG SX8000 NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB averaged 38.6% 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 364MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 600MB/s

Poor consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Adata XPG SX8000 NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB is 65.6%. 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 340MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 343MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 1,888 samples)
Min Avg Max
550 Read 952 1,027
235 Write 831 1,026
319 Mixed 706 829
215 SusWrite 340 584
158% 707 MB/s
Min Avg Max
23.8 4K Read 39.1 39.5
51.8 4K Write 128 180
33 4K Mixed 51.3 62.2
193% 72.8 MB/s
Min Avg Max
219 DQ Read 343 372
206 DQ Write 600 735
143 DQ Mixed 364 427
307% 436 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
110GB free
Firmware: C2.2.1 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 887 763 226 231 231 231 MB/s
Read 1,035
Write 680
Mixed 820
SusWrite 428
165% 741 MB/s
4K Read 40.4
4K Write 197
4K Mixed 64.9
248% 101 MB/s
DQ Read 368
DQ Write 737
DQ Mixed 410
352% 505 MB/s
180GB free (System drive)
Firmware: C2.1.3 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1007 642 215 225 225 228 MB/s
Read 1,026
Write 1,025
Mixed 813
SusWrite 424
184% 822 MB/s
4K Read 39.1
4K Write 170
4K Mixed 62
229% 90.5 MB/s
DQ Read 364
DQ Write 718
DQ Mixed 416
352% 499 MB/s
129GB free (System drive)
Firmware: C2.2.1 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 799 439 231 232 232 229 MB/s
Read 916
Write 988
Mixed 791
SusWrite 361
172% 764 MB/s
4K Read 37.4
4K Write 144
4K Mixed 58.3
207% 79.8 MB/s
DQ Read 370
DQ Write 727
DQ Mixed 420
356% 506 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 21,545,781 SSDs tested.


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Typical XPG SX8000 NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB Builds (Compare 5,487 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 78%
Desktop 93%
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Workstation 63%

Motherboard: Asus TUF Z270 MARK 2 - $179

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 66% - Good Total price: $1,053

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