Average Bench: 236% (35th of 996)

Based on 3,079 user benchmarks.  Models: ADATA SX8200NP, NVMe ADATA SX8200NP

Adata’s XPG SX8200 offers NVMe PCIe SSD performance at SATA SSD prices, thereby offering outstanding value for money to casual and power PC users alike. Adata have combined two high performance commodity components: a Silicon Motion controller (SM2262) and Micron’s second generation 3D TLC 64 layer flash memory. The XPG SX8200 also includes a generous SLC cache and a DRAM cache buffer. Adata have not specified the exact size of the SLC cache in each model but it’s clear from our 60 second sustained write tests that the buffer is sufficient for more than 60 seconds of continuous writes which equates to over 60GB (60s x 1 GB/s) for the 240GB model and over 90GB (60s x 1.5 GB/s) for the 480GB and 960GB models. Unlike many other drives with SLC caching, the SX8200 has a large enough cache to ensure that consumers will almost always operate the drive within the cache and therefore experience no write degradation at all. Adata offer a 5 year warranty and a limited TBW warranty (160 TBW for the 240 GB version, 320 TBW for the 480GB and 640 TBW for the 960GB) on these SSDs, which is in line with other premium manufacturers. The NVMe PCIe SSD consumer market has been dominated by Samsung in recent years but the 240GB SX8200 beats Samsung’s 250GB 970 Evo hands down on both price and performance (the 250GB 970 Evo is let down by a relatively small SLC cache which allows for less than 10 seconds of writes before saturation after which the write speed on the Evo drops to mere sub SATA 300 MB/s). The SX8200 is the new value leader and heralds a new era of competition for the mainstream segment of the NVMe SSD market. [Jul '18 SSDrivePro]


Outstanding average bench

The Adata XPG SX8200 NVMe PCIe M.2 240GB averaged 135.6% higher than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Adata XPG SX8200 NVMe PCIe M.2 240GB near the top of the comparison list.


Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 561MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 1,874MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Adata XPG SX8200 NVMe PCIe M.2 240GB is 137%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the Adata XPG SX8200 NVMe PCIe M.2 240GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.


Avg. Sustained Write Speed 802MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 134MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 3,079 samples)
Min Avg Max
1,058 Read 1,874 2,185
266 Write 955 1,147
400 Mixed 924 1,084
265 SusWrite 802 1,091
253% 1,139 MB/s
Min Avg Max
32.4 4K Read 57.7 68.5
77.6 4K Write 134 185
42.9 4K Mixed 74.5 94.4
254% 88.8 MB/s
Min Avg Max
319 DQ Read 728 832
245 DQ Write 756 1,061
232 DQ Mixed 561 650
472% 681 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
187GB free
Firmware: SVN139B Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1131 1127 1130 1145 1128 979 MB/s
Read 2,060
Write 1,114
Mixed 1,048
SusWrite 1,106
296% 1,332 MB/s
4K Read 69.4
4K Write 142
4K Mixed 86.3
291% 99.4 MB/s
DQ Read 827
DQ Write 1,027
DQ Mixed 637
561% 830 MB/s
97GB free
Firmware: SVN139B Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1143 1146 1081 1068 494 171 MB/s
Read 2,165
Write 1,138
Mixed 1020
SusWrite 850
287% 1,293 MB/s
4K Read 67.9
4K Write 180
4K Mixed 92.1
316% 113 MB/s
DQ Read 830
DQ Write 1062
DQ Mixed 638
567% 843 MB/s
115GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SVN139B Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1103 1127 1106 1091 762 179 MB/s
Read 2,105
Write 1,127
Mixed 1,022
SusWrite 895
286% 1,287 MB/s
4K Read 62.3
4K Write 128
4K Mixed 78.3
263% 89.6 MB/s
DQ Read 808
DQ Write 925
DQ Mixed 640
545% 791 MB/s
151GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SVN139B Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1038 1051 1096 1042 642 157 MB/s
Read 2098
Write 1,036
Mixed 1,001
SusWrite 838
275% 1,243 MB/s
4K Read 62.1
4K Write 125
4K Mixed 79.1
262% 88.8 MB/s
DQ Read 819
DQ Write 664
DQ Mixed 634
504% 706 MB/s
96GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SVN139B Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1060 1068 1081 907 145 168 MB/s
Read 2,052
Write 1,078
Mixed 1,032
SusWrite 738
271% 1,225 MB/s
4K Read 56.7
4K Write 116
4K Mixed 73.5
242% 82 MB/s
DQ Read 829
DQ Write 717
DQ Mixed 631
512% 726 MB/s
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Motherboard: Gigabyte X470 AORUS ULTRA GAMING - $125

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 123% - Outstanding Total price: $812

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11 days ago.

I used this for a while. It was very good, no problems. After some time though, it just stopped working properly. Just give a hundred more dollars and get a better one. Worth the price, but there are better and more worth ones.


3 months ago.

Fast and furious ;) System up in few seconds and i love it


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9 months ago.

really fast

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