Adata XPG SX930 SSD 240GB Review

Test Bench

For our tests, we used the Project Ice Stream 2 system, which is comprised of the following components.

CPU Intel Core i5-6600K @ 3.5GHz
Cooling All Thermaltake LCS with RayStorm Pro CPU water block
Motherboard MSI Z170M Mortar
Ram 4 x 4GB Crucial Ballistix Elite DDR4-3000MHz
PSU Thermaltake Toughpower XT 1275W PSU
GPU HIS Radeon RX 480 Roaring Turbo (8GB GDDR5)
SSD
Adata XPG SX930 – 240GB

 

Performance and Benchmarks

ATTO Disk Benchmark
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ATTO disk benchmarks show a peak write speed of 457 MB/sec, while read speed reaches 520 MB/sec. Slightly lower than I expected.

 

Crystal DiskMark

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For Crystal DiskMark, the Adata XPG SX930 240GB gives a maximum of 521.6 MB/sec read speed, while maximum write speed is around 461.5 MB/sec.

 

Anvil Storage Utilities

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Anvil Storage Utilities shows us the IOPS performance of the Adata XPG SX930 – 240GB. We have got a maximum of 52.4K for read (which is lower than I expected), and 71.3K for write. 

 

PCMark 8 (Disk Benchmark)

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We got an overall storage score of 4955 on the PCMark 8 Disk Benchmark, with a storage bandwidth if 240.8 MB/sec. Now that’s better … much better than I expected.

 

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