Silicon Power XD80 2TB M.2 PCIe 3.0 x4 SSD Review

Recently, Silicon Power decided to refresh their M.2 PCIe 3.0 x4 SSD with a brand new model called XD80. The new SSD is available in capacities between 256GB up to 2TB. It also offers higher endurance and slightly better performance. I bet that you also noticed a heatsink with the XPower logo all this and much more we will show you in our review.

Let’s begin with specifications and features, while later, we will focus on the performance of the 2TB version of the XD80 M.2 SSD.

 

Key Features:

  • PCIe Gen3x4 interface with reading speeds up to 3,400MB/s and write speeds up to 3,000MB/s
  • Durable aluminum heatsink provides maximum heat dissipation and thermal management with temperatures up to 20% lower than SSDs without a heatsink
  • Ideal for performance enthusiasts building custom gaming rigs or desktops
  • NVMe 1.3 support allows for higher performance, lower latency, and lower power consumption
  • Available in massive storage capacity options ranging from 256GB to 2TB
  • Supports SLC Caching and DRAM Cache Buffer to improve sequential read/write and random read/write performance
  • Supports RAID engine technology for enhanced data integrity and stability
  • Small form factor M.2 2280 (80mm) allows for easy installation in laptops and small form factor PC systems

 

You can buy something similar … the Silicon Power 2TB – NVMe M.2 PCIe Gen3x4 for around USD $239 from Amazon – https://amzn.to/3isHLTU

 

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Bartosz Waluk aka Woomack is from Poland. He's been interested in computer hardware and extreme overclocking for over 15 years. Bartosz has also over 12 years experience in IT what includes sales, technical support and computer building ... but not only. He joined the Funky Kit team in January 2013.