ADATA Gammix S50 2Tb NVMe technical review

Posted on November 20, 2022 by Raymond Chen

ADATA's Gammix S50 use PCIe M.2 4.0 x 4 bus. Read below about this NVMe SSD in our article.

ADATA Gammix S50 2Tb NVMe technical review

ADATA's 2Tb Gammix S50 use Phison PS5016-E16 controller. The SSD write a data location map on DRAM DRAM SLC to launch a programs without delays. The Gammix S50 comes equipped with Toshiba 3D TLC flash memory. SSD is offered also in 1 Tb volume sizes.

Performance and benchmarks

SSD works on PCIe M.2 4.0 x 4 with write speeds 4400 MB/s, and sequential read speeds 5000 MB/s. Gammix S50 has input/output performance 750000 on writing and 750000 on reading operations per second.

Endurance and warranty

Manufacturer provide 5 years warranty limited by 3600 TBW.

Specs

Category Value
Capacity 2 Tb
Interface M.2 4.0 x 4
Controller Phison PS5016-E16
Memory type Toshiba 3D TLC
DRAM DRAM SLC
Read speed (Mb/s) 5000
Write speed (Mb/s) 4400
Read IOPS 750000
Write IOPS 750000
Endurance (TBW) 3600
MTBF (million hours) n/a
Warranty (years) 5

Conclusion

ADATA Gammix S50 2Tb use PCIe 4.0 that is undoubtedly faster than PCIe 3.0. The maximum write speed is 4400 Mb/s, that is common for this computer expansion bus standard. The ADATA Gammix S50 provide possibility to write 3600 TBW, that is pretty good in comparison with rivals. On balance, we recommend to have ADATA Gammix S50 2Tb for your PC.

+ Pros

  • Good writing speed
  • PCIe 4.0
  • Capacity
  • Endurance

- Cons

  • None

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FAQ

The ADATA Gammix S50 has DRAM SLC. Dynamic random-access memory (DRAM) in their controller help to improve endurance and input/output performance.

The Gammix S50 2Tb due to the high density of memory chips you need to install of extra heat sink. This would decrease temperature of the controller and memory. Some motherboards from the factory has thermal pads above and below the storage to improve productivity during times of heavy loads.

The Gammix S50 2Tb has sequential write speed 4400 Mb/s, read speed 5000 Mbps. Storage run on Phison PS5016-E16 controller and M.2 4.0 x 4 high-speed serial computer expansion bus standard. The NAND flash memory type is Toshiba 3D TLC.
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