ADATA XPG Spectrix S20G RGB 500Gb NVMe SSD detailed specifications

Posted on November 07, 2022 by Raymond Chen

Should you buy XPG Spectrix S20G RGB (500Gb) produced by ADATA and another characteristics watch here.

ADATA XPG Spectrix S20G RGB 500Gb NVMe SSD detailed specifications

The NVMe write a data location map on DRAM SLC Cache to launch a programs faster. The XPG Spectrix S20G RGB comes equipped with Spectek 3D QLC memory. This NVMe is offered also in 1 Tb capacity.

Performance and benchmarks

Drive works on PCIe M.2 3.0 x 4 with sequential read speeds 2500 MB/s, and write speeds equals to 1800 MB/s. It also has IOPS 160000 on reading and 190000 on writing operations.

Endurance and warranty

ADATA give 5-year warranty that limited by 600 Total Bytes Written. As well it has 2 million hours mean time between failure.

Specs

Category Value
Capacity 500 Gb
Interface M.2 3.0 x 4
Controller n/a
Memory type Spectek 3D QLC
DRAM SLC Cache
Read speed (Mb/s) 2500
Write speed (Mb/s) 1800
Read IOPS 160000
Write IOPS 190000
Endurance (TBW) 600
MTBF (million hours) 2
Warranty (years) 5

Conclusion

XPG Spectrix S20G RGB (500Gb) produced by ADATA may work on PCIe 3.0 that is undoubtedly slower than PCIe 4. The sequential write speed is 1800 Mbps, that is slower than has most of rivals. The SSD can write 600 TBW, that is good compared to nearest competitors. On balance, ADATA XPG Spectrix S20G RGB 500Gb has more cons and our editor do not recommend to have it.

+ Pros

  • Endurance

- Cons

  • Slow writing speed
  • PCIe 3.0
  • Capacity

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Video Review

XPG SPECTRIX S20G PCIe Gen3x4 M.2 2280 RGB SSD

FAQ

The ADATA XPG Spectrix S20G RGB has SLC Cache. Dynamic Random-Access Memory makes SSD faster, but more expensive.

The ADATA XPG Spectrix S20G RGB due to the low density of memory chips may function with no additional cooling systems. Some motherboards from the factory has thermal pads below or above the storage to enhance performance during heavy loads.

The XPG Spectrix S20G RGB 500Gb has maximum write speed 1800 Mbps, maximum read speed 2500 Mbps. NVMe works on M.2 3.0 x 4 interface standard. The NAND memory type is Spectek 3D QLC.
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