ADATA XPG SX8000 128Gb SSD tech review

Posted on November 07, 2022 by Raymond Chen

What memory type installed in XPG SX8000 (128Gb) produced by ADATA and further details read below in our article.

ADATA XPG SX8000 128Gb SSD tech review

XPG SX8000 (128Gb) produced by ADATA use Silicon Motion SM2260G controller. The internal SSD write a data location map on Dynamic-Random Access Memory NANYA 256MB DDR3 to open a files faster. The XPG SX8000 comes equipped with ADATA MLC flash memory. ADATA XPG SX8000 also available in three capacities: 1 Tb, 256 Gb and 512 Gb.

Performance and benchmarks

SSD works on PCIe M.2 3.0 x 4 bus with maximum read speeds 2500 MB/s, and write speeds equals to 1100 MB/s. This model has IOPS 160000 on reading and 140000 on writing operations per second.

Endurance and warranty

ADATA provide 5 years warranty for this product. The XPG SX8000 has 2 million hours MTBF.


Category Value
Capacity 128 Gb
Interface M.2 3.0 x 4
Controller Silicon Motion SM2260G
Memory type ADATA MLC
Read speed (Mb/s) 2500
Write speed (Mb/s) 1100
Read IOPS 160000
Write IOPS 140000
Endurance (TBW) n/a
MTBF (million hours) 2
Warranty (years) 5


ADATA XPG SX8000 128Gb support PCIe Gen3 that is significantly slower than PCIe 4.0. The sequential write speed is 1100 Mb/s, that is slower than has most of competitors. Overall, ADATA XPG SX8000 128Gb has more minuses and our site do not advise to purchase it.

+ Pros

  • None

- Cons

  • Slow writing speed
  • PCIe 3.0
  • Capacity

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Video Review

NVMe speed -- Adata XPG sx8000


The ADATA XPG SX8000 has NANYA 256MB DDR3. DRAM in their controller help to increase input/output performance and endurance.

The ADATA XPG SX8000 128Gb due to the low density of memory chips able to last with no extra cooling systems. Some motherboards already has additional cooling below or above the drive for better productivity during times of high loads.

The XPG SX8000 128Gb has write speed 1100 Mb per second, maximum read speed 2500 Mbps. It run on Silicon Motion SM2260G controller and M.2 3.0 x 4 high-speed serial computer expansion bus standard. The NAND flash memory type is ADATA MLC.
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