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ADATA XPG SX930 120GB, 240GB and 480GB SATA III Gaming SSD Review

By: Jon Coulter | SSDs in Storage | Posted: Jul 23, 2015 1:34 pm
TweakTown Rating: 90%Manufacturer: ADATA

ADATA XPG SX930 120GB, 240GB and 480GB SATA III SSD

 

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The XPG SX930 is packaged in a bronze colored box. The face of the drive is viewed through a clear plastic window on the front of the box. Packaged contents, free cloning software, the drive's five-year warranty and features of the drive are advertised.

 

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The back of the packaging lists some performance specifications.

 

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Inside the box, the drive is cradled in a clear plastic tray. A drive adapter tray, 9.5mm spacer screws, and a quick start guide are included as part of the package.

 

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The front facing of the drive's enclosure is covered by a black, flame emblazoned label. The label lists the drive's capacity.

 

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Centered on the back half of the drive's enclosure is a manufacturer's label that lists model number, warranty code and WWN code.

 

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The drive's enclosure is formed from stamped aluminum, painted black. The 1/2 length PCB is secured to the enclosure by three screws.

 

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In addition to a controller and DRAM package, there are four flash packages on this side of the PCB for both the 240 and 480GB models. The 120GB model has no flash packages on this side of the PCB.

 

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This side of the green 1/2 length PCB is populated with four flash packages for all three models.

 

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A close-in view of the JMicron JMF670H 4-channel controller that powers the SX930.

 

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A close-in view of one of the drive's ADATA branded Micron flash packages.

 

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Finally, a close-in view of the drive's NANYA DDR3 DRAM package.

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