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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

ATTO

 

Version and / or Patch Used: 2.47

 

ATTO is a timeless benchmark used to provide manufacturers with data used for marketing storage products.

 

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Sequential read/write transfers for the 480GB SX930 max out at 518/413 MB/s. Keep in mind this is our OS volume 75% full, and we are properly converting KB to MB.

 

Sequential Write

 

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Both the 120GB and 240GB SX930's outperform the higher capacity 480GB model.

 

Sequential Read

 

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The SX930's lag a bit behind the rest of the field. The 120GB SX930 delivers the best sequential read performance of the three capacity points.

 

 

Anvil Storage Utilities

 

Version and / or Patch Used: 1.1.0

 

Anvil's Storage Utilities is a storage benchmark designed to measure the storage performance of SSD's. The Standard Storage Benchmark performs a series of tests; you can run a full test or just the read or write test, or you can run a single test, i.e. 4k QD16.

 

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Scoring

 

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Anvil's scoring gives a good indication of a drives overall performance. Scoring is exactly what we would expect from a 4-channel controlled SSD. The 120GB SX930 outperforms the rest of the SSD's on our chart.

 

(Anvil) Read IOPS through Queue Depth Scale

 

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The 120GB SX930 has the best 4K QD1 random read performance of any of the drives on our chart. The 480GB SX930 has the better performance of the three from QD4-QD32. OCZ's TRION outperforms the rest of drives on our chart.

 

(Anvil) Write IOPS through Queue Scale

 

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The 240GB SX930 outperforms its brethren at all measured QD's. The BX100 has a better performance curve than the SX930's and the Ignite has the best performance curve of the drives on our chart.

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