When it comes to ADATA’s solid state drives the XPG (Xtreme Performance Gear) series are the high performance drives gamers and enthusiasts are looking for. Today we have one of ADATA’s latest 2.5-inch solid state drives which is specially targeted towards gamers, it is the XPG SX950. The drive is based off the Silicon Motion SM2258 controller and matched with 3D MLC NAND. The drive boasts intelligent SLC caching, enhanced endurance ratings, and a very impressive 6-year warranty. ADATA is offering this drive in 240GB, 480GB, and 960GB capacities. We have the 240GB version on the test block today, it has advertised read and write speeds of 560 MB/s and 520 MB/s respectively. Is this the drive you should get for your next build? Read on as we find out!
The ADATA XPG SX950 240GB Solid State Drive comes in a retail box that is not much larger than the drive itself. On the front we have a picture of the drive, its capacity, and advertised speeds. Also the 6-year warranty and 3D NAND emblems are featured.
On the back there is a little bit of information on the drive in a few different languages and QR codes to register the drive and for free SSD software.
Opening the box up inside you’ll find the XPG SX950 solid state drive, 3.5-inch drive adapter, mounting screws, a 7mm to 9.5mm spacer, and warranty and service information.