ADATA is announcing the launch of their latest consumer SSD, the XPG SX6000. The SX6000 is a PCIe Gen3x2 M.2 2280 form factor SSD, and it offers PCI Express storage performance at a price level comparable to a standard 2.5” form factor SSD. The SX6000 attains sequential read speeds of up to 1000MB/s, and sequential write speeds of up to 800MB/s, which is nearly double the performance of a traditional SATA SSD.
The SX6000 is targeted to PC DIY enthusiasts, gamers and overclockers, and meets the NVMe 1.2 specifications. It is being offered in capacities of 128GB, 256GB, 512GB and 1TB. Each capacity is priced at less than a 10% premium over a comparable capacity SATA SSD, and represents a perfectly logical choice as an upgrade to your SATA SSD.
ADATA’s XPG SX6000 features 3D TLC NAND paired with a Realtek controller, utilizing the NVMe 1.2 protocol and PCIe Gen3x2 interface to attain its superb cost-to-performance ratio. Newer motherboards are now shipping with anywhere from 2-4 M.2 slots, indicating that the M.2 interface is here to stay and continues to grow in adoption. PCIe M.2 SSDs such as the SX6000 are an excellent and affordable utilization of your M.2 slots as either an OS drive, or as a mass storage drive.
The SX6000 incorporates ADATA’s renowned suite of features, including wear leveling, and both a DRAM cache and SLC caching to ensure better performance when handling bursts or large tasks. Your purchase of an ADATA SSD also includes free downloads of ADATA’s SSD toolbox and Acronis TrueImage data migration software. ADATA is backing the XPG SX6000 with a 5-year limited warranty.
Exact pricing has not yet been revealed. For more information, you can visit the SX6000 product page here.