Model: ADATA XPG GAMMIX S50 Lite 1TB PCIe 4.0 M.2 Solid State Drive
Manufacturer: ADATA Technology
Provided By: ADATA Technology (USA)
ADATA Technology is one of the world's leading manufacturers of high performance memory modules and data storage solutions. Founded in 2001 with a staff of 20, this Taiwanese company set itself apart from the competition early on thanks to its professionalism, industry know-how and eye-catching product designs. Today, ADATA continues to lead the way through constant innovation and development of products that exceed customer expectations. Backed by technical expertise, state-of-the-art manufacturing facilities and premium customer service, ADATA currently offers a variety of products including DRAM modules, USB flash drives, memory cards, solid state drives and portable hard drives.
One of the latest additions to ADATA's line of solid state drives is the XPG GAMMIX S50 Lite. Designed with gamers, overclockers and enthusiasts in mind, this heatsink-equipped, M.2 form factor drive is powered by Silicon Motion's new SM2267 controller and is available with up to 2TB of 3D TLC NAND flash. The GAMMIX S50 Lite also utilizes dynamic SLC caching and a DRAM cache buffer to improve read and write performance as well as Low-Density Parity Check (LDPC) code technology, End-To-End (E2E) data protection and a RAID engine to ensure data integrity and stability. To top it all off, the GAMMIX S50 Lite is equipped with an ultra-fast PCIe Gen4 x4 NVMe 1.4 interface and is capable of 3,900 MB/s read and 3,200 MB/s write speeds.
The XPG GAMMIX S50 Lite is available in 1TB and 2TB capacities. For this review, ADATA sent us the 1TB version of the drive which is capable of delivering up to 3,900 MB/s sequential read and 3,200 MB/s sequential write speeds as well as up to 380,000 random read and 540,000 random write IOPS.
|ADATA XPG GAMMIX S50 Lite 1TB PCIe 4.0 M.2 Solid State Drive|
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Needless to say, this is only a taste of what the XPG GAMMIX S50 Lite has to offer. To give you an idea of what to expect, we'll take a closer look at ADATA's new PCIe 4.0 SSD and then see how well it performs. Does the GAMMIX S50 Lite have what it takes? Can it deliver the value and performance we've come to expect from ADATA? Keep reading as we find out.