Product Comparison: ADATA XPG SX8200 Pro vs Samsung 970 EVO Plus

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General Specifications
XPG SX8200 Pro
970 EVO Plus
About the Product
The SX8200 Pro M.2 2280 SSD is XPG’s fastest SSD to date and is designed for avid PC enthusiasts, gamers, and overclockers. It features an ultra-fast PCIe Gen3x4 interface that offers sustained peak read/write speeds of 3500/3000MB per second, outpacing SATA 6Gb/s by a wide margin.
The ultimate in performance, upgraded. Faster than the 970 EVO, the 970 EVO Plus is powered by the latest V-NAND technology and firmware optimization. It maximizes the potential of NVMe bandwidth for unbeatable computing. In capacities up to 2TB, with reliability of up to 1,200 TBW.
Key Specs
512 GB
500 GB
Read Speed
3500 Mb/s
3500 Mb/s
Write Speed
3000 Mb/s
3300 Mb/s
What customers say about "Key Specs"
ADATA XPG SX8200 Pro 512GB M.2 Gaming Solid State Drive
  • The read speed has doubled and the write speed is nearly 4x faster.
  • This drive is quick, no doubt about it.
  • This thing is fast, and i mean fast. Loaded The Division 2 in quick time and makes every programme seem more responsive.
  • The read and write speeds are over 3000.
  • Easy to install and speed tests put it near the top of my expectations. Best upgrade I have made to my PC.
Samsung 970 EVO Plus 500 GB PCIe NVMe M.2 Internal Solid State Drive
  • The speed of drives now are amazing considering what I had at the start when I starting building computers in the form of small slow HDD`s.
  • The speeds of this device are just great! The loading times are tiny compared to my old Seagate SSHD.
  • The biggest improvements over the old M.2 is in write speeds, but there is also an impressive jump when it comes to read as well.
  • Very easy to install, very fast speeds indeed and doesnt not have any annoying wires.
  • This M.2 SSD is very good and has really good speeds. I used it for my boot drive along with some games and it is very reliable.
Size & Weight
0.14 in.
0.09 in.
3.15 in.
3.15 in.
0.87 in.
0.87 in.
0.28 oz.
0.28 oz.
Form Factor
M.2 2280
M.2 2280
PCle 3.0 x4
PCle 3.0 x4
Memory Chip Type
Encryption Algorithm
AES 256-bit
AES 256-bit, TCG Opal, IEEE-1667
SSD Toolbox and Migration Utility, RAID Engine, E2E Data Protection, Advanced LDPC ECC Technology, Supports SLC Caching
System Design Flexibility, Samsung Magician, Unparalleled Reliability
What customers say about "Features"
ADATA XPG SX8200 Pro 512GB M.2 Gaming Solid State Drive
  • It was super easy to install. I didn't use the heat sink which came in the box since my motherboard had its own M.2 SSD heat sinks
  • Very straightforward and easy to install.
  • Great product overall. Nice heatsink, cheap price, and M.2.
  • Fitting it was easy and Windows installed super fast.
  • Installation was easy and was just a case of plugging it into the m.2 slot on the motherboard and securing it with a screw.
Samsung 970 EVO Plus 500 GB PCIe NVMe M.2 Internal Solid State Drive
  • The installation was easy. Just plugged it into the socket and bolted it down. There was no need of driver installation or anything else.
  • Installed easily and had windows 10 operating system running in no time, I can notice the speed improvements.
  • I use this drive as a cache drive for video editing, speeds of my editing so much as cash store on a very fast drive.
  • Can’t beat this for cost vs speed, works really well and doesn’t get too hot.
  • Runs as advertised, read write speeds are accurate, very good to use a boot drive and games which benefit from an ssd.
Warranty / Certifications
Manufacturer Warranty
5 year(s)
5 year(s)
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