One of the top SSDs to use for upgrading personal computers is the ADATA XPG SX8200 Pro, according to PCMag.
Computers’ storage capacities are limited and can cause slowing down of performance. According to PC Mag, external storage works if the concern is adding extra storage for media and files. Meanwhile, the internal storage can be upgraded if getting faster boot times and reducing load times are the major concerns.
For the external storage, the online magazine picked the ADATA XPG SX8200 Pro as the leading product because of its solid results. Moreover, the price per gigabyte is competitive compared to other branded externals.
The ADATA XPG SX8200 Pro provides fast speed and has NVMe drive space for gaming. It retails for $259.99 from Amazon and the lowest storage can cost about $220.
Following ADATA XPG SX8200 Pro is the Samsung SSD 970 EVO. This product has multiple capacity options but cost higher compared to the SX8200. The only difference is that Samsung is easy to use in Windows software, plus it comes with a longer warranty period.
In addition to these top two products, the Seagate FireCuda 510 is another contender with high durability rating. It writes 4k speed, faster than Samsung. The only downside is it only has two capacity options for upgrade.
Made for Editing and Gaming
Gaming PCs require larger storage because the processor can get rusty over time. On the website of Hot Hardware, the ADATA XPG SX8200 Pro is said to work for both editing media files and gaming. The product has intelligent SLC caching and a DRAM cache buffer for seamless performance. Moreover, read speed can go as high as 3500 mb/s and supports NVMe 1.3.
Product warranty for the ADATA XPG SX8200 Pro is up to 5 years.
What’s included in the package are utilities for maintaining, monitoring and updating the drive. Interface tool is also provided, with aluminium heat-spreader for easy instalment.
For the storage capacity, entry product has 512GB, which falls on the middle line-up of 1TB and 2TB. A 256GB variety of also available, which reads 3000MB per second.
According to PC World, the ADATA XPG SX8200 Pro is also a top-tier storage solution for a decent amount. It combines performance and speed for long term health drive. It is also said that this product does not slow down easily as compared to the Samsung 970 EVO.