Editors Liked

  • Read speed: +3500Mb/sec, Write speed: ~2000Mb/sec, Extremely affordable, PCI-E Gen3x4 interface, Supports NVMe v1.3, RGB LEDs, 5-Year Warranty, Compatible with, Asus AURA sync, Gigabyte Fusion, MSI Mystic Light, ASRock Polychrome RGB
  • Adjustable RGB Lighting, Very good real-life performance, Highest sequential reads we've ever seen, Much higher sequential speeds than SATA drives, No additional cable for RGB, Large MLC cache; runs completely in MLC mode if below 66% capacity, Good therm

Editors Didn't Like

  • Write speeds can be improved, Final Thoughts, If you love RGB, but also want an affordable M.2 PCIE Gen3x4 SSD that offers good performance, with enough capacity to use as my main boot drive as well as for applications… then look no further. The ADATA XP
  • RGB settings do not persist through reboot, Some thermal throttling when heavily loaded, Reduced write performance when MLC cache is exhausted