ADATA XPG Gammix S10 M.2 Solid State Drive Review

Drive Information & Testing Procedures

To get started with the XPG Gammix S10 you’ll need to install it in an open M.2 slot in your motherboard. Unfortunately the orientation of our M.2 slot actually made the drive appear upside down in our system.

ADATA XPG Gammix S10

Once we have the drive installed and formatted we can see we have 238 GB of usable space.

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Opening up CrystalDiskMark we can see that we are running firmware 1.1.1 and we are using NVMe.

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For testing the drive we will be using the following benchmarking programs, we have provided links to each so you can run the benchmarks on your drive for comparison.

Sisoftware Sandra Physical Disks Benchmark (download)
ATTO Disk Benchmark (download)
CrystalDiskMark 64bit (download)
AS SSD Benchmark (download)
Anvil Storage Utility Professional (download)
PCMark 8 – Storage Benchmark (download)
AIDA64 Storage Benchmark (download)

We also made these optimization changes…

– No power saving options in the BIOS
– ACHI enabled in the BIOS
– Windows 10 User Account Control (UAC) is disabled
– Windows 10 power saving settings are disabled

So let’s get into testing!

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