Silicon Power XPower XS70 Review

👤by David Mitchelson Comments 📅27-04-22

Product on Review: XPower XS70
Manufacturer: Silicon Power
Street Price: 1TB Model - $130 USD | $250 AUD

While the SSD market is still largely populated by PCIe 3.0 drives, PCIe 4.0 are shaping up to takeover with a plethora of models available. Silicon Power are well known for their flash-based products and while we may not have featured any of their drives specifically for review, we have used them personally in our systems and can vouch for their performance, reliability and value.

Today sees us explore our first Phison E18 based SSD under the Silicon Power XPower XS70. SP claim this drive is capable of hitting up to an astounding 7300MB/s. In our review we’ll be pitting it against the renowned Samsung 980 Pro and other PCIe 3.0 drives to see how it stacks up!

Silicon Power on their XS70
With a standard data transfer rate that's 2x faster than the 3.0 version, the XS70 PCIe Gen 4x4 with 3D NAND flash memory and NVMe 1.4 support is exactly what serious gamers need to crush the competition. Mind-blowing continuous read and write speeds up to 7,300MB/s and 6,800MB/s, respectively, enable the XS70 to push the limits of what an SSD can do so you can break new records.

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