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ADATA XPG SX900 ASX900S3-256GM-C 2.5" 256GB SATA III MLC Internal Solid State Drive (SSD)

  • Synchronous NAND
  • 2.5"
  • 256GB
  • SATA III
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  • Limited Warranty period (parts): 3 years
  • Limited Warranty period (labor): 3 years


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  • Dennis H.
  • 7/29/2015 1:03:42 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: more than 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsNice for the price

This review is from: ADATA XPG SX900 ASX900S3-256GM-C 2.5" 256GB SATA III MLC Internal Solid State Drive (SSD)

Pros: Dependable, fast.

Cons: None

Other Thoughts: This has been my system drive for my computer for over 2 years now and it has not let me down. Always fast, always dependable, VERY pleased with the performance and with this purchase.

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  • Jeffrey K.
  • 7/16/2015 11:39:15 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: more than 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsThese drives are great!

This review is from: ADATA XPG SX900 ASX900S3-256GM-C 2.5" 256GB SATA III MLC Internal Solid State Drive (SSD)

Pros: I've had these drives for a while now, with no failures, just bought 2 more. Looks like just in time to. Price just went up on them.

Cons: None.

Other Thoughts: I bought the the last 2 back on June 20th and they have just about doubled in price since then. What's going on with ssd prices? Today's date it 7/17/2015.

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  • KRAM P.
  • 6/28/2015 9:08:05 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: more than 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsGreat drive!

This review is from: ADATA XPG SX900 ASX900S3-256GM-C 2.5" 256GB SATA III MLC Internal Solid State Drive (SSD)

Pros: Was using 1 as a user drive for over a year. Decided to upgrade the size of my Windows 7 raid. So I bought 2 of these for raid 0 and these are smoking fast. 7.9 on Windows Experience Index score.

Cons: None.

Other Thoughts: No worries of these drives failing with my previous drive over a year old.

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  • Christopher H.
  • 5/4/2015 10:41:30 AM
  • Tech Level: Average
  • Ownership: more than 1 year
  • Verified Owner

4 out of 5 eggsGreat drive

This review is from: ADATA XPG SX900 ASX900S3-256GM-C 2.5" 256GB SATA III MLC Internal Solid State Drive (SSD)

Pros: Reliable and fast

Cons: None

Other Thoughts: This drive has worked flawlessly since purchased In the beginning of 2012. I have reformatted multiple times due to viruses, and it still works like the day I got it!

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  • Roumen P.
  • 2/16/2015 6:18:31 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: more than 1 year

1 out of 5 eggsexpensive junk

This review is from: ADATA XPG SX900 ASX900S3-256GM-C 2.5" 256GB SATA III MLC Internal Solid State Drive (SSD)

Pros: ordinary SSD when it works

Cons: piece of junk, very unreliable, Lasted 2 months and windows 7 stop detecting it. Had it repaired, one year later the same problem. ADATA's people are not replying to my e-mail for repair though the warranty is 3 years.

Other Thoughts: Never again ADATA

Manufacturer Response:

Dear Customer,

We are sorry that your SX900 is not working properly. Unfortunately, DOA does occur from time to time and that is why there is a warranty on our products that covers this issue. Please send it in for an RMA exchange and you will receive a working replacement. The ADATA RMA process is a simple and painless procedure. Please feel free to contact us directly.

Thank you,
ADATA Technology Customer Service

Tech Support Email: support_usa@adata.com
ADATA Customer Service Department: 1-888-962-3282 Option 4

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  • Paul C.
  • 2/12/2015 3:37:48 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: more than 1 year
  • Verified Owner

2 out of 5 eggsBad luck?

This review is from: ADATA XPG SX900 ASX900S3-256GM-C 2.5" 256GB SATA III MLC Internal Solid State Drive (SSD)

Pros: SSD; quick boots, increased speed over platter HD's

Cons: Purchased April 2013 from Newegg. PC BSOD, Disk health is 45% with I/O errors. Shortest lifespan of any drive I have ever owned. I have platter based HD's still running at 100% health after 6+ years. I will NOT buy this brand again. Bought a Samsung replacement, will check warranty and see if I have any recourse.

Other Thoughts: This might just be a case of bad luck.., drives fail. This just seems to have failed very fast

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  • David E.
  • 1/22/2015 7:14:27 AM
  • Tech Level: Average
  • Ownership: more than 1 year
  • Verified Owner

2 out of 5 eggsStopped working after 26 months

This review is from: ADATA XPG SX900 ASX900S3-256GM-C 2.5" 256GB SATA III MLC Internal Solid State Drive (SSD)

Pros: Worked well while it lasted

Cons: Very unfortunate that the disk had to die on me right at the beginning of semester. Can't get a worse con than not working.

Other Thoughts: Are SSDs supposed to die after 2 years? If so, are they really that much better?

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  • Thomas C.
  • 12/31/2014 8:23:18 AM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: more than 1 year
  • Verified Owner

3 out of 5 eggsDied after 22 months

This review is from: ADATA XPG SX900 ASX900S3-256GM-C 2.5" 256GB SATA III MLC Internal Solid State Drive (SSD)

Pros: Easy to install, comes with bracket, speed is ok.

Cons: Drive stopped working after 1 year, 10 months of usage.

Other Thoughts: Will most likely avoid this brand in the future. Was a first.

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  • Chad C.
  • 11/20/2014 4:22:49 AM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: more than 1 year
  • Verified Owner

1 out of 5 eggsJust Don't

This review is from: ADATA XPG SX900 ASX900S3-256GM-C 2.5" 256GB SATA III MLC Internal Solid State Drive (SSD)

Pros: Customer service is OK

Cons: Multiple drive failures

Other Thoughts: Bought this with a new computer build a few years ago. I have sent it back for RMA twice, and it has started to go out for a third time (same symptoms each time). I've spent dozens of hours of troubleshooting and weeks of a drive-less computer while they ship me a new one.

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  • Jonathan D.
  • 11/1/2014 11:35:59 AM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: more than 1 year
  • Verified Owner

3 out of 5 eggsWorked for 2 years

This review is from: ADATA XPG SX900 ASX900S3-256GM-C 2.5" 256GB SATA III MLC Internal Solid State Drive (SSD)

Pros: - Fast enough. Never ran a speed test, but I never experienced a slowdown (while it was working fine) due to the SSD
- Fairly priced among drives
- All the other benefits of having an SSD

Cons: - Started to fail after 9-12 months of use. Had to reformat once, worked a little better, problems arose again.
- 2 years in, its finally given up completely. Can't install a new OS on it.
- Attempted to look for new drivers/firmware (maybe that could be the issue) but learned two things:

1) Your data is wiped when you update the firmware. Inconvenient if you have important documents and haven't backed anything up. Yet another hard lesson in "shut up and back up".

2) This device wasn't listed in the firmware update. Plenty of others, just seems like they skipped over this one. Interesting.

Other Thoughts: It was good while it lasted. Once you get a SSD going back to a spinning disk drive is painful. I have an OS loaded on a conventional drive until I get a new SSD and it feels like going back to the 90s and using 56k.

Could be that I got unlucky and received a drive with problems off the line, but thankfully they have a warranty for when that happens.

I'm still covered under the warranty, so hopefully the issues are resolved. Still...after this experience I feel like I'll put a Linux distro on the RMA'd drive for fun and rely on a more trusted, well-known brand for my main OS.

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