Today we take a look at one of XPG’s higher performance Solid State Drive products. The XPG ATOM 50 PCIe Gen4 x4 M.2 SSD will plug and play directly into your PC or PlayStation 5 providing read/write speeds up to 5000MB/s. A mandatory option for gamers featuring a PCIe Gen4 x4 interface, NVMe 1.4 support, LDPC & AES 256-bit encryption, with a 5-year warranty priced at $119.99 on Amazon.
At this point in time, I don’t think we need to debate about how mandatory an SSD is for any modern generation gaming system or PC. In an effort to maximize speed the ATOM 50 utilizes PCIe Gen4 x4 and NVMe 1.4 technology to ensure you get sustained read/write speeds. No cap this SSD is an absolute pumper, BIG DAM! If you are not using PCIe Gen4 x 4 by now, it’s time to upgrade. Motherboard and SSD prices remain pretty stable in the current market. Performance, price, and value are at a peak with this product. You will be comparing nanoseconds trying to find a better price for performance in today’s market.
The XPG ATOM 50 PCIe Gen4 x4 M.2 SSD Features a InnoGrit IG5220 (RainierQX) controller that guarantees your read/write speed. A Low Density Parity Check Code and AES 256-bit encryption, promise accurate data transmissions and security. SLC Caching and Host Memory Buffer are supported. ATOM 50 offers A very respectable read/write IOPS (input/output operations per second) of up to 650K. It’s clear that the engineers designed this SSD to compete with the upper echelon of drives available today.
Any time a company backs their products with a 5-year warranty you know they mean business. If you are a content creator in today’s age this product is great for all aspects of workflow including gaming, 2D drawing, video editing, and live streaming. In this specific case which goes along with XPG’s entire theme, the value lies in the price/performance ratio. It’s XPG’s bread and butter which is why they have been so successful over the years in a very competitive market.