ADATA promises that XPG Atom 50 series SSDs will maintain consistency

At present, many SSD manufacturers in the market may ignore the consistency of accessories and use different main control chips and NAND flash memory chips on the SSD, which will be more obvious on some low-end SSDs. Generally, SSD manufacturers will only advertise a specific set of performance and endurance figures as goals that can be achieved by any combination of master chips and NAND flash chips.

This disregard for component consistency seems to be an increasingly common trend among SSD manufacturers, which worries many consumers. SSD manufacturers also have their own reasons. In the past year or so, there has been a serious shortage in the semiconductor supply chain, and it is difficult to ensure a stable supply of components. This mixed approach is also a solution.

Recently, ADATA promised in an exclusive interview with TechPowerUp that all XPG Atom 50 series SSDs on the market will use the same main control chip and NAND flash memory chip. In other words, the XPG Atom 50 series SSD will always use the InnoGrit IG5220 controller and Micron’s 176-layer 3D TLC NAND flash memory chip (B47R).

XPG Atom 50 series SSD is an entry-level NVMe product released by ADATA in November last year. It has M.2 2280 specifications, PCIe 4.0 x4 lanes, sequential read and write speeds of 5000/4500MB/s, random performance of 440K/400K IOPS, 512GB and 1TB specifications, and a five-year warranty. The product is also compatible with the Sony PlayStation 5 game console and is equipped with an ultra-thin heat sink.