Average Bench: 64% (507th of 929)

Based on 12,570 user benchmarks.  Models: ADATA SP550, ADATA SP 550, ADAT SP550

Above average average bench

The Adata Premier SP550 240GB averaged 36.0% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This isn't a great result which indicates that there are much faster alternatives on the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 26MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 470MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Adata Premier SP550 240GB is 31.5%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Adata Premier SP550 240GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 28.6MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 109MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 12,570 samples)
Min Avg Max
357 Read 470 495
184 Write 239 262
169 Mixed 250 273
70.3% 320 MB/s
Min Avg Max
17.6 4K Read 26 34.8
18.8 4K Write 41.5 59.7
8.65 4K Mixed 16.9 24.9
83.2% 28.2 MB/s
Min Avg Max
21.9 DQ Read 159 301
31.3 DQ Write 109 175
8.76 DQ Mixed 28.6 48.8
49.7% 98.7 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
94GB free
Firmware: P0121AA Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 489
Write 254
Mixed 267
74% 337 MB/s
4K Read 23.2
4K Write 34.8
4K Mixed 19.6
79% 25.9 MB/s
DQ Read 203
DQ Write 74.6
DQ Mixed 33.7
52% 104 MB/s
24GB free
Firmware: O1203AB Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 474
Write 228
Mixed 257
70% 320 MB/s
4K Read 24.1
4K Write 33.1
4K Mixed 19.5
79% 25.6 MB/s
DQ Read 163
DQ Write 64.9
DQ Mixed 39.2
49% 89.2 MB/s
115GB free
Firmware: P0330AA Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 468
Write 233
Mixed 258
70% 320 MB/s
4K Read 22.2
4K Write 24.8
4K Mixed 17.1
69% 21.4 MB/s
DQ Read 134
DQ Write 53.1
DQ Mixed 31.6
40% 72.8 MB/s
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 Prices

Approx. $60 @ launch in Sep '15
AmazonUS $662 months
BHPhotoUS $7419 months
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Typical Premier SP550 240GB Builds (Compare 21,116 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 92%
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Desktop
Desktop 78%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 61%
Destroyer

Motherboard: Asus Z170 PRO GAMING - $157

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 85% - Excellent Total price: $1,151

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Controller: Silicon Motion SM2256. Flash Memory: SK Hynix 16nm TLC.

Faster and bigger, your superior upgrade solution....

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6 months ago.

Works great after a whole year of use... PC boots up in 2 seconds


Good

20 months ago.

Really fast SSD for a good price.


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