Average Bench: 63.1% (526th of 927)

Based on 2,626 user benchmarks.  Models: ADATA SP550, ADATA SP 550, ADAT SP550

Above average average bench

The Adata Premier SP550 480GB averaged 36.9% 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 24.6MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 465MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Adata Premier SP550 480GB is 32.6%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Adata Premier SP550 480GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 29.7MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 114MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 2,626 samples)
Min Avg Max
347 Read 465 493
178 Write 235 261
164 Mixed 248 271
69.4% 316 MB/s
Min Avg Max
16.6 4K Read 24.6 31.7
20.6 4K Write 42.2 61.7
8.46 4K Mixed 16.5 24.5
80.7% 27.8 MB/s
Min Avg Max
21.9 DQ Read 165 305
36.3 DQ Write 114 177
8.6 DQ Mixed 29.7 48.1
51.8% 103 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
370GB free
Firmware: O0803B5a Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 492
Write 259
Mixed 264
74% 338 MB/s
4K Read 23
4K Write 55.3
4K Mixed 13.2
81% 30.5 MB/s
DQ Read 27.6
DQ Write 60.2
DQ Mixed 12.9
19% 33.5 MB/s
145GB free
Firmware: O0803B5a Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 478
Write 255
Mixed 158
65% 297 MB/s
4K Read 18.7
4K Write 21.9
4K Mixed 14.6
59% 18.4 MB/s
DQ Read 102
DQ Write 35
DQ Mixed 22.9
29% 53.3 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 6,815,337 SSDs tested.

 Prices

Approx. $108 @ launch in Sep '15
AmazonUS $18020 mins
EbayUS $18027 mins
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Typical Premier SP550 480GB Builds (Compare 20,337 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 92%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 78%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 61%
Destroyer

Motherboard: Asus Z170 PRO GAMING - $157

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 80% - Very good Total price: $1,323

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