Average Bench: 63.8% - 415th / 836

Based on 1,061 user benchmarks.  Models: ADATA SP550, ADATA SP 550, ADAT SP550

Above average average bench

The Adata Premier SP550 480GB averaged 36.1% 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 25MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 465MB/s
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Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Adata Premier SP550 480GB is 30.4%. 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 31.4MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 116MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,061 samples)
Min Avg Max
355 Read 465 493
178 Write 234 259
172 Mixed 250 270
69.6% 317 MB/s
Min Avg Max
17.6 4K Read 25 31.9
18.2 4K Write 43.9 65.1
9.45 4K Mixed 17 24.6
82.9% 28.6 MB/s
Min Avg Max
22.8 DQ Read 168 308
35.1 DQ Write 116 179
9.26 DQ Mixed 31.4 48.1
53.3% 105 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
221GB free
Firmware: P0330AA Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 478
Write 223
Mixed 244
69% 315 MB/s
4K Read 28.4
4K Write 46.9
4K Mixed 22.7
97% 32.6 MB/s
DQ Read 239
DQ Write 116
DQ Mixed 51.6
72% 135 MB/s
228GB free
Firmware: O1230C
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Read 473
Write 241
Mixed 255
71% 323 MB/s
4K Read 23.6
4K Write 33.4
4K Mixed 11
68% 22.7 MB/s
DQ Read 25.2
DQ Write 37.5
DQ Mixed 10.9
14% 24.5 MB/s
57GB free
Firmware: O0730A Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 465
Write 237
Mixed 258
70% 320 MB/s
4K Read 17.4
4K Write 22.8
4K Mixed 13.7
56% 17.9 MB/s
DQ Read 92.1
DQ Write 62.1
DQ Mixed 19.3
30% 57.8 MB/s
130GB free
Firmware: O1230C Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 412
Write 235
Mixed 239
65% 295 MB/s
4K Read 4.98
4K Write 2.57
4K Mixed 1.79
11% 3.12 MB/s

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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 2,122,423 SSDs tested.

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Typical Premier SP550 480GB Builds (Compare 4,441 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 72%
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Desktop
Desktop 54%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 45%
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Motherboard: Asus SABERTOOTH 990FX R2.0 - $182

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 85% - Excellent Total price: $831

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