Average Bench: 63.3% (448th of 859)

Based on 1,851 user benchmarks.  Models: ADATA SP550, ADATA SP 550, ADAT SP550

Above average average bench

The Adata Premier SP550 480GB averaged 36.6% 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 24.8MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 469MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Adata Premier SP550 480GB is 31.7%. 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 29.8MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 110MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,851 samples)
Min Avg Max
360 Read 469 493
182 Write 236 260
183 Mixed 252 271
70.1% 319 MB/s
Min Avg Max
15 4K Read 24.8 31.8
19.8 4K Write 43.4 64.2
8.24 4K Mixed 16.8 24.4
82% 28.3 MB/s
Min Avg Max
20.2 DQ Read 151 302
31.6 DQ Write 110 177
8.57 DQ Mixed 29.8 48.1
49.6% 97.1 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
216GB free
Firmware: O1203AB Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 476
Write 225
Mixed 262
70% 321 MB/s
4K Read 27.7
4K Write 52.6
4K Mixed 23.9
100% 34.7 MB/s
DQ Read 274
DQ Write 171
DQ Mixed 46.4
82% 164 MB/s
46GB free
Firmware: O1230C Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 494
Write 256
Mixed 264
74% 338 MB/s
4K Read 29
4K Write 63
4K Mixed 14
95% 35.3 MB/s
DQ Read 280
DQ Write 176
DQ Mixed 14
68% 157 MB/s
78GB free
Firmware: O1203AB Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 494
Write 245
Mixed 266
74% 335 MB/s
4K Read 32.3
4K Write 64.1
4K Mixed 24
114% 40.1 MB/s
DQ Read 33.1
DQ Write 144
DQ Mixed 15.1
33% 64.1 MB/s
205GB free
Firmware: O0730A Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 492
Write 253
Mixed 269
74% 338 MB/s
4K Read 24.4
4K Write 49.2
4K Mixed 20
88% 31.2 MB/s
DQ Read 296
DQ Write 137
DQ Mixed 48.2
80% 161 MB/s
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Typical Premier SP550 480GB Builds (Compare 10,075 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 73%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 56%
Gunboat

Motherboard: MSI Z97 GAMING 5 (MS-7917) - $160

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 71% - Very good Total price: $1,117

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