Average Bench: 61.7% (502nd of 885)

Based on 259 user benchmarks.  Model: ADATA SP550

Above average average bench

The Adata Premier SP550 960GB averaged 38.2% 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 23MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 424MB/s

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Adata Premier SP550 960GB is 23.7%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Adata Premier SP550 960GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 30.5MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 119MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 259 samples)
Min Avg Max
354 Read 424 442
205 Write 242 262
195 Mixed 239 255
66.5% 302 MB/s
Min Avg Max
15.5 4K Read 23 28
22.9 4K Write 45.7 64.7
8.92 4K Mixed 16.2 21.8
79.7% 28.3 MB/s
Min Avg Max
20.1 DQ Read 165 300
34.9 DQ Write 119 177
8.51 DQ Mixed 30.5 45.6
53.1% 105 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
369GB free
Firmware: O1126A Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 429
Write 228
Mixed 241
66% 299 MB/s
4K Read 25.4
4K Write 52.9
4K Mixed 21
94% 33.1 MB/s
DQ Read 292
DQ Write 162
DQ Mixed 44.5
82% 166 MB/s
198GB free
Firmware: O1126A Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 426
Write 179
Mixed 81.6
50% 229 MB/s
4K Read 22.2
4K Write 46.6
4K Mixed 19.9
84% 29.6 MB/s
DQ Read 277
DQ Write 148
DQ Mixed 45.6
78% 157 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 5,673,394 SSDs tested.

 Prices

Approx. $108 @ launch in Sep '15
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Typical Premier SP550 960GB Builds (Compare 879 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 119%
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Desktop 80%
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Workstation
Workstation 96%
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Motherboard: MSI X370 XPOWER GAMING TITANIUM (MS-7A31) - $270

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 88% - Excellent Total price: $1,687

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