Average Bench: 61.9% (459th of 848)

Based on 100 user benchmarks.  Model: ADATA SP550

Above average average bench

The Adata Premier SP550 960GB averaged 38.1% 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 22.8MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 422MB/s

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Adata Premier SP550 960GB is 25.8%. 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 31.4MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 116MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 100 samples)
Min Avg Max
352 Read 422 441
193 Write 241 262
174 Mixed 235 255
65.9% 299 MB/s
Min Avg Max
16.2 4K Read 22.8 27.8
26 4K Write 46.7 64.5
8.92 4K Mixed 16.6 22.1
80.4% 28.7 MB/s
Min Avg Max
20.2 DQ Read 171 301
33.6 DQ Write 116 176
8.55 DQ Mixed 31.4 45.7
53.7% 106 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
90GB free
Firmware: O1126A Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 438
Write 250
Mixed 241
68% 310 MB/s
4K Read 25
4K Write 62.4
4K Mixed 22.1
99% 36.5 MB/s
DQ Read 293
DQ Write 184
DQ Mixed 44.8
86% 174 MB/s
611GB free
Firmware: O1126A Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 428
Write 236
Mixed 230
66% 298 MB/s
4K Read 19
4K Write 37.5
4K Mixed 19.2
73% 25.2 MB/s
DQ Read 284
DQ Write 157
DQ Mixed 45
80% 162 MB/s
771GB free
Firmware: O1126A Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 437
Write 250
Mixed 242
68% 310 MB/s
4K Read 25.6
4K Write 48.3
4K Mixed 19.8
90% 31.2 MB/s
DQ Read 25
DQ Write 141
DQ Mixed 38.8
43% 68.2 MB/s
868GB free
Firmware: O1126A Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 432
Write 244
Mixed 255
68% 310 MB/s
4K Read 26.1
4K Write 53.4
4K Mixed 12.4
84% 30.6 MB/s
DQ Read 27.2
DQ Write 60.5
DQ Mixed 36
30% 41.2 MB/s
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Workstation 63%
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Motherboard: MSI Z170A GAMING M5 (MS-7977) - $138

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 87% - Excellent Total price: $1,180

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