Average Bench: 61.9% - 453rd / 836

Based on 90 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
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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 30.8MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 116MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 90 samples)
Min Avg Max
352 Read 422 441
195 Write 241 262
180 Mixed 236 254
66% 300 MB/s
Min Avg Max
16.4 4K Read 22.8 27.9
26.2 4K Write 47.1 64.6
8.98 4K Mixed 16.5 22.1
80.6% 28.8 MB/s
Min Avg Max
20.3 DQ Read 170 300
34.1 DQ Write 116 175
8.8 DQ Mixed 30.8 45.5
53.2% 105 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
574GB free
Firmware: O1126A Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 433
Write 241
Mixed 245
68% 306 MB/s
4K Read 26.7
4K Write 59.7
4K Mixed 21.4
99% 35.9 MB/s
DQ Read 285
DQ Write 174
DQ Mixed 44.1
83% 168 MB/s
844GB free
Firmware: O1126A Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 432
Write 231
Mixed 248
67% 304 MB/s
4K Read 27.4
4K Write 55.7
4K Mixed 18.1
94% 33.8 MB/s
DQ Read 284
DQ Write 161
DQ Mixed 41.5
79% 162 MB/s
88GB free
Firmware: O1126A Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 433
Write 263
Mixed 252
70% 316 MB/s
4K Read 27.9
4K Write 62.2
4K Mixed 19.7
100% 36.6 MB/s
DQ Read 29.3
DQ Write 67.3
DQ Mixed 13.4
20% 36.7 MB/s
288GB free
Firmware: O1126A Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 436
Write 237
Mixed 246
68% 306 MB/s
4K Read 22.4
4K Write 34.5
4K Mixed 10.9
66% 22.6 MB/s
DQ Read 23.9
DQ Write 38.5
DQ Mixed 10.5
14% 24.3 MB/s

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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 2,130,604 SSDs tested.

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Typical Premier SP550 960GB Builds (Compare 3,985 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 107%
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Desktop
Desktop 84%
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Workstation
Workstation 68%
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Motherboard: MSI Z170A GAMING M5 (MS-7977) - $160

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 99% - Outstanding Total price: $1,207

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