Average Bench: 62.6% (448th of 848)

Based on 116 user benchmarks.  Model: ADATA SP550

Above average average bench

The Adata Premier SP550 960GB averaged 37.4% 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 23.1MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 423MB/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 31.6MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 237MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 116 samples)
Min Avg Max
353 Read 423 441
197 Write 242 262
186 Mixed 237 255
66.2% 300 MB/s
Min Avg Max
16.5 4K Read 23.1 27.9
26.3 4K Write 47.8 64.5
9.01 4K Mixed 16.8 22.1
81.8% 29.2 MB/s
Min Avg Max
20.5 DQ Read 175 301
34.4 DQ Write 122 177
8.93 DQ Mixed 31.6 45.7
55.2% 110 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
138GB free
Firmware: O1126A Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 437
Write 249
Mixed 236
68% 307 MB/s
4K Read 28.2
4K Write 62.6
4K Mixed 22.1
104% 37.6 MB/s
DQ Read 307
DQ Write 175
DQ Mixed 46.3
87% 176 MB/s
423GB free
Firmware: O1126A Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 429
Write 243
Mixed 233
66% 302 MB/s
4K Read 27.2
4K Write 58
4K Mixed 21.5
100% 35.6 MB/s
DQ Read 273
DQ Write 168
DQ Mixed 44.3
80% 162 MB/s
111GB free
Firmware: O1126A Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 433
Write 251
Mixed 250
69% 311 MB/s
4K Read 23.6
4K Write 57.8
4K Mixed 21.1
93% 34.2 MB/s
DQ Read 309
DQ Write 170
DQ Mixed 45.8
86% 175 MB/s
381GB free
Firmware: O1126A Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 435
Write 251
Mixed 243
68% 310 MB/s
4K Read 24.3
4K Write 53.2
4K Mixed 18.5
89% 32 MB/s
DQ Read 273
DQ Write 170
DQ Mixed 43.3
80% 162 MB/s
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NeweggUS $279.492 days ago.
AmazonUS $299.991 day ago.
EbayUS $310.201 day ago.
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Typical Premier SP550 960GB Builds (Compare 4,712 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Desktop
Desktop 79%
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Workstation
Workstation 63%
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Motherboard: MSI Z170A GAMING M5 (MS-7977) - $130

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 89% - Excellent Total price: $1,150

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