Average Bench: 61.5% (561st of 929)

Based on 291 user benchmarks.  Model: ADATA SP550

Above average average bench

The Adata Premier SP550 960GB averaged 38.5% 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 24.2%. 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 30.4MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 118MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 291 samples)
Min Avg Max
353 Read 424 442
201 Write 242 262
191 Mixed 238 255
66.4% 302 MB/s
Min Avg Max
16 4K Read 23 28
22.8 4K Write 45.3 64.5
8.72 4K Mixed 16 21.8
79.3% 28.1 MB/s
Min Avg Max
20.1 DQ Read 161 300
34.5 DQ Write 118 177
8.51 DQ Mixed 30.4 45.6
52.3% 103 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
594GB free
Firmware: O1126A Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 425
Write 238
Mixed 243
67% 302 MB/s
4K Read 18.6
4K Write 53.9
4K Mixed 9.07
68% 27.2 MB/s
DQ Read 21.2
DQ Write 169
DQ Mixed 10.1
33% 66.9 MB/s
611GB free
Firmware: O1126A Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 435
Write 236
Mixed 248
67% 306 MB/s
4K Read 23.8
4K Write 40.1
4K Mixed 10.9
71% 24.9 MB/s
DQ Read 24.3
DQ Write 42.8
DQ Mixed 11
15% 26 MB/s
491GB free
Firmware: O1126A Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 318
Write 217
Mixed 156
51% 230 MB/s
4K Read 26.7
4K Write 43.4
4K Mixed 6.56
72% 25.5 MB/s
DQ Read 23.4
DQ Write 62.2
DQ Mixed 11.2
18% 32.3 MB/s
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 Prices

Approx. $108 @ launch in Sep '15
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Typical Premier SP550 960GB Builds (Compare 1,174 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 118%
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Desktop
Desktop 80%
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Workstation
Workstation 95%
Nuclear submarine

Motherboard: MSI X370 XPOWER GAMING TITANIUM (MS-7A31) - $270

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 84% - Excellent Total price: $1,855

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