Average Bench: 71.3% (366th of 927)

Based on 5,006 user benchmarks.  Models: ADATA SU800, ADAT SU800

Good average bench

The Adata Ultimate SU800 256GB averaged 28.7% 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 26.3MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 493MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Adata Ultimate SU800 256GB is 38.1%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Adata Ultimate SU800 256GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 133MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 35MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 5,006 samples)
Min Avg Max
373 Read 493 517
72.8 Write 298 344
82.9 Mixed 309 358
80.9% 366 MB/s
Min Avg Max
17.9 4K Read 26.3 33.2
19.3 4K Write 52.4 77.9
9.52 4K Mixed 19.5 29.2
92.5% 32.7 MB/s
Min Avg Max
22.9 DQ Read 133 248
30.7 DQ Write 128 231
9.75 DQ Mixed 35 60.5
52.5% 98.7 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
94GB free
Firmware: P1021A Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 504
Write 342
Mixed 355
89% 400 MB/s
4K Read 31.4
4K Write 72
4K Mixed 29.4
123% 44.3 MB/s
DQ Read 245
DQ Write 234
DQ Mixed 59.8
94% 180 MB/s
176GB free
Firmware: Q0125A Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 512
Write 334
Mixed 348
88% 398 MB/s
4K Read 31.1
4K Write 66.9
4K Mixed 28.8
120% 42.3 MB/s
DQ Read 223
DQ Write 217
DQ Mixed 16.6
68% 152 MB/s
127GB free
Firmware: Q0125A Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 511
Write 328
Mixed 354
88% 398 MB/s
4K Read 24.4
4K Write 52.7
4K Mixed 14.8
84% 30.6 MB/s
DQ Read 29
DQ Write 56.1
DQ Mixed 14.8
19% 33.3 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 7,134,069 SSDs tested.

 Prices

Approx. $90 @ launch in Sep '16
AmazonUS $604 mins
EbayUS $7210 mins
NeweggUS $1093 months
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Typical Ultimate SU800 256GB Builds (Compare 14,384 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 68%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 68%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 64%
Destroyer

Motherboard: Asus PRIME B350-PLUS - $90

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 86% - Excellent Total price: $788

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Controller: Silicon Motion SM2258. Flash Memory: Micron 3D TLC NAND

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