Average Bench: 72.5% (307th of 885)

Based on 4,034 user benchmarks.  Models: ADATA SU800, ADAT SU800

Good average bench

The Adata Ultimate SU800 256GB averaged 27.4% 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 26MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 495MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Adata Ultimate SU800 256GB is 34.9%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Adata Ultimate SU800 256GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 35.8MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 144MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 4,034 samples)
Min Avg Max
414 Read 495 516
110 Write 306 343
118 Mixed 318 357
82.4% 373 MB/s
Min Avg Max
18.4 4K Read 26 32.8
21.5 4K Write 54 79
9.19 4K Mixed 19.6 29.3
93.2% 33.2 MB/s
Min Avg Max
22.1 DQ Read 144 247
30.2 DQ Write 138 235
9.85 DQ Mixed 35.8 60.5
55.7% 106 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
97GB free
Firmware: P0801A Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 514
Write 344
Mixed 355
90% 404 MB/s
4K Read 33.2
4K Write 86.2
4K Mixed 27
130% 48.8 MB/s
DQ Read 34.3
DQ Write 229
DQ Mixed 40.8
58% 101 MB/s
171GB free
Firmware: Q0125A Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 507
Write 343
Mixed 356
89% 402 MB/s
4K Read 23.4
4K Write 26.1
4K Mixed 21.6
77% 23.7 MB/s
DQ Read 195
DQ Write 153
DQ Mixed 55.8
74% 135 MB/s
114GB free
Firmware: P0801A Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 510
Write 76.1
Mixed 303
64% 296 MB/s
4K Read 29.6
4K Write 19.8
4K Mixed 9.85
68% 19.8 MB/s
DQ Read 30.6
DQ Write 58.7
DQ Mixed 10.7
18% 33.3 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 5,626,618 SSDs tested.

 Prices

Approx. $90 @ launch in Sep '16
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Typical Ultimate SU800 256GB Builds (Compare 10,036 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 68%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 69%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 65%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus PRIME B350-PLUS - $97

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 76% - Very good Total price: $817

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