Average Bench: 66.1% (481st of 929)

Based on 3,122 user benchmarks.  Models: ADATA SP900, ADATA SSD SP900 256GB-DL2, ADATA SP 900

Above average average bench

The Adata SP900 256GB averaged 33.9% 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 Write Speed 76MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 472MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Adata SP900 256GB is 30.7%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Adata SP900 256GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 133MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 232MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 3,122 samples)
Min Avg Max
351 Read 472 513
181 Write 232 277
208 Mixed 287 347
72.7% 330 MB/s
Min Avg Max
9.14 4K Read 21.4 30.7
38.1 4K Write 76 109
7.41 4K Mixed 14.1 20.1
90.7% 37.2 MB/s
Min Avg Max
20.6 DQ Read 133 269
61 DQ Write 167 251
7.69 DQ Mixed 39.2 78.3
60.3% 113 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
117GB free
Firmware: 5.0.7a Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 522
Write 278
Mixed 353
85% 384 MB/s
4K Read 30.7
4K Write 116
4K Mixed 18.9
132% 55.2 MB/s
DQ Read 34.5
DQ Write 119
DQ Mixed 13.9
29% 55.9 MB/s
99GB free
Firmware: 5.8.2 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 484
Write 252
Mixed 321
78% 353 MB/s
4K Read 26
4K Write 51.2
4K Mixed 18
90% 31.7 MB/s
DQ Read 158
DQ Write 105
DQ Mixed 68.4
68% 110 MB/s
147GB free
Firmware: 5.6.0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 438
Write 220
Mixed 295
70% 318 MB/s
4K Read 26
4K Write 92.3
4K Mixed 18
111% 45.4 MB/s
DQ Read 22.4
DQ Write 46.4
DQ Mixed 1.09
10% 23.3 MB/s
37GB free
Firmware: 5.6.0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 494
Write 239
Mixed 295
75% 343 MB/s
4K Read 11.4
4K Write 36.7
4K Mixed 8.31
47% 18.8 MB/s
DQ Read 108
DQ Write 79
DQ Mixed 46.6
48% 77.8 MB/s
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Typical SP900 256GB Builds (Compare 21,244 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 92%
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Desktop
Desktop 78%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 61%
Destroyer

Motherboard: Asus Z170 PRO GAMING - $157

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 78% - Very good Total price: $1,261

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