Average Bench: 67% (379th of 850)

Based on 1,561 user benchmarks.  Models: ADATA SP900, ADATA SSD SP900 256GB-DL2, ADATA SP 900

Above average average bench

The Adata SP900 256GB averaged 32.9% 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 75.9MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 22.8MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Adata SP900 256GB is 35.5%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Adata SP900 256GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 136MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 233MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,561 samples)
Min Avg Max
354 Read 472 515
176 Write 233 276
214 Mixed 290 348
73% 332 MB/s
Min Avg Max
10.5 4K Read 22.8 32.1
34.7 4K Write 75.9 117
7.97 4K Mixed 14.5 21.9
93.3% 37.8 MB/s
Min Avg Max
19.5 DQ Read 136 266
54.4 DQ Write 169 257
8.85 DQ Mixed 43.3 79.7
63% 116 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
91GB free
Firmware: 5.6.0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 518
Write 240
Mixed 287
76% 348 MB/s
4K Read 26.3
4K Write 89
4K Mixed 18.6
111% 44.7 MB/s
DQ Read 143
DQ Write 211
DQ Mixed 46.9
72% 134 MB/s
60GB free
Firmware: 5.8.2 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 439
Write 223
Mixed 298
71% 320 MB/s
4K Read 22.2
4K Write 74.8
4K Mixed 14.7
92% 37.2 MB/s
DQ Read 28.5
DQ Write 196
DQ Mixed 62.1
63% 95.5 MB/s
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 Prices

AmazonUS $118.744 days ago.
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Typical SP900 256GB Builds (Compare 13,717 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 94%
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Desktop
Desktop 79%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 63%
Destroyer

Motherboard: Asus Z170 PRO GAMING - $142

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 84% - Excellent Total price: $1,074

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