Average Bench: 67.9% (358th of 848)

Based on 1,388 user benchmarks.  Models: ADATA SP900, ADATA SSD SP900 256GB-DL2, ADATA SP 900

Above average average bench

The Adata SP900 256GB averaged 32.0% 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 77.9MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 23.3MB/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 145MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 236MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,388 samples)
Min Avg Max
330 Read 469 515
186 Write 236 316
210 Mixed 291 387
73.2% 332 MB/s
Min Avg Max
12.6 4K Read 23.3 32.2
38.3 4K Write 77.9 118
7.9 4K Mixed 14.5 21.3
95.1% 38.6 MB/s
Min Avg Max
20.8 DQ Read 145 266
57.3 DQ Write 177 264
8.94 DQ Mixed 45.9 80.6
66.6% 123 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
165GB free
Firmware: 5.0.7b Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 498
Write 255
Mixed 341
80% 365 MB/s
4K Read 30
4K Write 86.4
4K Mixed 17.8
114% 44.7 MB/s
DQ Read 197
DQ Write 247
DQ Mixed 61.9
91% 169 MB/s
150GB free
Firmware: 5.6.0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 473
Write 205
Mixed 312
73% 330 MB/s
4K Read 24.9
4K Write 99.5
4K Mixed 18
114% 47.5 MB/s
DQ Read 216
DQ Write 198
DQ Mixed 68
89% 161 MB/s
133GB 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 230
Mixed 300
74% 338 MB/s
4K Read 21.7
4K Write 86.6
4K Mixed 13.3
96% 40.5 MB/s
DQ Read 92.9
DQ Write 237
DQ Mixed 41.3
67% 124 MB/s
80GB free
Firmware: 5.8.2 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 506
Write 212
Mixed 284
73% 334 MB/s
4K Read 19.7
4K Write 105
4K Mixed 10.8
99% 45.1 MB/s
DQ Read 25.4
DQ Write 240
DQ Mixed 7.26
43% 90.9 MB/s
88GB free
Firmware: 6.0.Ba Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 497
Write 140
Mixed 234
63% 290 MB/s
4K Read 25.8
4K Write 60
4K Mixed 10.4
84% 32.1 MB/s
DQ Read 180
DQ Write 164
DQ Mixed 61.5
76% 135 MB/s
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Gaming 94%
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Desktop
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Workstation
Workstation 64%
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Motherboard: Asus Z170 PRO GAMING - $149

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 89% - Excellent Total price: $1,019

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