Average Bench: 66.8% (460th of 921)

Based on 2,946 user benchmarks.  Models: ADATA SP900, ADATA SSD SP900 256GB-DL2, ADATA SP 900

Above average average bench

The Adata SP900 256GB averaged 33.1% 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 76.3MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 22.3MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Adata SP900 256GB is 30.1%. 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 134MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 235MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 2,946 samples)
Min Avg Max
342 Read 471 513
179 Write 235 278
225 Mixed 291 344
73.2% 332 MB/s
Min Avg Max
10.1 4K Read 22.3 31.6
39.2 4K Write 76.3 109
8.77 4K Mixed 14.5 20.6
92.7% 37.7 MB/s
Min Avg Max
20.7 DQ Read 134 270
64.9 DQ Write 168 252
8.95 DQ Mixed 41 79.2
61.5% 114 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
138GB free
Firmware: 5.0.7a Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 499
Write 245
Mixed 309
77% 351 MB/s
4K Read 30.5
4K Write 87.6
4K Mixed 20.4
119% 46.2 MB/s
DQ Read 242
DQ Write 209
DQ Mixed 63.3
92% 171 MB/s
64GB 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 253
Mixed 343
81% 367 MB/s
4K Read 32.2
4K Write 105
4K Mixed 13.3
122% 50.3 MB/s
DQ Read 32.1
DQ Write 237
DQ Mixed 14.8
47% 94.6 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 6,418,689 SSDs tested.

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Typical SP900 256GB Builds (Compare 19,496 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 93%
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Desktop
Desktop 79%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 62%
Destroyer

Motherboard: Asus Z170 PRO GAMING - $157

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 76% - Very good Total price: $1,342

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