Average Bench: 66.7% (416th of 885)

Based on 3,031 user benchmarks.  Models: ADATA SP900, ADATA SSD SP900 256GB-DL2, ADATA SP 900

Above average average bench

The Adata SP900 256GB averaged 33.2% 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 75.8MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 22.6MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Adata SP900 256GB is 30.4%. 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 137MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 233MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 3,031 samples)
Min Avg Max
327 Read 464 511
178 Write 233 278
202 Mixed 285 341
72.1% 327 MB/s
Min Avg Max
11.1 4K Read 22.6 31.5
37.9 4K Write 75.8 111
9 4K Mixed 14.5 20.6
93% 37.6 MB/s
Min Avg Max
20.9 DQ Read 137 268
61.2 DQ Write 174 255
8.43 DQ Mixed 40.8 78.3
62.7% 117 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
36GB free
Firmware: 5.0.
4KALIGNED
Read 477
Write 240
Mixed 319
76% 345 MB/s
4K Read 25
4K Write 97.4
4K Mixed 15.5
109% 46 MB/s
DQ Read 232
DQ Write 211
DQ Mixed 45.4
82% 163 MB/s
155GB free
Firmware: 5.8.2 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 469
Write 224
Mixed 272
71% 322 MB/s
4K Read 18.8
4K Write 95.8
4K Mixed 15.2
99% 43.3 MB/s
DQ Read 167
DQ Write 237
DQ Mixed 52.7
82% 152 MB/s
69GB free
Firmware: 6.0.Bc Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 480
Write 212
Mixed 274
71% 322 MB/s
4K Read 21.9
4K Write 65.5
4K Mixed 16.2
89% 34.5 MB/s
DQ Read 238
DQ Write 202
DQ Mixed 84.1
100% 175 MB/s
5GB free
Firmware: 5.0.6 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 422
Write 222
Mixed 235
64% 293 MB/s
4K Read 9.16
4K Write 71.2
4K Mixed 16.1
72% 32.2 MB/s
DQ Read 268
DQ Write 205
DQ Mixed 63.6
94% 179 MB/s
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Typical SP900 256GB Builds (Compare 17,759 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 92%
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Desktop
Desktop 79%
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Workstation
Workstation 62%
Destroyer

Motherboard: Asus Z170 PRO GAMING - $157

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 76% - Very good Total price: $1,206

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