Average Bench: 67.3% (378th of 853)

Based on 1,680 user benchmarks.  Models: ADATA SP900, ADATA SSD SP900 256GB-DL2, ADATA SP 900

Above average average bench

The Adata SP900 256GB averaged 32.6% 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 77.4MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 23MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Adata SP900 256GB is 35.6%. 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 231MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,680 samples)
Min Avg Max
364 Read 475 515
169 Write 231 276
207 Mixed 290 347
73.1% 332 MB/s
Min Avg Max
10.2 4K Read 23 32.8
33.9 4K Write 77.4 118
8.11 4K Mixed 14.5 21.7
94.3% 38.3 MB/s
Min Avg Max
19.5 DQ Read 136 271
54.1 DQ Write 173 257
8.69 DQ Mixed 42.4 79.7
63.2% 117 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
72GB free
Firmware: 5.0.7a Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 498
Write 267
Mixed 328
80% 364 MB/s
4K Read 21.9
4K Write 78
4K Mixed 17
96% 39 MB/s
DQ Read 266
DQ Write 222
DQ Mixed 65.8
98% 185 MB/s
146GB free
Firmware: 5.8.2 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 487
Write 242
Mixed 312
76% 347 MB/s
4K Read 25
4K Write 88
4K Mixed 18.4
108% 43.8 MB/s
DQ Read 26.7
DQ Write 203
DQ Mixed 74.2
69% 101 MB/s
73GB free
Firmware: 5.8.2 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 494
Write 244
Mixed 314
77% 351 MB/s
4K Read 20.5
4K Write 70.8
4K Mixed 15.8
89% 35.7 MB/s
DQ Read 249
DQ Write 205
DQ Mixed 78.4
99% 177 MB/s
193GB free
Firmware: 5.8.2 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 501
Write 217
Mixed 267
72% 328 MB/s
4K Read 17.1
4K Write 86.5
4K Mixed 14.8
91% 39.5 MB/s
DQ Read 106
DQ Write 222
DQ Mixed 31.1
62% 120 MB/s
140GB free
Firmware: 5.0.7b Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 512
Write 236
Mixed 308
77% 352 MB/s
4K Read 18.5
4K Write 68.8
4K Mixed 14.6
83% 34 MB/s
DQ Read 165
DQ Write 97.4
DQ Mixed 10.9
40% 91 MB/s
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Workstation 63%
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Motherboard: Asus Z170 PRO GAMING - $141

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 83% - Excellent Total price: $1,091

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