Average Bench: 73.3% (428th of 956)

Based on 1,500 user benchmarks.  Models: ADATA SP600, ADATA SP 600

Good average bench

The Adata SP600 256GB averaged 26.6% 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 75MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 25.6MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Adata SP600 256GB is 42.4%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Adata SP600 256GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 218MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 239MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,500 samples)
Min Avg Max
344 Read 452 502
132 Write 239 305
111 Mixed 265 369
91.8 SusWrite 218 296
65.3% 294 MB/s
Min Avg Max
17.9 4K Read 25.6 32.6
34.5 4K Write 75 110
12 4K Mixed 24.6 44.5
110% 41.7 MB/s
Min Avg Max
21.9 DQ Read 167 286
60.5 DQ Write 195 302
13.3 DQ Mixed 54.7 149
76.3% 139 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
90GB free
Firmware: 2.9
SusWrite @10s intervals: 142 142 136 127 124 137 MB/s
Read 402
Write 145
Mixed 188
SusWrite 135
48% 217 MB/s
4K Read 27.2
4K Write 88.9
4K Mixed 33.5
131% 49.9 MB/s
DQ Read 189
DQ Write 200
DQ Mixed 104
103% 164 MB/s
30GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2.9
SusWrite @10s intervals: 140 126 99 182 117 92 MB/s
Read 382
Write 219
Mixed 176
SusWrite 126
50% 225 MB/s
4K Read 26.3
4K Write 127
4K Mixed 26.2
140% 59.7 MB/s
DQ Read 190
DQ Write 94.2
DQ Mixed 112
91% 132 MB/s
100GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 5.9
SusWrite @10s intervals: 256 260 261 260 259 249 MB/s
Read 405
Write 254
Mixed 231
SusWrite 257
64% 287 MB/s
4K Read 16.9
4K Write 42.2
4K Mixed 26.4
82% 28.5 MB/s
DQ Read 269
DQ Write 273
DQ Mixed 138
140% 227 MB/s
33GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2.9
SusWrite @10s intervals: 133 112 119 120 101 182 MB/s
Read 355
Write 215
Mixed 205
SusWrite 128
50% 226 MB/s
4K Read 21.4
4K Write 59
4K Mixed 31
103% 37.1 MB/s
DQ Read 216
DQ Write 222
DQ Mixed 73.9
96% 171 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 8,542,769 SSDs tested.

Typical SP600 256GB Builds (Compare 7,570 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 94%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 84%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 66%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: MSI Z270-A PRO (MS-7A71) - $105

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 96% - Outstanding Total price: $928

Popular SP600 256GB compatible motherboards:

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