Average Bench: 74.3% (547th of 1040)

Based on 12,174 user benchmarks.  Models: ADAT SP550, ADATA SP550, ADATA SP 550

Good average bench

The Adata Premier SP550 120GB averaged 25.7% 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-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 192MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 35.6MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Adata Premier SP550 120GB is 43.7%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Adata Premier SP550 120GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 92MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 327MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 12,174 samples)
Min Avg Max
344 Read 462 511
254 Write 356 419
151 Mixed 327 388
79.4 SusWrite 92 102
68.8% 309 MB/s
Min Avg Max
16.5 4K Read 27.2 38.7
21.4 4K Write 72.9 112
13.6 4K Mixed 35.6 48.8
125% 45.2 MB/s
Min Avg Max
43.4 DQ Read 264 327
73.8 DQ Write 248 331
41.8 DQ Mixed 192 264
162% 235 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
35GB free (System drive)
Firmware: O1230C
SusWrite @10s intervals: 230 95 55 56 56 53 MB/s
Read 510
Write 405
Mixed 360
SusWrite 90.9
76% 341 MB/s
4K Read 29.9
4K Write 76.6
4K Mixed 38.9
136% 48.5 MB/s
DQ Read 271
DQ Write 256
DQ Mixed 115
127% 214 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 33,128,534 SSDs tested.

 Prices

Approx. $40 @ launch in Sep '15
OutletPCUS $401 month
AmazonUS $451 month
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Typical Premier SP550 120GB Builds (Compare 1,994 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 46%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 82%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 39%
Jet ski

Motherboard: Asus H170-PRO - $105

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 70% - Very good Total price: $594

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Controller: Silicon Motion SM2256. Flash Memory: SK Hynix 16nm TLC

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