Average Bench: 75.4% (550th of 1058)

Based on 16,649 user benchmarks.  Models: ADAT SP550, ADATA SP550, ADATA SP 550

Good average bench

The Adata Premier SP550 120GB averaged 24.6% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Adata Premier SP550 120GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 197MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 36.6MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Adata Premier SP550 120GB is 39.6%. 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 90.7MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 326MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 16,649 samples)
Min Avg Max
344 Read 457 511
249 Write 353 417
169 Mixed 326 385
76 SusWrite 90.7 101
68.3% 307 MB/s
Min Avg Max
18.8 4K Read 27.5 37.1
26.9 4K Write 77.4 114
16.6 4K Mixed 36.6 48.2
130% 47.2 MB/s
Min Avg Max
135 DQ Read 262 323
70.6 DQ Write 253 330
68.9 DQ Mixed 197 252
164% 237 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
53GB free (System drive)
Firmware: O1230C
SusWrite @10s intervals: 166 146 52 54 54 53 MB/s
Read 458
Write 347
Mixed 325
SusWrite 87.5
68% 304 MB/s
4K Read 29.4
4K Write 103
4K Mixed 43.9
155% 58.7 MB/s
DQ Read 279
DQ Write 257
DQ Mixed 224
180% 254 MB/s
28GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 0C
SusWrite @10s intervals: 229 105 60 68 61 67 MB/s
Read 394
Write 354
Mixed 356
SusWrite 98.6
67% 301 MB/s
4K Read 34.8
4K Write 64.4
4K Mixed 42.8
142% 47.3 MB/s
DQ Read 333
DQ Write 313
DQ Mixed 157
163% 268 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 41,716,230 SSDs tested.

 Prices

MSRP ≈ $40 @ launch in Sep '15
OutletPCUS $406 months
AmazonUS $457 months
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Typical Premier SP550 120GB Builds (Compare 3,060 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 45%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 38%
Jet ski

Motherboard: Asus H170-PRO - $105

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 64% - Good Total price: $654

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