Average Bench: 78.7% (426th of 1003)

Based on 15,222 user benchmarks.  Models: ADATA SP550, ADATA SP 550, ADAT SP550

Good average bench

The Adata Premier SP550 240GB averaged 21.2% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Adata Premier SP550 240GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 207MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 39.8MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Adata Premier SP550 240GB is 40.2%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Adata Premier SP550 240GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 91.6MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 341MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 15,222 samples)
Min Avg Max
363 Read 463 508
66.6 Write 377 454
114 Mixed 341 405
71.7 SusWrite 91.6 118
71% 318 MB/s
Min Avg Max
19.4 4K Read 28.5 35.7
30.6 4K Write 79.1 114
24 4K Mixed 39.8 50.5
136% 49.1 MB/s
Min Avg Max
129 DQ Read 280 332
77.9 DQ Write 277 339
44.5 DQ Mixed 207 253
175% 255 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
194GB free (System drive)
Firmware: O1230C
SusWrite @10s intervals: 289 80 80 83 80 80 MB/s
Read 510
Write 454
Mixed 385
SusWrite 115
82% 366 MB/s
4K Read 28.5
4K Write 84.2
4K Mixed 41.5
141% 51.4 MB/s
DQ Read 306
DQ Write 315
DQ Mixed 249
204% 290 MB/s
75GB free (System drive)
Firmware: O1230C
SusWrite @10s intervals: 216 124 79 78 77 81 MB/s
Read 446
Write 400
Mixed 346
SusWrite 109
73% 325 MB/s
4K Read 24
4K Write 102
4K Mixed 42.2
144% 56 MB/s
DQ Read 320
DQ Write 273
DQ Mixed 239
195% 277 MB/s
79GB free (System drive)
Firmware: P0330AA
SusWrite @10s intervals: 131 139 52 54 54 53 MB/s
Read 457
Write 408
Mixed 375
SusWrite 80.3
74% 330 MB/s
4K Read 25.8
4K Write 67
4K Mixed 37.7
123% 43.5 MB/s
DQ Read 299
DQ Write 339
DQ Mixed 243
204% 294 MB/s
99GB free (System drive)
Firmware: P0705AB
SusWrite @10s intervals: 62 74 54 102 41 50 MB/s
Read 467
Write 69.3
Mixed 92.5
SusWrite 63.8
37% 173 MB/s
4K Read 31.7
4K Write 35.4
4K Mixed 32.2
108% 33.1 MB/s
DQ Read 306
DQ Write 49.9
DQ Mixed 80.6
84% 145 MB/s
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 Prices

Approx. $60 @ launch in Sep '15
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Typical Premier SP550 240GB Builds (Compare 18,923 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 90%
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Desktop
Desktop 79%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 61%
Destroyer

Motherboard: Asus Z170-A - $154

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 103% - Outstanding Total price: $918

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