Average Bench: 79.8% (429th of 1011)

Based on 17,146 user benchmarks.  Models: ADATA SP550, ADATA SP 550, ADAT SP550

Good average bench

The Adata Premier SP550 240GB averaged 20.2% 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 211MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 40.3MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Adata Premier SP550 240GB is 39.8%. 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 93.1MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 344MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 17,146 samples)
Min Avg Max
360 Read 467 509
56 Write 373 456
127 Mixed 344 406
74.1 SusWrite 93.1 117
71.2% 319 MB/s
Min Avg Max
20.7 4K Read 29 37.6
31 4K Write 81.4 115
20.8 4K Mixed 40.3 50.6
139% 50.2 MB/s
Min Avg Max
159 DQ Read 285 340
77.8 DQ Write 274 341
57 DQ Mixed 211 257
177% 257 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
116GB free (System drive)
Firmware: O0803B5a
SusWrite @10s intervals: 182 142 81 77 80 82 MB/s
Read 315
Write 300
Mixed 265
SusWrite 107
55% 247 MB/s
4K Read 18.5
4K Write 19.1
4K Mixed 24.1
69% 20.6 MB/s
DQ Read 123
DQ Write 81.1
DQ Mixed 106
78% 104 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 16,734,479 SSDs tested.

 Prices

Approx. $60 @ launch in Sep '15
BHPhotoUS $742 years
AmazonUS $8027 days
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Typical Premier SP550 240GB Builds (Compare 20,333 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 87%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 76%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 55%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Asus Z170-A - $159

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 63% - Good Total price: $980

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2 years ago.

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