Average Bench: 77.6% (414th of 980)

Based on 13,523 user benchmarks.  Models: ADATA SP550, ADATA SP 550, ADAT SP550

Good average bench

The Adata Premier SP550 240GB averaged 22.4% 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 203MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 38.8MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Adata Premier SP550 240GB is 43.4%. 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 92.5MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 340MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 13,523 samples)
Min Avg Max
345 Read 458 509
56.3 Write 367 454
127 Mixed 340 405
72.1 SusWrite 92.5 118
70.1% 315 MB/s
Min Avg Max
17.7 4K Read 27.9 34.4
29.4 4K Write 80 118
19.6 4K Mixed 38.8 50.2
134% 48.9 MB/s
Min Avg Max
31.2 DQ Read 272 335
69.7 DQ Write 268 341
43.1 DQ Mixed 203 253
171% 248 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
98GB free (System drive)
Firmware: P0705AB
SusWrite @10s intervals: 158 135 54 55 54 53 MB/s
Read 488
Write 416
Mixed 366
SusWrite 84.8
76% 339 MB/s
4K Read 31.1
4K Write 97
4K Mixed 45.7
157% 57.9 MB/s
DQ Read 302
DQ Write 298
DQ Mixed 237
195% 279 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 11,452,932 SSDs tested.

 Prices

Approx. $60 @ launch in Sep '15
AmazonUS $669 months
BHPhotoUS $742 years
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Typical Premier SP550 240GB Builds (Compare 22,446 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 91%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 62%
Destroyer

Motherboard: Asus Z170 PRO GAMING - $157

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 103% - Outstanding Total price: $928

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