Average Bench: 78.9% (472nd of 1040)

Based on 19,479 user benchmarks.  Models: ADATA SP550, ADATA SP 550, ADAT SP550

Good average bench

The Adata Premier SP550 240GB averaged 21.1% 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 205MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 39.8MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Adata Premier SP550 240GB is 36.8%. 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 92.1MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 345MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 19,479 samples)
Min Avg Max
372 Read 465 509
64.2 Write 373 460
101 Mixed 345 408
71.4 SusWrite 92.1 119
71.1% 319 MB/s
Min Avg Max
20.5 4K Read 28.9 36.1
30.2 4K Write 78.4 112
23.5 4K Mixed 39.8 49.5
136% 49 MB/s
Min Avg Max
174 DQ Read 286 338
50.7 DQ Write 265 340
60.7 DQ Mixed 205 252
173% 252 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
223GB free
Firmware: P0121AA
SusWrite @10s intervals: 216 62 55 55 54 53 MB/s
Read 480
Write 413
Mixed 397
SusWrite 82.5
77% 343 MB/s
4K Read 33.6
4K Write 110
4K Mixed 50
173% 64.5 MB/s
DQ Read 289
DQ Write 333
DQ Mixed 242
201% 288 MB/s
30GB free (System drive)
Firmware: O1203AB
SusWrite @10s intervals: 180 117 54 54 54 54 MB/s
Read 462
Write 372
Mixed 378
SusWrite 85.6
72% 324 MB/s
4K Read 30.6
4K Write 96.4
4K Mixed 45.1
155% 57.4 MB/s
DQ Read 317
DQ Write 324
DQ Mixed 243
204% 295 MB/s
69GB free (System drive)
Firmware: P0705AB
SusWrite @10s intervals: 249 60 55 55 55 44 MB/s
Read 496
Write 454
Mixed 399
SusWrite 86.3
80% 359 MB/s
4K Read 29.8
4K Write 75.3
4K Mixed 41.1
138% 48.7 MB/s
DQ Read 284
DQ Write 342
DQ Mixed 240
201% 289 MB/s
130GB free
Firmware: P0121AA
SusWrite @10s intervals: 251 54 55 55 55 55 MB/s
Read 498
Write 443
Mixed 397
SusWrite 87.6
80% 356 MB/s
4K Read 28.9
4K Write 67.4
4K Mixed 38.9
129% 45.1 MB/s
DQ Read 284
DQ Write 329
DQ Mixed 240
199% 284 MB/s
23GB free (System drive)
Firmware: O1203AB
SusWrite @10s intervals: 115 172 53 54 53 53 MB/s
Read 422
Write 365
Mixed 344
SusWrite 83.3
68% 304 MB/s
4K Read 22.5
4K Write 69.6
4K Mixed 34.7
115% 42.3 MB/s
DQ Read 314
DQ Write 317
DQ Mixed 245
204% 292 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 33,129,171 SSDs tested.

 Prices

Approx. $60 @ launch in Sep '15
BHPhotoUS $743 years
AmazonUS $8015 months
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Typical Premier SP550 240GB Builds (Compare 2,088 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 69%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 89%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Asus Z170-K - $299

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 63% - Good Total price: $976

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