Average Bench: 79.3% (403rd of 992)

Based on 13,760 user benchmarks.  Models: ADATA SP550, ADATA SP 550, ADAT SP550

Good average bench

The Adata Premier SP550 240GB averaged 20.7% 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 209MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 40.1MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Adata Premier SP550 240GB is 39.1%. 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 91.8MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 348MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 13,760 samples)
Min Avg Max
366 Read 464 507
62.1 Write 372 452
139 Mixed 348 405
73.1 SusWrite 91.8 118
71% 319 MB/s
Min Avg Max
19.7 4K Read 28.7 35.8
34.2 4K Write 80.6 115
20 4K Mixed 40.1 50
138% 49.8 MB/s
Min Avg Max
126 DQ Read 283 339
82.8 DQ Write 274 340
44.5 DQ Mixed 209 255
176% 255 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
102GB free (System drive)
Firmware: O1203AB
SusWrite @10s intervals: 206 85 53 53 53 53 MB/s
Read 454
Write 427
Mixed 395
SusWrite 83.8
76% 340 MB/s
4K Read 29
4K Write 82.8
4K Mixed 39.7
139% 50.5 MB/s
DQ Read 321
DQ Write 289
DQ Mixed 248
202% 286 MB/s
92GB free (System drive)
Firmware: O1203AB
SusWrite @10s intervals: 64 100 117 52 53 52 MB/s
Read 478
Write 54.5
Mixed 323
SusWrite 73.1
51% 232 MB/s
4K Read 29.6
4K Write 86.9
4K Mixed 43
146% 53.2 MB/s
DQ Read 323
DQ Write 121
DQ Mixed 79.5
96% 175 MB/s
44GB free (System drive)
Firmware: P0330AA
SusWrite @10s intervals: 100 171 49 49 37 51 MB/s
Read 450
Write 54.2
Mixed 270
SusWrite 76.1
46% 213 MB/s
4K Read 27.2
4K Write 82.6
4K Mixed 35.6
130% 48.5 MB/s
DQ Read 313
DQ Write 321
DQ Mixed 242
202% 292 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 12,966,448 SSDs tested.

 Prices

Approx. $60 @ launch in Sep '15
AmazonUS $6611 months
BHPhotoUS $742 years
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Typical Premier SP550 240GB Builds (Compare 17,038 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 92%
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Desktop
Desktop 80%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 62%
Destroyer

Motherboard: Asus Z170-A - $154

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 98% - Outstanding Total price: $991

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