Average Bench: 79.3% (437th of 1011)

Based on 18,610 user benchmarks.  Models: ADATA SP550, ADATA SP 550, ADAT SP550

Good average bench

The Adata Premier SP550 240GB averaged 20.6% 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 210MB/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 38.5%. 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 92MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 344MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 18,610 samples)
Min Avg Max
375 Read 466 507
56.5 Write 369 454
123 Mixed 344 404
71.9 SusWrite 92 118
70.8% 318 MB/s
Min Avg Max
19.7 4K Read 29 37.7
30.3 4K Write 79.9 115
21.5 4K Mixed 39.8 51.3
137% 49.6 MB/s
Min Avg Max
204 DQ Read 288 338
69.5 DQ Write 273 340
74.1 DQ Mixed 210 254
177% 257 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
27GB free (System drive)
Firmware: O1203AB
SusWrite @10s intervals: 161 129 46 55 55 39 MB/s
Read 487
Write 444
Mixed 399
SusWrite 80.8
79% 353 MB/s
4K Read 33
4K Write 110
4K Mixed 49.5
172% 64.3 MB/s
DQ Read 321
DQ Write 333
DQ Mixed 251
210% 302 MB/s
76GB free (System drive)
Firmware: P0121AA
SusWrite @10s intervals: 94 163 53 53 53 52 MB/s
Read 443
Write 53.8
Mixed 283
SusWrite 78.1
47% 214 MB/s
4K Read 25.2
4K Write 92.8
4K Mixed 45.8
146% 54.6 MB/s
DQ Read 320
DQ Write 303
DQ Mixed 81.6
124% 235 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 18,503,719 SSDs tested.

 Prices

Approx. $60 @ launch in Sep '15
BHPhotoUS $742 years
AmazonUS $803 months
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Typical Premier SP550 240GB Builds (Compare 21,707 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 73%
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Desktop
Desktop 74%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 54%
Yacht

Motherboard: Asus Z170-A - $350

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 61% - Good Total price: $1,128

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Controller: Silicon Motion SM2256. Flash Memory: SK Hynix 16nm TLC

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15 months ago.

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3 years ago.

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