Average Bench: 78.3% (470th of 1026)

Based on 22,342 user benchmarks.  Models: ADATA SP550, ADATA SP 550, ADAT SP550

Good average bench

The Adata Premier SP550 240GB averaged 21.7% 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 207MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 39.9MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Adata Premier SP550 240GB is 40.6%. 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 90.4MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 338MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 22,342 samples)
Min Avg Max
363 Read 461 508
69.5 Write 369 453
115 Mixed 338 402
69.3 SusWrite 90.4 117
70.1% 314 MB/s
Min Avg Max
18.3 4K Read 28.5 38
28.6 4K Write 78 114
22.1 4K Mixed 39.9 50.9
136% 48.8 MB/s
Min Avg Max
173 DQ Read 285 337
73.5 DQ Write 265 340
66.8 DQ Mixed 207 255
174% 252 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
188GB free (System drive)
Firmware: O1230C
SusWrite @10s intervals: 150 168 80 77 85 80 MB/s
Read 464
Write 404
Mixed 365
SusWrite 107
75% 335 MB/s
4K Read 26.7
4K Write 120
4K Mixed 48.3
166% 64.9 MB/s
DQ Read 294
DQ Write 312
DQ Mixed 249
202% 285 MB/s
98GB free (System drive)
Firmware: O1230C
SusWrite @10s intervals: 236 106 83 78 82 80 MB/s
Read 491
Write 310
Mixed 367
SusWrite 111
71% 320 MB/s
4K Read 29
4K Write 97.4
4K Mixed 43.5
151% 56.6 MB/s
DQ Read 314
DQ Write 293
DQ Mixed 242
199% 283 MB/s
130GB free (System drive)
Firmware: P0121AA
SusWrite @10s intervals: 235 53 54 54 54 53 MB/s
Read 501
Write 450
Mixed 396
SusWrite 83.8
80% 358 MB/s
4K Read 29.8
4K Write 74.3
4K Mixed 40.8
137% 48.3 MB/s
DQ Read 308
DQ Write 347
DQ Mixed 247
208% 301 MB/s
31GB free (System drive)
Firmware: P0121AA
SusWrite @10s intervals: 153 118 55 54 55 53 MB/s
Read 488
Write 428
Mixed 395
SusWrite 81.5
78% 348 MB/s
4K Read 28.5
4K Write 79.7
4K Mixed 40.1
137% 49.4 MB/s
DQ Read 309
DQ Write 339
DQ Mixed 245
206% 298 MB/s
83GB free (System drive)
Firmware: P0330AA
SusWrite @10s intervals: 203 78 54 47 52 54 MB/s
Read 488
Write 406
Mixed 384
SusWrite 81.4
76% 340 MB/s
4K Read 29.1
4K Write 77.2
4K Mixed 41.4
138% 49.2 MB/s
DQ Read 215
DQ Write 175
DQ Mixed 186
142% 192 MB/s
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 Prices

Approx. $60 @ launch in Sep '15
BHPhotoUS $743 years
AmazonUS $8011 months
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Typical Premier SP550 240GB Builds (Compare 28,762 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 74%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 78%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 64%
Destroyer

Motherboard: Asus Z170-A - $280

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 59% - Above average Total price: $1,123

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