Average Bench: 78.1% (502nd of 1055)

Based on 24,076 user benchmarks.  Models: ADATA SP550, ADATA SP 550, ADAT SP550

Good average bench

The Adata Premier SP550 240GB averaged 21.9% 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 39.3MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Adata Premier SP550 240GB is 39%. 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 91.1MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 339MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 24,076 samples)
Min Avg Max
362 Read 461 507
56.1 Write 362 452
95.9 Mixed 339 405
70 SusWrite 91.1 116
69.8% 313 MB/s
Min Avg Max
19.3 4K Read 28.7 34.5
28.1 4K Write 76.8 112
20.6 4K Mixed 39.3 50
135% 48.3 MB/s
Min Avg Max
175 DQ Read 287 335
59.8 DQ Write 264 338
69.9 DQ Mixed 210 253
175% 254 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
127GB free (System drive)
Firmware: P0705AB
SusWrite @10s intervals: 96 189 54 53 53 52 MB/s
Read 496
Write 379
Mixed 371
SusWrite 82.9
74% 332 MB/s
4K Read 31.3
4K Write 83.6
4K Mixed 43
147% 52.6 MB/s
DQ Read 285
DQ Write 333
DQ Mixed 240
200% 286 MB/s
33GB free
Firmware: P0705AB
SusWrite @10s intervals: 271 55 55 54 54 54 MB/s
Read 506
Write 460
Mixed 401
SusWrite 90.4
81% 365 MB/s
4K Read 30.7
4K Write 73.9
4K Mixed 40.5
138% 48.4 MB/s
DQ Read 283
DQ Write 312
DQ Mixed 240
197% 278 MB/s
105GB free (System drive)
Firmware: O1203AB
SusWrite @10s intervals: 206 132 52 53 53 53 MB/s
Read 463
Write 410
Mixed 375
SusWrite 91.6
75% 335 MB/s
4K Read 26.8
4K Write 59.2
4K Mixed 35.6
118% 40.5 MB/s
DQ Read 244
DQ Write 215
DQ Mixed 215
165% 225 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 40,293,303 SSDs tested.

 Prices

MSRP ≈ $60 @ launch in Sep '15
BHPhotoUS $744 years
AmazonUS $8019 months
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Typical Premier SP550 240GB Builds (Compare 3,168 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 71%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 89%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 60%
Destroyer

Motherboard: Asus Z170-K - $299

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 64% - Good Total price: $971

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4 years ago.

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