Average Bench: 78.1% (371st of 959)

Based on 11,076 user benchmarks.  Models: ADATA SP550, ADATA SP 550, ADAT SP550

Good average bench

The Adata Premier SP550 240GB averaged 21.8% 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 198MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 39.7MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Adata Premier SP550 240GB is 41.5%. 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 91.5MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 342MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 11,076 samples)
Min Avg Max
349 Read 463 510
61.8 Write 369 456
131 Mixed 342 406
71.2 SusWrite 91.5 117
70.5% 317 MB/s
Min Avg Max
19.2 4K Read 28.7 36
32.8 4K Write 78.6 116
21.4 4K Mixed 39.7 51.8
136% 49 MB/s
Min Avg Max
32.2 DQ Read 271 334
51.5 DQ Write 257 339
41.9 DQ Mixed 198 255
167% 242 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
53GB free
Firmware: O1203AB
SusWrite @10s intervals: 266 55 55 55 55 55 MB/s
Read 333
Write 308
Mixed 72.7
SusWrite 89.8
44% 201 MB/s
4K Read 31
4K Write 113
4K Mixed 50.1
171% 64.8 MB/s
DQ Read 316
DQ Write 332
DQ Mixed 247
207% 298 MB/s
165GB free (System drive)
Firmware: O1230C
SusWrite @10s intervals: 245 87 60 71 80 80 MB/s
Read 494
Write 450
Mixed 381
SusWrite 104
80% 357 MB/s
4K Read 27.6
4K Write 80.7
4K Mixed 39.7
135% 49.3 MB/s
DQ Read 26.9
DQ Write 327
DQ Mixed 37.9
71% 131 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 9,117,614 SSDs tested.

 Prices

Approx. $60 @ launch in Sep '15
AmazonUS $666 months
BHPhotoUS $7423 months
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Typical Premier SP550 240GB Builds (Compare 15,236 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 59%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 51%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 43%
Speed boat

Motherboard: MSI 970 GAMING (MS-7693) - $102

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 92% - Outstanding Total price: $499

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

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2 years ago.

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