Average Bench: 79.1% (445th of 1016)

Based on 18,138 user benchmarks.  Models: ADATA SP550, ADATA SP 550, ADAT SP550

Good average bench

The Adata Premier SP550 240GB averaged 20.8% 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 203MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 40.3MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Adata Premier SP550 240GB is 39.5%. 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 91.4MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 344MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 18,138 samples)
Min Avg Max
346 Read 463 508
57.8 Write 373 456
134 Mixed 344 404
69.7 SusWrite 91.4 119
70.8% 318 MB/s
Min Avg Max
20.8 4K Read 29.2 38.5
28.9 4K Write 79.8 116
21.2 4K Mixed 40.3 52.8
138% 49.8 MB/s
Min Avg Max
32.4 DQ Read 275 335
75 DQ Write 268 341
45.1 DQ Mixed 203 254
171% 249 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
88GB free (System drive)
Firmware: O0803B5a
SusWrite @10s intervals: 242 84 75 83 82 87 MB/s
Read 499
Write 443
Mixed 373
SusWrite 109
80% 356 MB/s
4K Read 42.9
4K Write 102
4K Mixed 57.1
192% 67.4 MB/s
DQ Read 308
DQ Write 321
DQ Mixed 261
211% 297 MB/s
114GB free (System drive)
Firmware: P0705AB
SusWrite @10s intervals: 155 139 55 55 55 55 MB/s
Read 498
Write 403
Mixed 404
SusWrite 85.4
78% 348 MB/s
4K Read 32.4
4K Write 97.2
4K Mixed 45.3
159% 58.3 MB/s
DQ Read 307
DQ Write 338
DQ Mixed 246
206% 297 MB/s
49GB free (System drive)
Firmware: P0330AA
SusWrite @10s intervals: 55 78 50 93 52 53 MB/s
Read 481
Write 88.7
Mixed 95.8
SusWrite 63.6
39% 182 MB/s
4K Read 29.3
4K Write 33.1
4K Mixed 30.6
101% 31 MB/s
DQ Read 34.4
DQ Write 38.5
DQ Mixed 35.1
27% 36 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 21,681,288 SSDs tested.

 Prices

Approx. $60 @ launch in Sep '15
BHPhotoUS $743 years
AmazonUS $806 months
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Typical Premier SP550 240GB Builds (Compare 24,150 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 74%
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Desktop
Desktop 75%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 54%
Yacht

Motherboard: Asus Z170-A - $350

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 64% - Good Total price: $1,104

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