Average Bench: 77.6% (508th of 1058)

Based on 28,768 user benchmarks.  Models: ADATA SP550, ADATA SP 550, ADAT SP550

Good average bench

The Adata Premier SP550 240GB averaged 22.3% 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 39.4MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Adata Premier SP550 240GB is 41.6%. 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 89.4MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 346MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 28,768 samples)
Min Avg Max
345 Read 459 509
54.7 Write 352 455
136 Mixed 346 406
66.3 SusWrite 89.4 117
69.4% 312 MB/s
Min Avg Max
18.8 4K Read 28.4 35.1
29.3 4K Write 77.5 112
19.3 4K Mixed 39.4 50.5
135% 48.4 MB/s
Min Avg Max
108 DQ Read 278 337
63.1 DQ Write 267 342
50.7 DQ Mixed 210 253
175% 251 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
38GB free (System drive)
Firmware: O0803B5a
SusWrite @10s intervals: 228 108 89 83 74 84 MB/s
Read 506
Write 397
Mixed 383
SusWrite 111
78% 349 MB/s
4K Read 39.7
4K Write 83.1
4K Mixed 51.9
171% 58.2 MB/s
DQ Read 217
DQ Write 179
DQ Mixed 185
142% 194 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 47,061,086 SSDs tested.

 Prices

MSRP ≈ $60 @ launch in Sep '15
BHPhotoUS $744 years
AmazonUS $802 years
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Typical Premier SP550 240GB Builds (Compare 3,948 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 70%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Asus Z170-K - $299

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 57% - Above average Total price: $1,076

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4 years ago.

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