Average Bench: 80.5% (464th of 1058)

Based on 7,008 user benchmarks.  Models: ADATA SP550, ADATA SP 550, ADAT SP550

Very good average bench

The Adata Premier SP550 480GB averaged just 19.4% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Adata Premier SP550 480GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 206MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 38.7MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Adata Premier SP550 480GB is 41.9%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Adata Premier SP550 480GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 147MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 318MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 7,008 samples)
Min Avg Max
361 Read 465 511
79.1 Write 370 455
101 Mixed 318 394
119 SusWrite 147 167
72.4% 325 MB/s
Min Avg Max
17.5 4K Read 27.5 33.2
25.9 4K Write 77.4 113
19.4 4K Mixed 38.7 49.1
132% 47.9 MB/s
Min Avg Max
160 DQ Read 279 349
66.8 DQ Write 262 335
51.8 DQ Mixed 206 253
172% 249 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
87GB free (System drive)
Firmware: P0330AA
SusWrite @10s intervals: 288 207 121 79 78 67 MB/s
Read 506
Write 132
Mixed 387
SusWrite 140
64% 291 MB/s
4K Read 32.1
4K Write 98.3
4K Mixed 46.8
161% 59.1 MB/s
DQ Read 284
DQ Write 329
DQ Mixed 237
198% 283 MB/s
60GB free (System drive)
Firmware: P0330AA
SusWrite @10s intervals: 370 175 74 72 74 75 MB/s
Read 472
Write 208
Mixed 368
SusWrite 140
66% 297 MB/s
4K Read 28.7
4K Write 68.6
4K Mixed 38
128% 45.1 MB/s
DQ Read 295
DQ Write 317
DQ Mixed 231
195% 281 MB/s
216GB free (System drive)
Firmware: O0803B5a
SusWrite @10s intervals: 212 263 141 88 87 MB/s
Read 434
Write 301
Mixed 97.2
SusWrite 146
54% 245 MB/s
4K Read 23.8
4K Write 39.5
4K Mixed 28.7
94% 30.7 MB/s
DQ Read 321
DQ Write 90.7
DQ Mixed 157
128% 189 MB/s
141GB free
Firmware: O0803B5a
SusWrite @10s intervals: 301 263 99 93 94 93 MB/s
Read 441
Write 401
Mixed 128
SusWrite 157
63% 282 MB/s
4K Read 20.6
4K Write 26.2
4K Mixed 28.3
81% 25 MB/s
DQ Read 24.6
DQ Write 156
DQ Mixed 115
81% 98.6 MB/s
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 Prices

MSRP ≈ $108 @ launch in Sep '15
AmazonUS $12910 months
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Typical Premier SP550 480GB Builds (Compare 89,280 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 101%
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Desktop
Desktop 87%
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Workstation
Workstation 95%
Nuclear submarine

Motherboard: Asus ROG STRIX B450-F GAMING - $135

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 59% - Above average Total price: $1,142

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