Average Bench: 80.1% (416th of 1011)

Based on 4,341 user benchmarks.  Models: ADATA SP550, ADATA SP 550, ADAT SP550

Very good average bench

The Adata Premier SP550 480GB averaged just 19.9% 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 38.3MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Adata Premier SP550 480GB is 40.9%. 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 145MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 322MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 4,341 samples)
Min Avg Max
364 Read 462 507
133 Write 377 451
71.8 Mixed 322 392
119 SusWrite 145 166
72.9% 326 MB/s
Min Avg Max
19 4K Read 27.3 33.8
23 4K Write 78.9 120
13.3 4K Mixed 38.3 50.6
132% 48.2 MB/s
Min Avg Max
131 DQ Read 277 340
68.1 DQ Write 264 331
44.5 DQ Mixed 206 252
172% 249 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
62GB free
Firmware: O1203AB
SusWrite @10s intervals: 391 126 74 75 76 75 MB/s
Read 481
Write 417
Mixed 389
SusWrite 136
80% 356 MB/s
4K Read 31.7
4K Write 95.8
4K Mixed 45.2
157% 57.6 MB/s
DQ Read 29.1
DQ Write 277
DQ Mixed 44.6
67% 117 MB/s
124GB free (System drive)
Firmware: O0730A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 447 136 99 100 101 100 MB/s
Read 457
Write 411
Mixed 145
SusWrite 164
65% 294 MB/s
4K Read 26.9
4K Write 71.9
4K Mixed 39.8
130% 46.2 MB/s
DQ Read 295
DQ Write 324
DQ Mixed 256
207% 292 MB/s
351GB free (System drive)
Firmware: O0803B5a
SusWrite @10s intervals: 286 294 91 94 93 92 MB/s
Read 490
Write 432
Mixed 361
SusWrite 158
80% 360 MB/s
4K Read 23.8
4K Write 4.6
4K Mixed 32.8
81% 20.4 MB/s
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 Prices

Approx. $108 @ launch in Sep '15
OutletPCUS $1387 hrs
AmazonUS $15412 mins
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Typical Premier SP550 480GB Builds (Compare 20,454 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 72%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 74%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 54%
Yacht

Motherboard: Asus Z170-A - $159

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 54% - Above average Total price: $1,041

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