Average Bench: 81.4% (451st of 1058)

Based on 934 user benchmarks.  Model: ADATA SP550

Very good average bench

The Adata Premier SP550 960GB averaged just 18.5% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Adata Premier SP550 960GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 203MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 36.4MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Adata Premier SP550 960GB is 36.9%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Adata Premier SP550 960GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 219MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 298MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 934 samples)
Min Avg Max
331 Read 415 453
203 Write 386 455
123 Mixed 298 339
182 SusWrite 219 231
73.8% 329 MB/s
Min Avg Max
16.9 4K Read 24.3 29
36.9 4K Write 82.5 118
20.8 4K Mixed 36.4 45.2
127% 47.7 MB/s
Min Avg Max
29.9 DQ Read 274 324
87.5 DQ Write 274 328
44.7 DQ Mixed 203 239
172% 250 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
829GB free
Firmware: O1126A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 288 427 370 59 99 79 MB/s
Read 410
Write 306
Mixed 330
SusWrite 220
71% 316 MB/s
4K Read 28
4K Write 112
4K Mixed 43.4
157% 61 MB/s
DQ Read 321
DQ Write 315
DQ Mixed 232
198% 289 MB/s
736GB free
Firmware: O1126A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 441 438 130 120 79 79 MB/s
Read 422
Write 407
Mixed 330
SusWrite 214
77% 343 MB/s
4K Read 26.1
4K Write 96.5
4K Mixed 41.9
144% 54.8 MB/s
DQ Read 289
DQ Write 316
DQ Mixed 225
191% 277 MB/s
328GB free
Firmware: O1126A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 388 418 85 143 127 79 MB/s
Read 450
Write 432
Mixed 324
SusWrite 206
79% 353 MB/s
4K Read 26.9
4K Write 90.5
4K Mixed 39.7
140% 52.4 MB/s
DQ Read 287
DQ Write 303
DQ Mixed 229
190% 273 MB/s
349GB free (System drive)
Firmware: O1126A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 369 414 226 157 87 79 MB/s
Read 369
Write 380
Mixed 301
SusWrite 222
71% 318 MB/s
4K Read 26.3
4K Write 96.7
4K Mixed 40.3
143% 54.4 MB/s
DQ Read 315
DQ Write 330
DQ Mixed 238
202% 294 MB/s
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 Prices

MSRP ≈ $108 @ launch in Sep '15
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Typical Premier SP550 960GB Builds (Compare 2,797 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 41%
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Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 32%
Sail boat

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z77X-UD3H - $350

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 40% - Average Total price: $1,005

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