Average Bench: 81.4% (429th of 1040)

Based on 851 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 201MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 36.1MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Adata Premier SP550 960GB is 39.5%. 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 220MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 295MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 851 samples)
Min Avg Max
336 Read 417 453
196 Write 387 456
119 Mixed 295 339
189 SusWrite 220 231
73.9% 330 MB/s
Min Avg Max
17.4 4K Read 24.5 29
35.1 4K Write 82 119
17.9 4K Mixed 36.1 45.3
127% 47.5 MB/s
Min Avg Max
29.8 DQ Read 274 324
81.8 DQ Write 275 328
41.8 DQ Mixed 201 239
172% 250 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
708GB free
Firmware: O1126A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 424 419 291 79 79 79 MB/s
Read 442
Write 440
Mixed 317
SusWrite 229
80% 357 MB/s
4K Read 28.5
4K Write 107
4K Mixed 43.8
156% 59.8 MB/s
DQ Read 323
DQ Write 301
DQ Mixed 239
199% 287 MB/s
604GB free
Firmware: O1126A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 391 458 205 103 98 79 MB/s
Read 453
Write 452
Mixed 324
SusWrite 223
81% 363 MB/s
4K Read 27.9
4K Write 91.3
4K Mixed 41.4
144% 53.5 MB/s
DQ Read 322
DQ Write 315
DQ Mixed 113
141% 250 MB/s
869GB free (System drive)
Firmware: O1126A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 411 397 178 139 67 89 MB/s
Read 446
Write 398
Mixed 318
SusWrite 214
77% 344 MB/s
4K Read 26.7
4K Write 87.4
4K Mixed 40.2
138% 51.4 MB/s
DQ Read 288
DQ Write 286
DQ Mixed 234
191% 269 MB/s
215GB free
Firmware: O1126A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 336 378 317 112 79 79 MB/s
Read 62.5
Write 388
Mixed 322
SusWrite 217
57% 247 MB/s
4K Read 26.5
4K Write 110
4K Mixed 43
153% 59.7 MB/s
DQ Read 305
DQ Write 310
DQ Mixed 234
196% 283 MB/s
863GB free (System drive)
Firmware: O1126A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 236 237 234 237 168 67 MB/s
Read 336
Write 225
Mixed 230
SusWrite 197
55% 247 MB/s
4K Read 21.2
4K Write 70.8
4K Mixed 29
107% 40.3 MB/s
DQ Read 165
DQ Write 130
DQ Mixed 131
103% 142 MB/s
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 Prices

MSRP ≈ $108 @ launch in Sep '15
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Typical Premier SP550 960GB Builds (Compare 4,578 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 6%
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Desktop
Desktop 66%
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Workstation
Workstation 6%
Tree trunk

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-B75M-D3H - $80

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 41% - Average Total price: $706

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