Average Bench: 96.8% (160th of 959)

Based on 7,496 user benchmarks.  Models: ADATA SU800, ADAT SU800

Excellent average bench

The Adata Ultimate SU800 256GB averaged just 3.1% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Adata Ultimate SU800 256GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 215MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 42.8MB/s

Poor consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Adata Ultimate SU800 256GB is 68.5%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the Adata Ultimate SU800 256GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 336MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 376MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 7,496 samples)
Min Avg Max
363 Read 470 516
137 Write 399 474
120 Mixed 376 452
73.6 SusWrite 336 466
88.8% 395 MB/s
Min Avg Max
20.6 4K Read 30.8 40.3
24.7 4K Write 85.1 123
21.7 4K Mixed 42.8 57.5
146% 52.9 MB/s
Min Avg Max
37.7 DQ Read 262 387
45 DQ Write 277 357
46.3 DQ Mixed 215 282
177% 251 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
58GB free
Firmware: R0427AC
SusWrite @10s intervals: 440 456 462 466 465 222 MB/s
Read 509
Write 440
Mixed 402
SusWrite 418
100% 442 MB/s
4K Read 44.7
4K Write 134
4K Mixed 59.3
215% 79.3 MB/s
DQ Read 231
DQ Write 339
DQ Mixed 259
203% 276 MB/s
128GB free (System drive)
Firmware: R0427ANR
SusWrite @10s intervals: 456 463 465 467 468 466 MB/s
Read 506
Write 467
Mixed 453
SusWrite 464
106% 473 MB/s
4K Read 41.1
4K Write 103
4K Mixed 54.3
186% 66 MB/s
DQ Read 381
DQ Write 351
DQ Mixed 281
234% 338 MB/s
102GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Q0125A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 408 463 462 474 472 476 MB/s
Read 507
Write 476
Mixed 434
SusWrite 459
106% 469 MB/s
4K Read 29.1
4K Write 82.9
4K Mixed 41.8
142% 51.3 MB/s
DQ Read 228
DQ Write 358
DQ Mixed 243
198% 276 MB/s
96GB free (System drive)
Firmware: P0801A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 194 104 74 63 63 60 MB/s
Read 498
Write 74
Mixed 82
SusWrite 93
40% 187 MB/s
4K Read 31.3
4K Write 32.9
4K Mixed 24.9
97% 29.7 MB/s
DQ Read 252
DQ Write 24.7
DQ Mixed 252
155% 176 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 9,162,958 SSDs tested.

 Prices

Approx. $90 @ launch in Sep '16
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Typical Ultimate SU800 256GB Builds (Compare 18,700 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 68%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 73%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 67%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus PRIME B350-PLUS - $85

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 100% - Outstanding Total price: $685

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 Comments

Controller: Silicon Motion SM2258. Flash Memory: Micron 3D TLC NAND

Intelligent SLC caching and DRAM cache buffer...

Added 20 months ago.

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22 days ago.

Have one in my laptop speeds are very close to advertised (96%) for such a low price


Excellent

3 months ago.

Really good SSD for the money


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