Average Bench: 97.4% (204th of 1003)

Based on 12,136 user benchmarks.  Models: ADATA SU800, ADAT SU800

Excellent average bench

The Adata Ultimate SU800 256GB averaged just 2.6% 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 201MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 44MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Adata Ultimate SU800 256GB is 58.6%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Adata Ultimate SU800 256GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 310MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 388MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 12,136 samples)
Min Avg Max
372 Read 476 516
246 Write 410 473
235 Mixed 388 452
92.4 SusWrite 310 461
88.9% 396 MB/s
Min Avg Max
22.1 4K Read 31.8 40.5
35.9 4K Write 85.2 118
25 4K Mixed 44 57.6
150% 53.7 MB/s
Min Avg Max
131 DQ Read 283 387
65.1 DQ Write 295 360
47.3 DQ Mixed 201 282
175% 260 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
200GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Q0106A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 410 454 454 467 470 467 MB/s
Read 487
Write 428
Mixed 395
SusWrite 454
99% 441 MB/s
4K Read 33.1
4K Write 103
4K Mixed 48.2
167% 61.6 MB/s
DQ Read 251
DQ Write 331
DQ Mixed 253
202% 278 MB/s
160GB free (System drive)
Firmware: P0801A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 307 384 421 423 423 422 MB/s
Read 457
Write 420
Mixed 394
SusWrite 397
94% 417 MB/s
4K Read 27.3
4K Write 109
4K Mixed 30.8
138% 55.7 MB/s
DQ Read 254
DQ Write 344
DQ Mixed 252
203% 283 MB/s
164GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Q0125A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 40 141 101 52 53 53 MB/s
Read 484
Write 174
Mixed 218
SusWrite 73.2
52% 237 MB/s
4K Read 22.3
4K Write 50.8
4K Mixed 30
99% 34.4 MB/s
DQ Read 234
DQ Write 272
DQ Mixed 118
126% 208 MB/s
42GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Q0518BS
SusWrite @10s intervals: 90 83 65 25 36 82 MB/s
Read 482
Write 46.5
Mixed 57.5
SusWrite 63.4
35% 162 MB/s
4K Read 27.6
4K Write 14.5
4K Mixed 20.7
76% 20.9 MB/s
DQ Read 231
DQ Write 17.7
DQ Mixed 85.7
72% 112 MB/s
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 Prices

Approx. $90 @ launch in Sep '16
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Typical Ultimate SU800 256GB Builds (Compare 29,510 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 67%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 74%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 68%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus PRIME B350-PLUS - $120

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 121% - Outstanding Total price: $580

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 Comments

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

Intelligent SLC caching and DRAM cache buffer...

Added 2 years ago.

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1 month ago.

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


Excellent

12 months ago.

Really good SSD for the money


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