Average Bench: 93% (237th of 1011)

Based on 14,473 user benchmarks.  Models: ADATA SU800, ADAT SU800

Excellent average bench

The Adata Ultimate SU800 256GB averaged just 7.0% 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 188MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 42MB/s

Poor consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Adata Ultimate SU800 256GB is 63.4%. 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 296MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 364MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 14,473 samples)
Min Avg Max
360 Read 469 516
119 Write 384 470
87.9 Mixed 364 448
72.7 SusWrite 296 465
84.8% 378 MB/s
Min Avg Max
19.2 4K Read 30.4 39.7
27.9 4K Write 80.9 119
22.9 4K Mixed 42 56.7
143% 51.1 MB/s
Min Avg Max
34.3 DQ Read 261 387
49.5 DQ Write 266 360
33 DQ Mixed 188 283
162% 238 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
197GB free (System drive)
Firmware: P0801A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 471 474 475 476 475 474 MB/s
Read 515
Write 477
Mixed 442
SusWrite 474
108% 477 MB/s
4K Read 31.5
4K Write 93.4
4K Mixed 45.2
155% 56.7 MB/s
DQ Read 254
DQ Write 343
DQ Mixed 253
204% 283 MB/s
204GB free (System drive)
Firmware: R0427AC
SusWrite @10s intervals: 290 383 420 428 427 427 MB/s
Read 465
Write 416
Mixed 398
SusWrite 396
94% 419 MB/s
4K Read 29.3
4K Write 66.6
4K Mixed 41.5
133% 45.8 MB/s
DQ Read 245
DQ Write 350
DQ Mixed 260
207% 285 MB/s
60GB free (System drive)
Firmware: P0801A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 115 105 44 22 30 60 MB/s
Read 486
Write 200
Mixed 88.2
SusWrite 62.7
46% 209 MB/s
4K Read 30.4
4K Write 30.3
4K Mixed 23.4
92% 28 MB/s
DQ Read 254
DQ Write 25.6
DQ Mixed 205
133% 162 MB/s
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 Prices

Approx. $90 @ launch in Sep '16
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Typical Ultimate SU800 256GB Builds (Compare 31,752 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 54%
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Desktop
Desktop 66%
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Workstation
Workstation 56%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Asus PRIME B350-PLUS - $140

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 68% - Good Total price: $588

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 Comments

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

Intelligent SLC caching and DRAM cache buffer...

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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

22 days ago.

best price, fast performance


Excellent

14 months ago.

Really good SSD for the money


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