Average Bench: 198% (86th of 1058)

Based on 2,859 user benchmarks.  Model: ADATA SWORDFISH

Outstanding average bench

The Adata SWORDFISH 500GB averaged 97.7% higher than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Adata SWORDFISH 500GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 618MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 1,585MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Adata SWORDFISH 500GB is 132%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the Adata SWORDFISH 500GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 35.3MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 48.4MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 2,859 samples)
Min Avg Max
888 Read 1,585 1,868
424 Write 1,062 1,373
505 Mixed 931 1,276
257 SusWrite 835 1,329
246% 1,103 MB/s
Min Avg Max
20.5 4K Read 35.3 50.8
62.6 4K Write 121 159
22.4 4K Mixed 48.4 71.1
179% 68.1 MB/s
Min Avg Max
216 DQ Read 549 973
268 DQ Write 723 1,045
290 DQ Mixed 618 969
472% 630 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
435GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SVN2813
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1675 1679 1686 1679 658 433 MB/s
Read 1,520
Write 1,787
Mixed 490
SusWrite 1,302
286% 1,274 MB/s
4K Read 48
4K Write 140
4K Mixed 65.7
231% 84.7 MB/s
DQ Read 1,058
DQ Write 948
DQ Mixed 630
574% 878 MB/s
289GB free (System drive)
Firmware: V9002s57
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1208 1209 1195 1183 1206 836 MB/s
Read 1593
Write 1,092
Mixed 854
SusWrite 1,140
261% 1,170 MB/s
4K Read 32.6
4K Write 137
4K Mixed 44.3
179% 71.4 MB/s
DQ Read 356
DQ Write 761
DQ Mixed 461
379% 526 MB/s
113GB free
Firmware: V9002s45
SusWrite @10s intervals: 834 839 839 839 480 222 MB/s
Read 1,788
Write 781
Mixed 835
SusWrite 675
226% 1,020 MB/s
4K Read 38.6
4K Write 130
4K Mixed 52.7
195% 73.9 MB/s
DQ Read 475
DQ Write 511
DQ Mixed 609
426% 532 MB/s
225GB free (System drive)
Firmware: V9002s57
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1135 1123 1033 308 420 423 MB/s
Read 1561
Write 1,084
Mixed 854
SusWrite 741
236% 1,060 MB/s
4K Read 29.8
4K Write 110
4K Mixed 41.5
157% 60.5 MB/s
DQ Read 318
DQ Write 714
DQ Mixed 451
362% 494 MB/s
157GB free (System drive)
Firmware: V9002s57
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1081 1174 1160 391 401 290 MB/s
Read 1,595
Write 1,046
Mixed 852
SusWrite 750
236% 1,061 MB/s
4K Read 28.8
4K Write 92.8
4K Mixed 41.2
146% 54.3 MB/s
DQ Read 298
DQ Write 710
DQ Mixed 448
358% 485 MB/s
149GB free (System drive)
Firmware: V9002s51
SusWrite @10s intervals: 647 708 712 602 73 227 MB/s
Read 1,289
Write 730
Mixed 753
SusWrite 495
181% 817 MB/s
4K Read 32.8
4K Write 104
4K Mixed 43.1
160% 60.1 MB/s
DQ Read 181
DQ Write 437
DQ Mixed 278
221% 299 MB/s
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Typical SWORDFISH 500GB Builds (Compare 616 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 67%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 61%
Destroyer

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-B460M DS3H AC V2-Y1

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 83% - Excellent Total price: $410

Popular SWORDFISH 500GB compatible motherboards:

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