Average Bench: 194% (91st of 1058)

Based on 1,927 user benchmarks.  Model: ADATA SWORDFISH

Outstanding average bench

The Adata SWORDFISH 500GB averaged 94.5% 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 575MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 1,560MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Adata SWORDFISH 500GB is 129%. 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 34.1MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 47.5MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,927 samples)
Min Avg Max
965 Read 1,560 1,859
282 Write 1,042 1,379
534 Mixed 899 1,275
253 SusWrite 838 1,358
242% 1,085 MB/s
Min Avg Max
22.3 4K Read 34.1 50
68.4 4K Write 121 154
30.3 4K Mixed 47.5 69.4
176% 67.5 MB/s
Min Avg Max
293 DQ Read 494 971
269 DQ Write 710 1,045
306 DQ Mixed 575 962
442% 593 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
426GB free (System drive)
Firmware: V9002s57
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1237 1242 1244 1242 1241 1152 MB/s
Read 1,605
Write 1,100
Mixed 866
SusWrite 1,226
268% 1,199 MB/s
4K Read 32.5
4K Write 151
4K Mixed 46.9
189% 76.9 MB/s
DQ Read 344
DQ Write 761
DQ Mixed 465
379% 523 MB/s
342GB free (System drive)
Firmware: V9002s57
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1090 1092 1113 463 379 311 MB/s
Read 1,601
Write 1,044
Mixed 850
SusWrite 741
236% 1,059 MB/s
4K Read 32
4K Write 142
4K Mixed 46.5
183% 73.6 MB/s
DQ Read 340
DQ Write 774
DQ Mixed 460
378% 524 MB/s
72GB free (System drive)
Firmware: V9002s57
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1172 996 287 89 81 77 MB/s
Read 1,604
Write 1,091
Mixed 874
SusWrite 450
223% 1,005 MB/s
4K Read 33.4
4K Write 143
4K Mixed 45.6
185% 74 MB/s
DQ Read 344
DQ Write 758
DQ Mixed 453
373% 518 MB/s
346GB free (System drive)
Firmware: V9002s57
SusWrite @10s intervals: 833 934 953 947 483 425 MB/s
Read 1,580
Write 817
Mixed 777
SusWrite 762
218% 984 MB/s
4K Read 27.4
4K Write 74.9
4K Mixed 35.7
127% 46 MB/s
DQ Read 303
DQ Write 431
DQ Mixed 458
321% 397 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 42,051,966 SSDs tested.

Typical SWORDFISH 500GB Builds (Compare 231 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: $391

Popular SWORDFISH 500GB compatible motherboards:

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