Average Bench: 200% (87th of 1058)

Based on 5,164 user benchmarks.  Model: ADATA SWORDFISH

Outstanding average bench

The Adata SWORDFISH 500GB averaged 100.2% 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 630MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 738MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Adata SWORDFISH 500GB is 149%. 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 38MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 825MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 5,164 samples)
Min Avg Max
648 Read 1,578 2,000
461 Write 1,091 1,463
447 Mixed 955 1,348
241 SusWrite 825 1,328
248% 1,112 MB/s
Min Avg Max
19.4 4K Read 38 52.5
67 4K Write 126 179
17.9 4K Mixed 50.2 75
189% 71.6 MB/s
Min Avg Max
214 DQ Read 562 976
268 DQ Write 738 963
305 DQ Mixed 630 967
481% 643 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
354GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SVN2813
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1491 1590 1607 1643 1030 178 MB/s
Read 1,512
Write 1,698
Mixed 476
SusWrite 1,256
277% 1,236 MB/s
4K Read 52.3
4K Write 180
4K Mixed 74.7
270% 102 MB/s
DQ Read 1,100
DQ Write 1,061
DQ Mixed 640
602% 934 MB/s
401GB free (System drive)
Firmware: VC0S032E
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1175 1186 1158 1183 1191 1184 MB/s
Read 1,790
Write 1,195
Mixed 1,316
SusWrite 1,179
307% 1,370 MB/s
4K Read 38.2
4K Write 119
4K Mixed 56.9
194% 71.4 MB/s
DQ Read 903
DQ Write 948
DQ Mixed 952
708% 934 MB/s
294GB free (System drive)
Firmware: VC0S0285
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1077 1091 1094 717 257 239 MB/s
Read 1,549
Write 1,031
Mixed 1,012
SusWrite 746
242% 1,084 MB/s
4K Read 19
4K Write 99.6
4K Mixed 46.5
141% 55 MB/s
DQ Read 686
DQ Write 574
DQ Mixed 643
478% 634 MB/s
66GB free (System drive)
Firmware: V9002s57
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1159 804 332 81 79 91 MB/s
Read 1,604
Write 1,120
Mixed 851
SusWrite 424
222% 1,000 MB/s
4K Read 32.9
4K Write 130
4K Mixed 44.5
176% 69.1 MB/s
DQ Read 291
DQ Write 779
DQ Mixed 443
365% 504 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

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Typical SWORDFISH 500GB Builds (Compare 1,505 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 65%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 91%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 60%
Destroyer

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-B460M DS3H AC V2-Y1

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 87% - Excellent Total price: $342

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