Average Bench: 199% (86th of 1058)

Based on 2,367 user benchmarks.  Model: ADATA SWORDFISH

Outstanding average bench

The Adata SWORDFISH 1TB averaged 99.5% higher than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Adata SWORDFISH 1TB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 573MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 1,589MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Adata SWORDFISH 1TB is 165%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the Adata SWORDFISH 1TB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 39.1MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 482MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 2,367 samples)
Min Avg Max
721 Read 1,589 1,878
270 Write 1,023 1,670
335 Mixed 901 1231
139 SusWrite 831 1,371
242% 1,086 MB/s
Min Avg Max
3.88 4K Read 39.1 52.5
65.8 4K Write 128 164
5.38 4K Mixed 51.9 74.1
193% 72.8 MB/s
Min Avg Max
189 DQ Read 482 656
162 DQ Write 685 1,087
222 DQ Mixed 573 822
436% 580 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
930GB free
Firmware: VC0S0260
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1372 1371 1372 1370 1372 1372 MB/s
Read 1,576
Write 1,375
Mixed 1,153
SusWrite 1,372
308% 1,369 MB/s
4K Read 44.2
4K Write 97
4K Mixed 57.9
192% 66.4 MB/s
DQ Read 647
DQ Write 580
DQ Mixed 659
482% 628 MB/s
653GB free (System drive)
Firmware: V9002s80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1010 1019 1034 1029 1002 1019 MB/s
Read 1851
Write 969
Mixed 960
SusWrite 1,019
267% 1,200 MB/s
4K Read 38.9
4K Write 148
4K Mixed 54.7
207% 80.4 MB/s
DQ Read 432
DQ Write 809
DQ Mixed 606
464% 616 MB/s
661GB free (System drive)
Firmware: V9002s73
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1127 1139 1137 1138 1136 1123 MB/s
Read 1,848
Write 1,079
Mixed 967
SusWrite 1,133
280% 1,257 MB/s
4K Read 37.3
4K Write 106
4K Mixed 49.8
176% 64.4 MB/s
DQ Read 374
DQ Write 736
DQ Mixed 616
451% 575 MB/s
744GB free (System drive)
Firmware: V9002s80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 637 863 1018 1027 1032 1030 MB/s
Read 1,758
Write 990
Mixed 974
SusWrite 934
259% 1,164 MB/s
4K Read 40.5
4K Write 148
4K Mixed 57.2
213% 81.9 MB/s
DQ Read 473
DQ Write 823
DQ Mixed 606
472% 634 MB/s
893GB free (System drive)
Firmware: V9002s45
SusWrite @10s intervals: 844 1057 1043 1046 1046 859 MB/s
Read 1,608
Write 1,019
Mixed 841
SusWrite 983
248% 1,113 MB/s
4K Read 34.5
4K Write 147
4K Mixed 46.4
190% 76.1 MB/s
DQ Read 338
DQ Write 775
DQ Mixed 502
398% 539 MB/s
739GB free (System drive)
Firmware: VC0S0274
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1391 1388 265 267 203 154 MB/s
Read 1,413
Write 1,549
Mixed 1,030
SusWrite 611
258% 1,151 MB/s
4K Read 46.5
4K Write 124
4K Mixed 64
218% 78.2 MB/s
DQ Read 650
DQ Write 1,024
DQ Mixed 767
601% 814 MB/s
874GB free (System drive)
Firmware: VC0S0260
SusWrite @10s intervals: 639 648 637 649 659 655 MB/s
Read 735
Write 644
Mixed 618
SusWrite 648
149% 661 MB/s
4K Read 45.9
4K Write 115
4K Mixed 61.3
209% 74.1 MB/s
DQ Read 641
DQ Write 730
DQ Mixed 810
576% 727 MB/s
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Typical SWORDFISH 1TB Builds (Compare 1,214 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 94%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 91%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 96%
Nuclear submarine

Motherboard: Asus PRIME B550M-A AC

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 72% - Very good Total price: $670

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