Average Bench: 176% (116th of 1059)

Based on 3,637 user benchmarks.  Model: ADATA SWORDFISH

Outstanding average bench

The Adata SWORDFISH 250GB averaged 75.5% higher than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Adata SWORDFISH 250GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 524MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 669MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Adata SWORDFISH 250GB is 151%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the Adata SWORDFISH 250GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 539MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 39MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 3,637 samples)
Min Avg Max
428 Read 1,413 1,987
268 Write 831 1,150
307 Mixed 813 1,103
137 SusWrite 539 913
200% 899 MB/s
Min Avg Max
7.3 4K Read 39 54.7
62.8 4K Write 123 192
16.4 4K Mixed 53.6 75.8
193% 72 MB/s
Min Avg Max
201 DQ Read 527 760
207 DQ Write 669 966
182 DQ Mixed 524 730
416% 573 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
149GB free (System drive)
Firmware: VC0S0311
SusWrite @10s intervals: 904 903 906 901 888 515 MB/s
Read 1761
Write 907
Mixed 1,103
SusWrite 836
256% 1,152 MB/s
4K Read 43.3
4K Write 137
4K Mixed 62
218% 80.7 MB/s
DQ Read 527
DQ Write 891
DQ Mixed 632
501% 683 MB/s
130GB free (System drive)
Firmware: VC0S032V
SusWrite @10s intervals: 886 961 1020 764 54 95 MB/s
Read 1,988
Write 1,044
Mixed 1,056
SusWrite 630
261% 1,179 MB/s
4K Read 42.6
4K Write 106
4K Mixed 58.5
196% 69 MB/s
DQ Read 379
DQ Write 771
DQ Mixed 374
341% 508 MB/s
94GB free (System drive)
Firmware: VC0S032R
SusWrite @10s intervals: 937 928 702 267 9.4 21 MB/s
Read 1,924
Write 953
Mixed 952
SusWrite 477
238% 1,077 MB/s
4K Read 42
4K Write 101
4K Mixed 57.1
190% 66.7 MB/s
DQ Read 383
DQ Write 846
DQ Mixed 441
385% 557 MB/s
104GB free (System drive)
Firmware: VC0S0285
SusWrite @10s intervals: 888 887 888 249 84 84 MB/s
Read 1,859
Write 905
Mixed 988
SusWrite 513
236% 1,067 MB/s
4K Read 38.5
4K Write 92.9
4K Mixed 51.4
173% 60.9 MB/s
DQ Read 527
DQ Write 693
DQ Mixed 630
470% 616 MB/s
177GB free (System drive)
Firmware: VC0S0260
SusWrite @10s intervals: 974 1090 396 220 199 243 MB/s
Read 1,141
Write 930
Mixed 994
SusWrite 520
201% 896 MB/s
4K Read 51.2
4K Write 141
4K Mixed 64.4
235% 85.5 MB/s
DQ Read 754
DQ Write 837
DQ Mixed 755
580% 782 MB/s
107GB free (System drive)
Firmware: V9002s45
SusWrite @10s intervals: 837 850 251 103 107 96 MB/s
Read 1,778
Write 698
Mixed 805
SusWrite 374
201% 914 MB/s
4K Read 32.2
4K Write 103
4K Mixed 51.6
169% 62.2 MB/s
DQ Read 303
DQ Write 726
DQ Mixed 425
350% 485 MB/s
67GB free (System drive)
Firmware: VC0S032E
SusWrite @10s intervals: 850 856 873 824 210 132 MB/s
Read 1,408
Write 831
Mixed 911
SusWrite 624
210% 944 MB/s
4K Read 25
4K Write 16
4K Mixed 44.9
104% 28.6 MB/s
DQ Read 652
DQ Write 784
DQ Mixed 690
528% 709 MB/s
56GB free (System drive)
Firmware: VC0S0285
SusWrite @10s intervals: 711 626 113 64 77 59 MB/s
Read 1,341
Write 678
Mixed 613
SusWrite 275
160% 727 MB/s
4K Read 30.3
4K Write 79.8
4K Mixed 40.2
140% 50.1 MB/s
DQ Read 517
DQ Write 508
DQ Mixed 535
396% 520 MB/s
99GB free (System drive)
Firmware: VC0S032R
SusWrite @10s intervals: 613 621 618 601 147 134 MB/s
Read 631
Write 633
Mixed 602
SusWrite 456
131% 580 MB/s
4K Read 41
4K Write 90.6
4K Mixed 53.3
178% 61.6 MB/s
DQ Read 300
DQ Write 645
DQ Mixed 457
352% 467 MB/s
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Typical SWORDFISH 250GB Builds (Compare 2,231 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 44%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 91%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 41%
Speed boat

Motherboard: Asus PRIME H510M-K

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 85% - Excellent Total price: $265

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