Average Bench: 179% (113th of 1058)

Based on 2,200 user benchmarks.  Model: ADATA SWORDFISH

Outstanding average bench

The Adata SWORDFISH 250GB averaged 79.1% 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 542MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 670MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Adata SWORDFISH 250GB is 124%. 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 577MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 39.9MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 2,200 samples)
Min Avg Max
504 Read 1,461 1,941
271 Write 805 1,137
383 Mixed 808 1,103
144 SusWrite 577 899
203% 913 MB/s
Min Avg Max
7.31 4K Read 39.9 52.8
62.8 4K Write 118 159
21 4K Mixed 53.1 72.1
191% 70.2 MB/s
Min Avg Max
289 DQ Read 536 766
241 DQ Write 670 908
246 DQ Mixed 542 738
426% 583 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
187GB free (System drive)
Firmware: VC0S0260
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1099 1129 203 379 210 328 MB/s
Read 1,889
Write 1,139
Mixed 994
SusWrite 558
254% 1,145 MB/s
4K Read 48.3
4K Write 138
4K Mixed 61.7
225% 82.7 MB/s
DQ Read 768
DQ Write 899
DQ Mixed 749
588% 806 MB/s
156GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SVN2813
SusWrite @10s intervals: 773 1070 1101 1113 817 217 MB/s
Read 1,200
Write 1,159
Mixed 714
SusWrite 849
220% 980 MB/s
4K Read 49.4
4K Write 115
4K Mixed 63.7
218% 76.2 MB/s
DQ Read 630
DQ Write 791
DQ Mixed 504
438% 642 MB/s
191GB free (System drive)
Firmware: VC0S0260
SusWrite @10s intervals: 996 1123 681 178 384 266 MB/s
Read 1,852
Write 996
Mixed 947
SusWrite 604
244% 1,100 MB/s
4K Read 39.3
4K Write 84.5
4K Mixed 52.8
172% 58.9 MB/s
DQ Read 714
DQ Write 632
DQ Mixed 610
474% 652 MB/s
192GB free
Firmware: VC0S0285
SusWrite @10s intervals: 865 872 873 873 873 874 MB/s
Read 1,584
Write 868
Mixed 757
SusWrite 872
227% 1,020 MB/s
4K Read 34.8
4K Write 98.4
4K Mixed 48.1
166% 60.4 MB/s
DQ Read 520
DQ Write 614
DQ Mixed 558
423% 564 MB/s
197GB free (System drive)
Firmware: VC0S0260
SusWrite @10s intervals: 751 681 239 66 59 70 MB/s
Read 1,809
Write 1,116
Mixed 969
SusWrite 311
233% 1,051 MB/s
4K Read 41.3
4K Write 104
4K Mixed 48.9
180% 64.8 MB/s
DQ Read 738
DQ Write 644
DQ Mixed 680
513% 687 MB/s
47GB free (System drive)
Firmware: VC0S0260
SusWrite @10s intervals: 255 194 128 101 100 91 MB/s
Read 1,143
Write 281
Mixed 511
SusWrite 145
114% 520 MB/s
4K Read 7.9
4K Write 138
4K Mixed 57.3
158% 67.7 MB/s
DQ Read 754
DQ Write 271
DQ Mixed 542
393% 522 MB/s
83GB free (System drive)
Firmware: VC0S0260
SusWrite @10s intervals: 267 208 117 107 102 103 MB/s
Read 1,242
Write 273
Mixed 394
SusWrite 150
112% 515 MB/s
4K Read 5.9
4K Write 94.1
4K Mixed 66.5
144% 55.5 MB/s
DQ Read 50.1
DQ Write 107
DQ Mixed 338
184% 165 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 45,405,306 SSDs tested.

Typical SWORDFISH 250GB Builds (Compare 64,028 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 48%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 83%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 45%
Speed boat

Motherboard: Gigabyte B450M DS3H - $62

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 74% - Very good Total price: $521

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