Average Bench: 85.6% (379th of 1058)

Based on 1,925 user benchmarks.  Model: ADATA SU720

Very good average bench

The Adata SU720 500GB averaged just 14.3% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Adata SU720 500GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 212MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 33.8MB/s

Poor consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Adata SU720 500GB is 67%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the Adata SU720 500GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 251MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 300MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,925 samples)
Min Avg Max
322 Read 417 484
43.1 Write 344 473
36.5 Mixed 300 422
24.3 SusWrite 251 443
73.5% 328 MB/s
Min Avg Max
19.8 4K Read 33.8 42.9
16.3 4K Write 71 104
6.65 4K Mixed 39.7 54.4
140% 48.1 MB/s
Min Avg Max
126 DQ Read 259 310
25 DQ Write 224 311
32.1 DQ Mixed 212 302
167% 232 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
216GB free (System drive)
Firmware: XA051R21
SusWrite @10s intervals: 377 396 428 435 437 438 MB/s
Read 409
Write 438
Mixed 373
SusWrite 419
92% 410 MB/s
4K Read 37.9
4K Write 94
4K Mixed 51.2
173% 61 MB/s
DQ Read 302
DQ Write 309
DQ Mixed 282
218% 297 MB/s
113GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Y200225a
SusWrite @10s intervals: 385 409 395 348 166 165 MB/s
Read 459
Write 423
Mixed 392
SusWrite 311
89% 396 MB/s
4K Read 30.1
4K Write 66.1
4K Mixed 33.9
124% 43.4 MB/s
DQ Read 287
DQ Write 279
DQ Mixed 294
218% 287 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 45,552,892 SSDs tested.

Typical SU720 500GB Builds (Compare 6,995 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 100%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 95%
Nuclear submarine

Motherboard: Asrock B450M/ac

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 65% - Good Total price: $780

Popular SU720 500GB compatible motherboards:

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