Average Bench: 89.3% (328th of 1058)

Based on 1,654 user benchmarks.  Model: ADATA SU720

Very good average bench

The Adata SU720 500GB averaged just 10.6% 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 223MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 40.6MB/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 288MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 317MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,654 samples)
Min Avg Max
329 Read 421 487
26.3 Write 363 477
46.6 Mixed 317 432
30.5 SusWrite 288 456
77.9% 347 MB/s
Min Avg Max
19.5 4K Read 34 43
17.4 4K Write 72.9 104
9.38 4K Mixed 40.6 54.2
142% 49.1 MB/s
Min Avg Max
139 DQ Read 261 310
24.9 DQ Write 237 311
39.8 DQ Mixed 223 309
174% 240 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
429GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Y200225a
SusWrite @10s intervals: 475 455 455 447 451 412 MB/s
Read 477
Write 472
Mixed 432
SusWrite 449
103% 457 MB/s
4K Read 34.7
4K Write 78.3
4K Mixed 40.5
146% 51.2 MB/s
DQ Read 280
DQ Write 284
DQ Mixed 314
227% 292 MB/s
437GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Y200225a
SusWrite @10s intervals: 468 457 457 455 457 455 MB/s
Read 486
Write 474
Mixed 410
SusWrite 458
103% 457 MB/s
4K Read 32.4
4K Write 82.1
4K Mixed 42.4
147% 52.3 MB/s
DQ Read 272
DQ Write 219
DQ Mixed 308
214% 266 MB/s
443GB free (System drive)
Firmware: XA001R29
SusWrite @10s intervals: 383 411 424 409 381 383 MB/s
Read 404
Write 384
Mixed 363
SusWrite 399
87% 387 MB/s
4K Read 21.1
4K Write 43.6
4K Mixed 31.7
96% 32.1 MB/s
DQ Read 311
DQ Write 302
DQ Mixed 279
217% 297 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 42,051,966 SSDs tested.

Typical SU720 500GB Builds (Compare 6,170 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 99%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 94%
Nuclear submarine

Motherboard: Asrock B450M/ac

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 65% - Good Total price: $744

Popular SU720 500GB compatible motherboards:

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