Average Bench: 76.9% (522nd of 1058)

Based on 1,352 user benchmarks.  Model: ADATA SP550NS38

Good average bench

The Adata SP550NS38 240GB averaged 23.0% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Adata SP550NS38 240GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 194MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 37.8MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Adata SP550NS38 240GB is 41.1%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Adata SP550NS38 240GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 107MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 315MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,352 samples)
Min Avg Max
381 Read 455 501
290 Write 389 451
59.8 Mixed 315 394
98 SusWrite 107 114
70.6% 316 MB/s
Min Avg Max
17.5 4K Read 28 35
13.4 4K Write 73.4 111
11.8 4K Mixed 37.8 51.7
130% 46.4 MB/s
Min Avg Max
159 DQ Read 290 322
70.2 DQ Write 262 329
37.8 DQ Mixed 194 237
168% 249 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
206GB free
Firmware: P0414B
SusWrite @10s intervals: 281 82 78 78 78 78 MB/s
Read 448
Write 408
Mixed 366
SusWrite 112
75% 334 MB/s
4K Read 34.8
4K Write 107
4K Mixed 51.3
175% 64.4 MB/s
DQ Read 324
DQ Write 244
DQ Mixed 238
190% 268 MB/s
66GB free (System drive)
Firmware: P0414B
SusWrite @10s intervals: 189 139 79 76 60 77 MB/s
Read 475
Write 391
Mixed 356
SusWrite 103
74% 331 MB/s
4K Read 32.9
4K Write 96.1
4K Mixed 47.3
161% 58.8 MB/s
DQ Read 318
DQ Write 288
DQ Mixed 233
194% 279 MB/s
44GB free (System drive)
Firmware: P0414B
SusWrite @10s intervals: 257 77 78 82 67 61 MB/s
Read 488
Write 386
Mixed 372
SusWrite 104
75% 338 MB/s
4K Read 33.5
4K Write 87.6
4K Mixed 47.3
158% 56.1 MB/s
DQ Read 319
DQ Write 293
DQ Mixed 236
196% 283 MB/s
156GB free (System drive)
Firmware: P0414B
SusWrite @10s intervals: 224 107 77 78 73 84 MB/s
Read 441
Write 386
Mixed 355
SusWrite 107
72% 322 MB/s
4K Read 24.4
4K Write 97.6
4K Mixed 35.2
134% 52.4 MB/s
DQ Read 315
DQ Write 294
DQ Mixed 234
195% 281 MB/s
38GB free (System drive)
Firmware: P0414B
SusWrite @10s intervals: 237 113 79 80 79 79 MB/s
Read 477
Write 439
Mixed 376
SusWrite 111
78% 351 MB/s
4K Read 25.2
4K Write 78.7
4K Mixed 35.4
125% 46.4 MB/s
DQ Read 258
DQ Write 269
DQ Mixed 229
182% 252 MB/s
170GB free (System drive)
Firmware: P0414B
SusWrite @10s intervals: 263 74 86 79 79 79 MB/s
Read 471
Write 403
Mixed 370
SusWrite 110
76% 339 MB/s
4K Read 33
4K Write 48.5
4K Mixed 23.4
106% 35 MB/s
DQ Read 319
DQ Write 302
DQ Mixed 236
198% 286 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 46,963,091 SSDs tested.

Typical SP550NS38 240GB Builds (Compare 173 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 7%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 61%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 6%
Tree trunk

System: Monster ABRA A5 V6.2

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