Average Bench: 63.6% (678th of 1011)

Based on 734 user benchmarks.  Model: ADATA SP900NS38

Above average average bench

The Adata SP900NS38 256GB averaged 36.3% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This isn't a great result which indicates that there are much faster alternatives on the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 73.6MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 67.3MB/s

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Adata SP900NS38 256GB is 27%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Adata SP900NS38 256GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 154MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 109MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 734 samples)
Min Avg Max
296 Read 439 505
185 Write 225 258
217 Mixed 273 333
102 SusWrite 154 246
60.5% 273 MB/s
Min Avg Max
8.92 4K Read 19.8 28.2
35.6 4K Write 73.6 108
8.18 4K Mixed 17.8 37.7
91.8% 37.1 MB/s
Min Avg Max
20.2 DQ Read 109 176
63.8 DQ Write 184 241
7.57 DQ Mixed 67.3 187
73.4% 120 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
203GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 6.0.9
SusWrite @10s intervals: 252 252 254 253 252 251 MB/s
Read 442
Write 257
Mixed 282
SusWrite 252
69% 308 MB/s
4K Read 30.5
4K Write 103
4K Mixed 40.8
153% 58.1 MB/s
DQ Read 176
DQ Write 245
DQ Mixed 194
151% 205 MB/s
36GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 6.0.7
SusWrite @10s intervals: 102 76 76 76 76 85 MB/s
Read 323
Write 230
Mixed 222
SusWrite 81.8
48% 214 MB/s
4K Read 22.8
4K Write 69.8
4K Mixed 33.8
115% 42.1 MB/s
DQ Read 152
DQ Write 215
DQ Mixed 183
138% 183 MB/s
212GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 6.0.9
SusWrite @10s intervals: 152 137 153 111 143 135 MB/s
Read 311
Write 244
Mixed 250
SusWrite 138
53% 236 MB/s
4K Read 17.3
4K Write 48.5
4K Mixed 22.3
80% 29.4 MB/s
DQ Read 167
DQ Write 227
DQ Mixed 176
139% 190 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 16,798,908 SSDs tested.

Typical SP900NS38 256GB Builds (Compare 9,901 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 15%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 48%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 31%
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System: Dell Inspiron 7559

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