Average Bench: 74.9% (505th of 1011)

Based on 5,044 user benchmarks.  Models: ADATA SP900, ADATA SSD SP900 256GB-DL2, ADATA SP 900

Good average bench

The Adata SP900 256GB averaged 25.1% 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-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 176MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 35.8MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Adata SP900 256GB is 37.7%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Adata SP900 256GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 173MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 251MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 5,044 samples)
Min Avg Max
295 Read 353 416
187 Write 251 307
215 Mixed 262 296
104 SusWrite 173 232
58.1% 260 MB/s
Min Avg Max
19 4K Read 27.6 34.2
36.1 4K Write 84 117
23.3 4K Mixed 35.8 45.7
132% 49.2 MB/s
Min Avg Max
82.8 DQ Read 212 289
92.9 DQ Write 218 268
48.8 DQ Mixed 176 240
143% 202 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
181GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 5.8.2
SusWrite @10s intervals: 160 190 162 155 181 144 MB/s
Read 290
Write 214
Mixed 231
SusWrite 165
50% 225 MB/s
4K Read 24.2
4K Write 83.9
4K Mixed 34.7
126% 47.6 MB/s
DQ Read 142
DQ Write 239
DQ Mixed 152
126% 178 MB/s
91GB free
Firmware: 5.0.6
SusWrite @10s intervals: 264 223 222 239 221 225 MB/s
Read 318
Write 316
Mixed 246
SusWrite 232
63% 278 MB/s
4K Read 30.1
4K Write 63.9
4K Mixed 36.3
126% 43.4 MB/s
DQ Read 33.1
DQ Write 89.7
DQ Mixed 43.6
38% 55.5 MB/s
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Typical SP900 256GB Builds (Compare 46,272 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 31%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 52%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 22%
Surfboard

Disqualified System: bin bin

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 39% - Below average Total price: $581

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