Average Bench: 74% (597th of 1074)

Based on 9,430 user benchmarks.  Models: ADATA SP900, ADATA SSD SP900 256GB-DL2, ADATA SP 900

Good average bench

The Adata SP900 256GB averaged 26.0% 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 34.9MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Adata SP900 256GB is 36.3%. 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 177MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 248MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 9,430 samples)
Min Avg Max
290 Read 353 419
169 Write 248 303
217 Mixed 264 299
111 SusWrite 177 236
58.3% 261 MB/s
Min Avg Max
17.4 4K Read 27.2 33.9
32.5 4K Write 80.3 111
21.1 4K Mixed 34.9 44.1
128% 47.4 MB/s
Min Avg Max
85.4 DQ Read 213 290
95.9 DQ Write 216 264
67.4 DQ Mixed 176 247
143% 202 MB/s
User Benchmarks BenchSequentialRandom 4kDeep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
65GB free
Firmware: 5.2.5
SusWrite @10s intervals: 269 228 219 178 218 230 MB/s
Read 430
Write 273
Mixed 282
SusWrite 224
68% 302 MB/s
4K Read 35.9
4K Write 80.2
4K Mixed 45.9
156% 54 MB/s
DQ Read 259
DQ Write 182
DQ Mixed 198
154% 213 MB/s
123GB free
Firmware: 5.0.7a
SusWrite @10s intervals: 234 232 223 237 232 229 MB/s
Read 454
Write 301
Mixed 283
SusWrite 231
71% 317 MB/s
4K Read 31
4K Write 78.8
4K Mixed 37.2
136% 49 MB/s
DQ Read 290
DQ Write 254
DQ Mixed 170
155% 238 MB/s
237GB free
Firmware: 5.6.0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 210 206 192 233 182 226 MB/s
Read 366
Write 297
Mixed 274
SusWrite 208
64% 287 MB/s
4K Read 30
4K Write 81.9
4K Mixed 37.9
137% 49.9 MB/s
DQ Read 266
DQ Write 227
DQ Mixed 187
156% 227 MB/s
43GB free
Firmware: 5.0.7a
SusWrite @10s intervals: 223 218 216 225 228 217 MB/s
Read 379
Write 257
Mixed 267
SusWrite 221
63% 281 MB/s
4K Read 23.9
4K Write 72.3
4K Mixed 31.5
115% 42.6 MB/s
DQ Read 291
DQ Write 251
DQ Mixed 152
146% 231 MB/s
66GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 5.0.7b
SusWrite @10s intervals: 144 135 132 177 130 142 MB/s
Read 330
Write 207
Mixed 240
SusWrite 143
51% 230 MB/s
4K Read 29.9
4K Write 95.9
4K Mixed 33.7
139% 53.2 MB/s
DQ Read 199
DQ Write 215
DQ Mixed 103
106% 172 MB/s
13GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 5.0.7b
SusWrite @10s intervals: 144 120 116 111 96 110 MB/s
Read 336
Write 226
Mixed 236
SusWrite 116
51% 229 MB/s
4K Read 27.9
4K Write 77.9
4K Mixed 34.1
127% 46.6 MB/s
DQ Read 285
DQ Write 224
DQ Mixed 130
131% 213 MB/s
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Typical SP900 256GB Builds (Compare 2,302 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings
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Gaming 7%
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Desktop
Desktop 59%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 7%
Tree trunk

System: Dell Latitude E6540

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 28% - Poor Total price: $450

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