Average Bench: 74% (557th of 1040)

Based on 5,872 user benchmarks.  Models: ADATA SP900, ADATA SSD SP900 256GB-DL2, ADATA SP 900

Good average bench

The Adata SP900 256GB averaged 25.9% 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 178MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 34.7MB/s

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Adata SP900 256GB is 29.6%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Adata SP900 256GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 179MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 251MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 5,872 samples)
Min Avg Max
288 Read 352 422
178 Write 251 306
221 Mixed 265 297
112 SusWrite 179 235
58.5% 262 MB/s
Min Avg Max
17.9 4K Read 26.9 33.1
40.9 4K Write 80.2 111
22.4 4K Mixed 34.7 44
128% 47.3 MB/s
Min Avg Max
98.3 DQ Read 217 287
147 DQ Write 218 262
91.4 DQ Mixed 178 248
145% 205 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
186GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 5.6.0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 201 183 158 183 182 208 MB/s
Read 411
Write 286
Mixed 290
SusWrite 186
66% 293 MB/s
4K Read 32.3
4K Write 128
4K Mixed 43.7
173% 68 MB/s
DQ Read 267
DQ Write 242
DQ Mixed 248
188% 252 MB/s
76GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 5.2.5
SusWrite @10s intervals: 197 149 166 170 151 157 MB/s
Read 336
Write 248
Mixed 241
SusWrite 165
55% 247 MB/s
4K Read 26.6
4K Write 86
4K Mixed 37.8
134% 50.1 MB/s
DQ Read 254
DQ Write 209
DQ Mixed 213
164% 225 MB/s
95GB free
Firmware: 5.6.0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 242 204 211 207 203 196 MB/s
Read 379
Write 262
Mixed 281
SusWrite 211
63% 283 MB/s
4K Read 24.9
4K Write 66.9
4K Mixed 33.7
116% 41.8 MB/s
DQ Read 235
DQ Write 217
DQ Mixed 160
138% 204 MB/s
167GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 5.8.2
SusWrite @10s intervals: 141 149 143 136 143 134 MB/s
Read 294
Write 245
Mixed 266
SusWrite 141
53% 237 MB/s
4K Read 26.4
4K Write 90.1
4K Mixed 34.4
132% 50.3 MB/s
DQ Read 134
DQ Write 230
DQ Mixed 174
134% 179 MB/s
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Typical SP900 256GB Builds (Compare 9,033 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 8%
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Desktop
Desktop 70%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 7%
Tree trunk

Motherboard: Dell OptiPlex 9020

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 46% - Average Total price: $414

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