Average Bench: 76.9% (416th of 976)

Based on 3,334 user benchmarks.  Models: ADATA SP900, ADATA SSD SP900 256GB-DL2, ADATA SP 900

Good average bench

The Adata SP900 256GB averaged 23.1% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Adata SP900 256GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 183MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 87.4MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Adata SP900 256GB is 34.8%. 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 183MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 253MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 3,334 samples)
Min Avg Max
294 Read 359 413
176 Write 253 303
218 Mixed 267 299
113 SusWrite 183 236
59.4% 266 MB/s
Min Avg Max
18.5 4K Read 28 34.4
48.8 4K Write 87.4 118
23.8 4K Mixed 35.9 45
135% 50.5 MB/s
Min Avg Max
86.2 DQ Read 221 289
161 DQ Write 225 265
35.9 DQ Mixed 183 256
149% 210 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
57GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 5.0.7a
SusWrite @10s intervals: 234 240 234 239 235 235 MB/s
Read 386
Write 289
Mixed 275
SusWrite 236
66% 296 MB/s
4K Read 35.8
4K Write 120
4K Mixed 46.2
177% 67.4 MB/s
DQ Read 289
DQ Write 248
DQ Mixed 152
146% 230 MB/s
44GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 5.8.2
SusWrite @10s intervals: 199 174 192 186 207 204 MB/s
Read 377
Write 243
Mixed 275
SusWrite 194
61% 272 MB/s
4K Read 33.8
4K Write 101
4K Mixed 46.9
165% 60.6 MB/s
DQ Read 254
DQ Write 208
DQ Mixed 230
173% 231 MB/s
66GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 5.0.7b
SusWrite @10s intervals: 176 175 158 138 141 146 MB/s
Read 267
Write 216
Mixed 289
SusWrite 156
52% 232 MB/s
4K Read 33.1
4K Write 120
4K Mixed 41.7
167% 64.9 MB/s
DQ Read 223
DQ Write 194
DQ Mixed 145
126% 187 MB/s
82GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 5.0.7b
SusWrite @10s intervals: 175 160 153 159 153 162 MB/s
Read 338
Write 168
Mixed 265
SusWrite 160
52% 233 MB/s
4K Read 28.9
4K Write 80.8
4K Mixed 35.1
132% 48.3 MB/s
DQ Read 202
DQ Write 214
DQ Mixed 134
121% 183 MB/s
28GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 5.8.
SusWrite @10s intervals: 197 209 204 204 185 162 MB/s
Read 380
Write 243
Mixed 248
SusWrite 194
59% 266 MB/s
4K Read 23
4K Write 54.5
4K Mixed 27.6
99% 35 MB/s
DQ Read 212
DQ Write 224
DQ Mixed 234
172% 224 MB/s
27GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 5.6.0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 160 114 117 125 129 123 MB/s
Read 350
Write 245
Mixed 270
SusWrite 128
55% 248 MB/s
4K Read 24.8
4K Write 66.6
4K Mixed 27.3
108% 39.6 MB/s
DQ Read 238
DQ Write 248
DQ Mixed 226
175% 238 MB/s
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Typical SP900 256GB Builds (Compare 27,265 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 37%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 54%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 23%
Surfboard

Disqualified System: bin bin

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 58% - Above average Total price: $675

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