Average Bench: 75.2% (531st of 1034)

Based on 6,492 user benchmarks.  Models: ADATA SP900, ADATA SSD SP900 256GB-DL2, ADATA SP 900

Good average bench

The Adata SP900 256GB averaged 24.7% 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 180MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 35.7MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Adata SP900 256GB is 34.6%. 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 177MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 252MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 6,492 samples)
Min Avg Max
288 Read 350 411
195 Write 252 300
214 Mixed 265 299
110 SusWrite 177 232
58.4% 261 MB/s
Min Avg Max
16.2 4K Read 27.3 34.5
43.2 4K Write 84.6 113
23.4 4K Mixed 35.7 44
132% 49.2 MB/s
Min Avg Max
108 DQ Read 219 290
159 DQ Write 224 265
115 DQ Mixed 180 248
147% 208 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
30GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 5.6.0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 172 234 220 191 185 173 MB/s
Read 406
Write 270
Mixed 281
SusWrite 196
64% 288 MB/s
4K Read 35.2
4K Write 108
4K Mixed 49.3
174% 64.1 MB/s
DQ Read 256
DQ Write 211
DQ Mixed 231
174% 232 MB/s
159GB free
Firmware: 5.0.7b
SusWrite @10s intervals: 220 212 226 214 221 204 MB/s
Read 391
Write 289
Mixed 291
SusWrite 216
66% 297 MB/s
4K Read 31.2
4K Write 94.9
4K Mixed 40.4
149% 55.5 MB/s
DQ Read 285
DQ Write 266
DQ Mixed 155
149% 235 MB/s
210GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 5.0.7a
SusWrite @10s intervals: 198 226 201 209 192 194 MB/s
Read 372
Write 267
Mixed 286
SusWrite 203
63% 282 MB/s
4K Read 25.5
4K Write 103
4K Mixed 36.1
139% 54.8 MB/s
DQ Read 285
DQ Write 241
DQ Mixed 164
150% 230 MB/s
228GB free
Firmware: 5.0.7b
SusWrite @10s intervals: 206 221 215 219 217 218 MB/s
Read 317
Write 273
Mixed 274
SusWrite 216
61% 270 MB/s
4K Read 23.5
4K Write 102
4K Mixed 35.1
135% 53.7 MB/s
DQ Read 287
DQ Write 264
DQ Mixed 145
145% 232 MB/s
132GB free
Firmware: 6.0.Bc
SusWrite @10s intervals: 162 175 198 196 197 172 MB/s
Read 399
Write 200
Mixed 248
SusWrite 183
57% 258 MB/s
4K Read 24.7
4K Write 18.9
4K Mixed 21.4
75% 21.7 MB/s
DQ Read 150
DQ Write 69.3
DQ Mixed 94.7
74% 105 MB/s
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Typical SP900 256GB Builds (Compare 37,961 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 92%
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Desktop
Desktop 87%
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Workstation
Workstation 87%
Aircraft carrier

Motherboard: MSI B450 TOMAHAWK MAX (MS-7C02) - $125

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 61% - Good Total price: $986

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