Average Bench: 74.9% (563rd of 1058)

Based on 7,987 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 184MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 35.3MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Adata SP900 256GB is 34.1%. 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 178MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 253MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 7,987 samples)
Min Avg Max
294 Read 356 417
192 Write 253 301
220 Mixed 266 299
113 SusWrite 178 229
59% 264 MB/s
Min Avg Max
17.2 4K Read 27.2 33.8
37.4 4K Write 81.2 111
21.2 4K Mixed 35.3 44.4
130% 47.9 MB/s
Min Avg Max
91.1 DQ Read 222 287
121 DQ Write 219 264
103 DQ Mixed 184 251
148% 208 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
143GB free
Firmware: 5.8.2
SusWrite @10s intervals: 175 158 173 172 163 159 MB/s
Read 328
Write 254
Mixed 253
SusWrite 167
56% 250 MB/s
4K Read 27.5
4K Write 97.3
4K Mixed 39.9
144% 54.9 MB/s
DQ Read 175
DQ Write 238
DQ Mixed 162
135% 192 MB/s
19GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 5.0.7a
SusWrite @10s intervals: 160 139 136 139 143 155 MB/s
Read 399
Write 264
Mixed 278
SusWrite 146
61% 272 MB/s
4K Read 23.6
4K Write 46.4
4K Mixed 28.2
96% 32.7 MB/s
DQ Read 266
DQ Write 216
DQ Mixed 163
143% 215 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 47,299,915 SSDs tested.

 Prices

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Typical SP900 256GB Builds (Compare 13,205 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 8%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 69%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 7%
Tree trunk

Motherboard: Dell OptiPlex 9020

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 47% - Average Total price: $431

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