Average Bench: 53.7% (595th of 859)

Based on 11,341 user benchmarks.  Models: Samsung SSD 840 Series, Samsung SSD 840 Seri

Average average bench

The Samsung 840 120GB averaged 46.2% 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 Random Read Speed 23.9MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 62.9MB/s

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung 840 120GB is 29%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Samsung 840 120GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Write Speed 106MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 19.7MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 11,341 samples)
Min Avg Max
333 Read 456 508
37.3 Write 106 133
57.2 Mixed 125 191
49.4% 229 MB/s
Min Avg Max
16.8 4K Read 23.9 29.9
29.6 4K Write 62.9 101
6.31 4K Mixed 9.13 10.6
81.2% 32 MB/s
Min Avg Max
22.2 DQ Read 178 329
40 DQ Write 93.4 126
7.64 DQ Mixed 19.7 28.2
45.7% 97.1 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
112GB free
Firmware: DXT07B0Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 464
Write 136
Mixed 179
56% 260 MB/s
4K Read 23.7
4K Write 70.2
4K Mixed 10.6
87% 34.8 MB/s
DQ Read 108
DQ Write 119
DQ Mixed 25
43% 83.7 MB/s
18GB free
Firmware: DXT08B0Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 462
Write 88.8
Mixed 98.2
46% 216 MB/s
4K Read 25.1
4K Write 60.6
4K Mixed 10.1
83% 31.9 MB/s
DQ Read 156
DQ Write 96.8
DQ Mixed 24.7
46% 92.5 MB/s
25GB free
Firmware: DXT07B0Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ !4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 409
Write 57.4
Mixed 91.9
40% 186 MB/s
4K Read 20.6
4K Write 33.6
4K Mixed 5.32
56% 19.8 MB/s
DQ Read 23.9
DQ Write 30.9
DQ Mixed 14
14% 22.9 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 3,842,734 SSDs tested.

Typical 840 120GB Builds (Compare 7,947 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 59%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 60%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 37%
Jet ski

Motherboard: Asrock Z77 Extreme4 - $260

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 60% - Above average Total price: $1,191

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Controller: Samsung 3-core MDX. Flash Memory: Samsung 21nm Toggle Mode TLC.

The single best upgrade for your PC...

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12 months ago.

Just one problem, time of release makes it slower (tech-wise talking, of course). Tweaks for software and system OS caches mitigates the problem (durability and performance on SATA-II without AHCI). Would the solution be a newer and latest SSD? I don't think so because my main problem is my old G41 motherboard and processor, but it's still 3 or 4 times better than a SATA-III 6gbps HDD for OS and software in my honest opinion. Al least my build will last from 4 to 6 years to me for basic tasks until I get the buck for a 'Battleship PC'.


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