Average Bench: 28.2% (825th of 885)

Based on 24 user benchmarks.  Model: INTEL SSDSA2BT040G3

Very poor average bench

The Intel SSDSA2BT040G3 40GB averaged 71.8% 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 17MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 31.6MB/s

Excellent consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel SSDSA2BT040G3 40GB is just 7.72%. This is an extremely narrow range which indicates that the Intel SSDSA2BT040G3 40GB performs superbly consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Write Speed 46.4MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 66.7MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 24 samples)
Min Avg Max
41.6 Read 170 188
37.5 Write 46.4 48.6
53 Mixed 66.7 75.3
20.5% 94.5 MB/s
Min Avg Max
10.4 4K Read 17 20.6
19.3 4K Write 31.6 36.3
6.61 4K Mixed 10.8 13
56.3% 19.8 MB/s
Min Avg Max
7.04 DQ Read 49.8 117
28.2 DQ Write 34.8 37.1
8.6 DQ Mixed 16.2 29
19.2% 33.6 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
10GB free
Firmware: 4PC10362 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 186
Write 48.2
Mixed 74.7
22% 103 MB/s
4K Read 18.8
4K Write 35.3
4K Mixed 11.9
63% 22 MB/s
DQ Read 114
DQ Write 36.2
DQ Mixed 28.7
33% 59.7 MB/s
5GB free
Firmware: 4PC10362 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 184
Write 46.6
Mixed 70.4
22% 100 MB/s
4K Read 20.6
4K Write 36.3
4K Mixed 12.1
66% 23 MB/s
DQ Read 21.1
DQ Write 35.6
DQ Mixed 28.6
22% 28.4 MB/s
7GB free
Firmware: 4PC10362 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 179
Write 46.7
Mixed 71.5
22% 99 MB/s
4K Read 17.3
4K Write 33.6
4K Mixed 11.5
59% 20.8 MB/s
DQ Read 110
DQ Write 34.5
DQ Mixed 27.9
32% 57.5 MB/s
8GB free
Firmware: 4PC10362 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 176
Write 47.8
Mixed 74.9
22% 99.5 MB/s
4K Read 17.4
4K Write 32.9
4K Mixed 11.4
58% 20.6 MB/s
DQ Read 103
DQ Write 37
DQ Mixed 10.5
23% 50.1 MB/s
7GB free
Firmware: 4PC10362 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 143
Write 47.9
Mixed 59.1
18% 83.2 MB/s
4K Read 18
4K Write 35.6
4K Mixed 11.8
61% 21.8 MB/s
DQ Read 20.3
DQ Write 35.6
DQ Mixed 12.3
14% 22.7 MB/s
8GB free
Firmware: 4PC10362 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 179
Write 46.1
Mixed 69.5
21% 98.2 MB/s
4K Read 15.5
4K Write 30.3
4K Mixed 10.8
53% 18.9 MB/s
DQ Read 18.4
DQ Write 36
DQ Mixed 12.2
14% 22.2 MB/s
13GB free
Firmware: 4PC10362 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 168
Write 48.1
Mixed 63.9
20% 93.4 MB/s
4K Read 16.5
4K Write 28.2
4K Mixed 10.3
53% 18.4 MB/s
DQ Read 19.1
DQ Write 35.3
DQ Mixed 11.1
13% 21.9 MB/s
6GB free
Firmware: 4PC10362 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 106
Write 44.4
Mixed 59.7
15% 70 MB/s
4K Read 18
4K Write 33.9
4K Mixed 11.9
60% 21.3 MB/s
DQ Read 20.1
DQ Write 34.9
DQ Mixed 12.3
14% 22.4 MB/s
11GB free
Firmware: 4PC10362 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 41.6
Write 37.5
Mixed 53
10% 44 MB/s
4K Read 13.4
4K Write 28.5
4K Mixed 6.61
44% 16.2 MB/s
DQ Read 7.04
DQ Write 29.4
DQ Mixed 11.3
11% 15.9 MB/s
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Typical SSDSA2BT040G3 40GB Builds (Compare 2,772 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 48%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 32%
Sail boat

Motherboard: Dell OptiPlex 990

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 65% - Good Total price: $290

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