Average Bench: 28.5% (898th of 956)

Based on 30 user benchmarks.  Model: INTEL SSDSA2BT040G3

Very poor average bench

The Intel SSDSA2BT040G3 40GB averaged 71.4% 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 17.2MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 31.3MB/s

Excellent consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel SSDSA2BT040G3 40GB is just 7.82%. 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 46.6MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 47.3MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 30 samples)
Min Avg Max
41.6 Read 173 194
37.5 Write 46.6 49.2
53 Mixed 67.3 76.7
46 SusWrite 47.3 48.7
18.3% 83.6 MB/s
Min Avg Max
10.4 4K Read 17.2 20.6
9.77 4K Write 31.3 36.7
6.61 4K Mixed 11 16
56.8% 19.8 MB/s
Min Avg Max
7.04 DQ Read 53.2 117
26.7 DQ Write 34.8 37.6
8.6 DQ Mixed 19.4 57.5
21.1% 35.8 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
17GB free
Firmware: 4PC10362
SusWrite @10s intervals: 47 49 49 49 49 49 MB/s
Read 194
Write 49.2
Mixed 71.8
SusWrite 48.7
20% 90.9 MB/s
4K Read 19.2
4K Write 35.5
4K Mixed 16
68% 23.6 MB/s
DQ Read 114
DQ Write 37.6
DQ Mixed 54
46% 68.4 MB/s
17GB free
Firmware: 4PC10362
SusWrite @10s intervals: 45 45 47 47 46 46 MB/s
Read 172
Write 45.6
Mixed 65.5
SusWrite 46
18% 82.4 MB/s
4K Read 17.5
4K Write 32.5
4K Mixed 15.3
63% 21.8 MB/s
DQ Read 115
DQ Write 37.2
DQ Mixed 57.5
47% 69.8 MB/s
37GB free
Firmware: 4PC1 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Read 186
Write 47.9
Mixed 73.7
22% 102 MB/s
4K Read 18.7
4K Write 34.8
4K Mixed 11.9
62% 21.8 MB/s
DQ Read 116
DQ Write 36
DQ Mixed 28.9
34% 60.3 MB/s
7GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 4PC10362 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
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
6GB free
Firmware: 4PC10362 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Read 185
Write 47.5
Mixed 56.9
21% 96.4 MB/s
4K Read 19.4
4K Write 36.7
4K Mixed 12.1
64% 22.7 MB/s
DQ Read 21.7
DQ Write 36.8
DQ Mixed 12.4
14% 23.6 MB/s
13GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 4PC10362 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
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
10GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 4PC10362 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Read 183
Write 48.9
Mixed 76.7
22% 103 MB/s
4K Read 19.9
4K Write 9.77
4K Mixed 9.12
47% 12.9 MB/s
DQ Read 19.9
DQ Write 35.3
DQ Mixed 11.6
13% 22.2 MB/s
4GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 4PC10362 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Read 181
Write 46.4
Mixed 72.7
22% 100 MB/s
4K Read 14.6
4K Write 30
4K Mixed 8.07
48% 17.6 MB/s
DQ Read 15.6
DQ Write 26.7
DQ Mixed 28.3
19% 23.6 MB/s
11GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 4PC10362 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
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 4,347 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 47%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 31%
Sail boat

Motherboard: Dell OptiPlex 990

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 64% - Good Total price: $281

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