Average Bench: 94.1% (273rd of 1058)

Based on 671 user benchmarks.  Model: Samsung SSD 840 EVO 500GB mSATA

Excellent average bench

The Samsung 840 Evo mSATA 500GB averaged just 5.9% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Samsung 840 Evo mSATA 500GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 209MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 43.6MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung 840 Evo mSATA 500GB is 55.9%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Samsung 840 Evo mSATA 500GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 276MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 333MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 671 samples)
Min Avg Max
361 Read 449 503
215 Write 398 483
258 Mixed 333 398
108 SusWrite 276 383
81.6% 364 MB/s
Min Avg Max
20.1 4K Read 34.7 45
32.4 4K Write 74 112
21.2 4K Mixed 43.6 58.8
148% 50.8 MB/s
Min Avg Max
40.1 DQ Read 320 384
80.7 DQ Write 284 351
56.8 DQ Mixed 209 253
182% 271 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
252GB free
Firmware: EXT42B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 288 397 362 363 361 365 MB/s
Read 502
Write 408
Mixed 419
SusWrite 356
94% 421 MB/s
4K Read 41.3
4K Write 90.1
4K Mixed 53.1
178% 61.5 MB/s
DQ Read 375
DQ Write 333
DQ Mixed 244
213% 317 MB/s
428GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXT41B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 349 335 343 322 335 309 MB/s
Read 453
Write 410
Mixed 357
SusWrite 332
87% 388 MB/s
4K Read 41.8
4K Write 96.9
4K Mixed 50.3
179% 63 MB/s
DQ Read 344
DQ Write 324
DQ Mixed 231
202% 300 MB/s
421GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXT41B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 289 346 342 343 351 346 MB/s
Read 428
Write 367
Mixed 339
SusWrite 336
83% 368 MB/s
4K Read 35.2
4K Write 95.7
4K Mixed 55.4
175% 62.1 MB/s
DQ Read 353
DQ Write 295
DQ Mixed 225
195% 291 MB/s
410GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXT43B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 411 346 340 321 339 339 MB/s
Read 441
Write 422
Mixed 336
SusWrite 349
87% 387 MB/s
4K Read 29.4
4K Write 70.1
4K Mixed 45.5
140% 48.3 MB/s
DQ Read 381
DQ Write 341
DQ Mixed 244
215% 322 MB/s
231GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXT43B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 353 230 201 206 178 185 MB/s
Read 448
Write 433
Mixed 349
SusWrite 226
82% 364 MB/s
4K Read 25.4
4K Write 45.1
4K Mixed 31.1
102% 33.9 MB/s
DQ Read 328
DQ Write 307
DQ Mixed 246
204% 294 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 47,298,426 SSDs tested.

Typical 840 Evo mSATA 500GB Builds (Compare 3,826 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 8%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 63%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 7%
Tree trunk

System: Dell Precision M4800

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 61% - Good Total price: $400

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