Average Bench: 29.1% (904th of 964)

Based on 36 user benchmarks.  Model: INTEL SSDSA2BT040G3

Very poor average bench

The Intel SSDSA2BT040G3 40GB averaged 70.9% 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 31.4MB/s

Excellent consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel SSDSA2BT040G3 40GB is just 8.69%. This is an extremely narrow range which indicates that the Intel SSDSA2BT040G3 40GB performs superbly consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 42.1MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 46.8MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 36 samples)
Min Avg Max
41.6 Read 175 194
37.5 Write 46.8 49.2
53 Mixed 67.4 76.7
27.5 SusWrite 42.1 48.7
18.1% 82.7 MB/s
Min Avg Max
10.4 4K Read 17.2 20.8
9.77 4K Write 31.4 36.7
6.61 4K Mixed 11.7 17.5
57.7% 20.1 MB/s
Min Avg Max
7.04 DQ Read 60.6 117
26.7 DQ Write 35.2 37.8
8.6 DQ Mixed 23.4 57.5
24% 39.7 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
5GB free
Firmware: 4PC10362
SusWrite @10s intervals: 26 25 40 24 24 25 MB/s
Read 166
Write 48.3
Mixed 66.5
SusWrite 27.5
17% 77.2 MB/s
4K Read 19.5
4K Write 35.6
4K Mixed 17
70% 24 MB/s
DQ Read 112
DQ Write 35.3
DQ Mixed 24.3
31% 57.4 MB/s
10GB free
Firmware: 4PC10362
SusWrite @10s intervals: 46 47 47 48 48 48 MB/s
Read 183
Write 48.5
Mixed 69.7
SusWrite 47.2
19% 87.1 MB/s
4K Read 13.7
4K Write 25.3
4K Mixed 13.8
52% 17.6 MB/s
DQ Read 114
DQ Write 37.8
DQ Mixed 56.6
47% 69.6 MB/s
5GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 4PC1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 46 44 40 30 26 19 MB/s
Read 185
Write 48.3
Mixed 71.3
SusWrite 34.2
18% 84.8 MB/s
4K Read 14
4K Write 32.2
4K Mixed 10.9
52% 19 MB/s
DQ Read 111
DQ Write 37.4
DQ Mixed 53.9
45% 67.4 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 9,689,415 SSDs tested.

Typical SSDSA2BT040G3 40GB Builds (Compare 4,636 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: 58% - Above average Total price: $350

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