Average Bench: 87.8% (304th of 1016)

Based on 1,121 user benchmarks.  Model: Samsung SSD 840 EVO 250GB mSATA

Very good average bench

The Samsung 840 Evo mSATA 250GB averaged just 12.2% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Samsung 840 Evo mSATA 250GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 185MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 34.8MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung 840 Evo mSATA 250GB is 55.2%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Samsung 840 Evo mSATA 250GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 184MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 330MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,121 samples)
Min Avg Max
366 Read 455 502
227 Write 395 483
186 Mixed 330 388
55.8 SusWrite 184 289
76.2% 341 MB/s
Min Avg Max
20 4K Read 34.8 45.3
33.3 4K Write 72.6 114
18 4K Mixed 40.6 57
143% 49.3 MB/s
Min Avg Max
40.5 DQ Read 320 382
76.2 DQ Write 287 352
39.9 DQ Mixed 185 236
171% 264 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
205GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXT42B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 229 258 271 271 270 271 MB/s
Read 483
Write 459
Mixed 404
SusWrite 262
90% 402 MB/s
4K Read 38.7
4K Write 82.6
4K Mixed 42.9
157% 54.7 MB/s
DQ Read 307
DQ Write 295
DQ Mixed 226
190% 276 MB/s
151GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXT41B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 308 266 270 276 271 259 MB/s
Read 447
Write 429
Mixed 335
SusWrite 275
83% 371 MB/s
4K Read 30.5
4K Write 70.2
4K Mixed 40.7
136% 47.1 MB/s
DQ Read 381
DQ Write 342
DQ Mixed 233
210% 318 MB/s
99GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXT41B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 264 205 167 80 73 70 MB/s
Read 462
Write 446
Mixed 354
SusWrite 143
79% 351 MB/s
4K Read 34.7
4K Write 73.7
4K Mixed 42.6
146% 50.3 MB/s
DQ Read 364
DQ Write 330
DQ Mixed 226
203% 307 MB/s
146GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXT41B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 343 242 269 272 275 275 MB/s
Read 453
Write 426
Mixed 326
SusWrite 280
83% 371 MB/s
4K Read 27
4K Write 59.1
4K Mixed 32.2
113% 39.4 MB/s
DQ Read 356
DQ Write 318
DQ Mixed 222
198% 299 MB/s
99GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXT41B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 215 73 74 72 75 69 MB/s
Read 465
Write 398
Mixed 368
SusWrite 96.3
74% 332 MB/s
4K Read 33.9
4K Write 71.1
4K Mixed 42.1
143% 49 MB/s
DQ Read 379
DQ Write 339
DQ Mixed 235
210% 318 MB/s
58GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXT42B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 158 46 44 48 50 51 MB/s
Read 452
Write 430
Mixed 339
SusWrite 66.3
72% 322 MB/s
4K Read 29.2
4K Write 56.4
4K Mixed 37.7
122% 41.1 MB/s
DQ Read 361
DQ Write 283
DQ Mixed 229
196% 291 MB/s
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Typical 840 Evo mSATA 250GB Builds (Compare 2,278 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 13%
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Desktop
Desktop 52%
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Workstation
Workstation 31%
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Motherboard: MSI MS-16GF

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 5% - Terrible Total price: $299

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