Average Bench: 83.9% (407th of 1053)

Based on 596 user benchmarks.  Model: Samsung SSD 840 EVO 120GB mSATA

Very good average bench

The Samsung 840 Evo mSATA 120GB averaged just 16.0% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Samsung 840 Evo mSATA 120GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 146MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 34.9MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung 840 Evo mSATA 120GB is 46.3%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Samsung 840 Evo mSATA 120GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 129MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 302MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 596 samples)
Min Avg Max
375 Read 454 501
297 Write 399 482
241 Mixed 302 363
57.5 SusWrite 129 172
71.7% 321 MB/s
Min Avg Max
23.1 4K Read 34.9 44.7
31.2 4K Write 72.3 112
14.8 4K Mixed 39 54.8
141% 48.7 MB/s
Min Avg Max
35.7 DQ Read 314 380
64.9 DQ Write 284 352
18 DQ Mixed 146 182
151% 248 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
41GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXT43B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 246 108 99 93 91 87 MB/s
Read 472
Write 426
Mixed 315
SusWrite 121
74% 333 MB/s
4K Read 39.7
4K Write 79
4K Mixed 46.3
161% 55 MB/s
DQ Read 376
DQ Write 346
DQ Mixed 180
184% 300 MB/s
76GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXT41B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 246 145 145 143 143 144 MB/s
Read 453
Write 431
Mixed 278
SusWrite 161
74% 331 MB/s
4K Read 35.1
4K Write 75.6
4K Mixed 43.8
149% 51.5 MB/s
DQ Read 376
DQ Write 349
DQ Mixed 168
180% 298 MB/s
31GB free
Firmware: EXT42B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 288 158 127 134 118 109 MB/s
Read 413
Write 311
Mixed 315
SusWrite 156
67% 299 MB/s
4K Read 30.5
4K Write 52
4K Mixed 39.4
124% 40.6 MB/s
DQ Read 334
DQ Write 300
DQ Mixed 168
167% 267 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 40,046,042 SSDs tested.

 Prices

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Typical 840 Evo mSATA 120GB Builds (Compare 30,758 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 2%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 65%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 2%
Tree trunk

Disqualified System: bin bin

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 62% - Good Total price: $359

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 Comments

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Excellent

15 months ago.

Ok it's old but still work and lot faster than a HDD :)


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