Average Bench: 81.7% (408th of 1026)

Based on 581 user benchmarks.  Model: Samsung SSD 840 EVO 120GB mSATA

Very good average bench

The Samsung 840 Evo mSATA 120GB averaged just 18.3% 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 111MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 34.7MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung 840 Evo mSATA 120GB is 45.6%. 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 130MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 307MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 581 samples)
Min Avg Max
378 Read 462 499
280 Write 375 477
219 Mixed 307 354
57.4 SusWrite 130 172
71% 318 MB/s
Min Avg Max
22.3 4K Read 34.7 44.9
28.4 4K Write 66.3 110
12.7 4K Mixed 32.7 54.6
130% 44.6 MB/s
Min Avg Max
29.3 DQ Read 263 380
50.2 DQ Write 237 351
13.7 DQ Mixed 111 181
121% 204 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
70GB free
Firmware: EXT41B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 337 142 142 143 143 143 MB/s
Read 492
Write 476
Mixed 326
SusWrite 175
82% 367 MB/s
4K Read 38.2
4K Write 71.2
4K Mixed 43.8
152% 51.1 MB/s
DQ Read 376
DQ Write 342
DQ Mixed 173
181% 297 MB/s
93GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXT41B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 273 137 142 144 145 145 MB/s
Read 453
Write 428
Mixed 300
SusWrite 164
75% 336 MB/s
4K Read 38.4
4K Write 69.7
4K Mixed 44.4
152% 50.8 MB/s
DQ Read 361
DQ Write 323
DQ Mixed 176
178% 287 MB/s
94GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXT41B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 245 117 143 143 144 145 MB/s
Read 430
Write 427
Mixed 279
SusWrite 156
72% 323 MB/s
4K Read 32.3
4K Write 63.3
4K Mixed 39.5
133% 45 MB/s
DQ Read 329
DQ Write 287
DQ Mixed 175
168% 264 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 28,480,158 SSDs tested.

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Typical 840 Evo mSATA 120GB Builds (Compare 2,719 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 13%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 60%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 39%
Jet ski

Motherboard: MSI MS-16GF

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 9% - Terrible Total price: $61

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Excellent

7 months ago.

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


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