Average Bench: 78.7% (450th of 1012)

Based on 525 user benchmarks.  Model: Samsung SSD 840 EVO 120GB mSATA

Good average bench

The Samsung 840 Evo mSATA 120GB averaged 21.3% 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 Random Read Speed 34.3MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 79.3MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung 840 Evo mSATA 120GB is 41.5%. 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 125MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 313MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 525 samples)
Min Avg Max
392 Read 469 498
269 Write 354 465
218 Mixed 313 348
55.1 SusWrite 125 172
70.2% 315 MB/s
Min Avg Max
21.1 4K Read 34.3 44.1
24.5 4K Write 59.9 106
11.5 4K Mixed 26.2 52.2
117% 40.1 MB/s
Min Avg Max
27.2 DQ Read 219 379
36.3 DQ Write 195 350
11.2 DQ Mixed 79.3 179
94.4% 164 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
51GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXT43B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 256 75 66 71 67 62 MB/s
Read 504
Write 491
Mixed 319
SusWrite 99.4
79% 354 MB/s
4K Read 46
4K Write 112
4K Mixed 55.7
200% 71.2 MB/s
DQ Read 379
DQ Write 343
DQ Mixed 184
186% 302 MB/s
38GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXT41B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 194 31 31 30 27 28 MB/s
Read 486
Write 466
Mixed 304
SusWrite 56.9
73% 328 MB/s
4K Read 40.4
4K Write 87.8
4K Mixed 48.1
169% 58.8 MB/s
DQ Read 378
DQ Write 356
DQ Mixed 170
182% 302 MB/s
60GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXT43B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 154 60 59 57 56 62 MB/s
Read 468
Write 458
Mixed 300
SusWrite 74.6
72% 325 MB/s
4K Read 36.6
4K Write 82.4
4K Mixed 45.1
157% 54.7 MB/s
DQ Read 373
DQ Write 342
DQ Mixed 177
182% 298 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 20,094,986 SSDs tested.

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Typical 840 Evo mSATA 120GB Builds (Compare 2,197 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 13%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 50%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 30%
Sail boat

Motherboard: MSI MS-16GF

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 8% - Terrible Total price: $61

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Excellent

9 days ago.

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


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