Average Bench: 55% (576th of 859)

Based on 209 user benchmarks.  Models: SAMSUNG SSD PM841 2.5" 7, SAMSUNG SSD PM841 2.5", SAMSUNG SSD PM841 2.5" 7mm 256GB

Average average bench

The Samsung PM841 2.5" 256GB averaged 44.9% 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 21MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 446MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung PM841 2.5" 256GB is 35.1%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Samsung PM841 2.5" 256GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 22.2MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 157MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 209 samples)
Min Avg Max
315 Read 446 511
41.7 Write 159 248
71 Mixed 157 261
55.2% 254 MB/s
Min Avg Max
12.1 4K Read 21 28.6
22.4 4K Write 48.6 91.6
7.29 4K Mixed 10.4 12.8
70.9% 26.7 MB/s
Min Avg Max
18.7 DQ Read 200 367
37.2 DQ Write 117 213
8.32 DQ Mixed 22.2 31.4
53.1% 113 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
208GB free
Firmware: DXT03D0Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 497
Write 248
Mixed 174
67% 306 MB/s
4K Read 25.5
4K Write 96.5
4K Mixed 11.6
105% 44.5 MB/s
DQ Read 324
DQ Write 220
DQ Mixed 27.9
87% 191 MB/s
176GB free
Firmware: DXT03D0Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 477
Write 221
Mixed 197
65% 298 MB/s
4K Read 21.3
4K Write 31.2
4K Mixed 6.27
57% 19.6 MB/s
DQ Read 149
DQ Write 76.1
DQ Mixed 30
44% 85.1 MB/s
214GB free
Firmware: DXT03D0Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 491
Write 142
Mixed 202
60% 278 MB/s
4K Read 18.4
4K Write 30.1
4K Mixed 9.12
56% 19.2 MB/s
DQ Read 19.4
DQ Write 89
DQ Mixed 9.25
20% 39.2 MB/s
1GB free
Firmware: DXT0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 368
Write 37.7
Mixed 47.7
32% 151 MB/s
4K Read 25.3
4K Write 32.8
4K Mixed 10.6
69% 22.9 MB/s
DQ Read 254
DQ Write 38.1
DQ Mixed 24.7
49% 106 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 4,139,020 SSDs tested.

Typical PM841 2.5" 256GB Builds (Compare 1,604 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 13%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 41%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 23%
Surfboard

System: Dell Latitude E6430

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 49% - Average Total price: $199

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