Average Bench: 72.7% (594th of 1058)

Based on 347 user benchmarks.  Models: SAMSUNG SSD SM841N mSATA, SAMSUNG SSD SM841N mSATA 512GB

Good average bench

The Samsung SM841N mSATA 512GB averaged 27.3% 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-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 119MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 23.3MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung SM841N mSATA 512GB is 48.8%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Samsung SM841N mSATA 512GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Write Speed 227MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 262MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 347 samples)
Min Avg Max
321 Read 443 515
97.4 Write 227 404
178 Mixed 296 462
81.4 SusWrite 262 393
68.4% 307 MB/s
Min Avg Max
12.4 4K Read 23.3 31.1
21.6 4K Write 52.2 82.7
11.9 4K Mixed 25.5 39.1
95.6% 33.7 MB/s
Min Avg Max
20.6 DQ Read 271 382
57 DQ Write 204 292
13.7 DQ Mixed 119 190
121% 198 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
429GB free (System drive)
Firmware: DXM45D0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 353 370 345 353 339 345 MB/s
Read 421
Write 304
Mixed 294
SusWrite 351
77% 343 MB/s
4K Read 18.5
4K Write 51.3
4K Mixed 31.2
95% 33.7 MB/s
DQ Read 371
DQ Write 287
DQ Mixed 186
178% 281 MB/s
438GB free (System drive)
Firmware: DXM45D0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 350 346 333 344 349 321 MB/s
Read 375
Write 308
Mixed 284
SusWrite 341
74% 327 MB/s
4K Read 12.8
4K Write 44.9
4K Mixed 16.9
65% 24.9 MB/s
DQ Read 355
DQ Write 288
DQ Mixed 179
173% 274 MB/s
13GB free (System drive)
Firmware: DXM45D0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 180 99 77 41 30 24 MB/s
Read 411
Write 161
Mixed 260
SusWrite 75.2
50% 227 MB/s
4K Read 25.7
4K Write 48.8
4K Mixed 30.9
104% 35.1 MB/s
DQ Read 376
DQ Write 258
DQ Mixed 172
168% 269 MB/s
59GB free (System drive)
Firmware: DXM45D0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 124 78 74 77 75 84 MB/s
Read 310
Write 132
Mixed 194
SusWrite 85.1
40% 180 MB/s
4K Read 23.9
4K Write 47.3
4K Mixed 28.9
98% 33.4 MB/s
DQ Read 381
DQ Write 156
DQ Mixed 157
146% 231 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 47,231,203 SSDs tested.

Typical SM841N mSATA 512GB Builds (Compare 824 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 7%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 57%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 7%
Tree trunk

System: Dell Precision M3800

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