Average Bench: 77.7% (472nd of 1016)

Based on 534 user benchmarks.  Model: SAMSUNG SSD SM841N 2.5 7mm 128GB

Good average bench

The Samsung SM841N 2.5 7mm 128GB averaged 22.3% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Samsung SM841N 2.5 7mm 128GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 118MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 25.9MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung SM841N 2.5 7mm 128GB is 42.1%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Samsung SM841N 2.5 7mm 128GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 234MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 261MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 534 samples)
Min Avg Max
327 Read 418 493
114 Write 261 387
171 Mixed 234 303
95.4 SusWrite 268 384
65.9% 295 MB/s
Min Avg Max
14.9 4K Read 25.9 34.4
32.6 4K Write 63.9 104
17.3 4K Mixed 30.2 39.9
112% 40 MB/s
Min Avg Max
32.7 DQ Read 301 372
91.2 DQ Write 165 285
35.9 DQ Mixed 118 152
118% 195 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
28GB free (System drive)
Firmware: DXM03D0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 179 317 174 207 346 345 MB/s
Read 356
Write 121
Mixed 188
SusWrite 261
52% 232 MB/s
4K Read 17.5
4K Write 35.4
4K Mixed 22.6
74% 25.2 MB/s
DQ Read 313
DQ Write 108
DQ Mixed 118
112% 180 MB/s
12GB free (System drive)
Firmware: DXM03D0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 96 84 84 72 74 77 MB/s
Read 343
Write 118
Mixed 170
SusWrite 81.3
39% 178 MB/s
4K Read 23.5
4K Write 48.8
4K Mixed 26.5
95% 32.9 MB/s
DQ Read 237
DQ Write 98.4
DQ Mixed 100
92% 145 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 21,455,080 SSDs tested.

Typical SM841N 2.5 7mm 128GB Builds (Compare 11,265 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 13%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 60%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 36%
Jet ski

Motherboard: Dell OptiPlex 9020

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 65% - Good Total price: $339

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