Average Bench: 73.6% (524th of 1011)

Based on 430 user benchmarks.  Model: SAMSUNG SSD SM841N 2.5 7mm 128GB

Good average bench

The Samsung SM841N 2.5 7mm 128GB averaged 26.4% 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 89.7MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 25.5MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung SM841N 2.5 7mm 128GB is 46.5%. 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 246MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 251MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 430 samples)
Min Avg Max
329 Read 439 510
108 Write 251 396
157 Mixed 246 355
100 SusWrite 268 382
67.1% 301 MB/s
Min Avg Max
13.9 4K Read 25.5 34.1
31.5 4K Write 62.9 104
11.9 4K Mixed 25.8 39.6
105% 38.1 MB/s
Min Avg Max
21.8 DQ Read 242 372
52.7 DQ Write 150 284
13.6 DQ Mixed 89.7 149
95.4% 160 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
99GB free (System drive)
Firmware: DXM03D0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 361 389 388 384 387 384 MB/s
Read 460
Write 344
Mixed 240
SusWrite 382
80% 356 MB/s
4K Read 35.7
4K Write 87
4K Mixed 40.1
152% 54.3 MB/s
DQ Read 365
DQ Write 152
DQ Mixed 132
131% 216 MB/s
99GB free (System drive)
Firmware: DXM03D0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 306 320 319 316 317 305 MB/s
Read 489
Write 296
Mixed 241
SusWrite 314
75% 335 MB/s
4K Read 35.3
4K Write 87.6
4K Mixed 39.7
151% 54.2 MB/s
DQ Read 365
DQ Write 169
DQ Mixed 133
134% 222 MB/s
87GB free (System drive)
Firmware: DXM03D0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 196 337 384 381 384 379 MB/s
Read 433
Write 310
Mixed 244
SusWrite 343
74% 332 MB/s
4K Read 27.4
4K Write 84.1
4K Mixed 38.6
136% 50 MB/s
DQ Read 367
DQ Write 204
DQ Mixed 142
144% 238 MB/s
67GB free (System drive)
Firmware: DXM03D0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 228 344 391 402 397 399 MB/s
Read 467
Write 395
Mixed 288
SusWrite 360
85% 378 MB/s
4K Read 25.3
4K Write 49
4K Mixed 30.8
104% 35 MB/s
DQ Read 371
DQ Write 277
DQ Mixed 155
162% 268 MB/s
29GB free (System drive)
Firmware: DXM03D0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 271 181 123 113 111 105 MB/s
Read 453
Write 270
Mixed 232
SusWrite 150
61% 276 MB/s
4K Read 21.8
4K Write 41.5
4K Mixed 26.4
89% 29.9 MB/s
DQ Read 358
DQ Write 136
DQ Mixed 131
128% 208 MB/s
50GB free (System drive)
Firmware: DXM03D0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 155 158 316 299 301 310 MB/s
Read 330
Write 42.1
Mixed 142
SusWrite 257
43% 193 MB/s
4K Read 19.1
4K Write 45.3
4K Mixed 25.8
86% 30.1 MB/s
DQ Read 299
DQ Write 104
DQ Mixed 23.9
64% 142 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 16,913,288 SSDs tested.

Typical SM841N 2.5 7mm 128GB Builds (Compare 8,472 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 14%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 60%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 36%
Jet ski

Motherboard: Dell OptiPlex 9020

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 63% - Good Total price: $335

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