Average Bench: 72.8% (597th of 1058)

Based on 505 user benchmarks.  Model: SAMSUNG SSD SM841 mSATA 512GB

Good average bench

The Samsung SM841 mSATA 512GB averaged 27.2% 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 105MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 23.1MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung SM841 mSATA 512GB is 50.5%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Samsung SM841 mSATA 512GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Write Speed 252MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 282MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 505 samples)
Min Avg Max
334 Read 451 512
99.3 Write 252 410
169 Mixed 294 461
88.2 SusWrite 282 399
71.3% 320 MB/s
Min Avg Max
11.9 4K Read 23.1 31.4
24.4 4K Write 50.5 79.2
11.3 4K Mixed 24.5 38.2
93.1% 32.7 MB/s
Min Avg Max
19.1 DQ Read 253 382
51.9 DQ Write 198 291
11.9 DQ Mixed 105 168
111% 185 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
423GB free (System drive)
Firmware: DXM43D0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 348 377 375 358 400 395 MB/s
Read 432
Write 381
Mixed 295
SusWrite 375
83% 371 MB/s
4K Read 24.7
4K Write 50.9
4K Mixed 32.3
106% 36 MB/s
DQ Read 379
DQ Write 290
DQ Mixed 170
172% 280 MB/s
352GB free (System drive)
Firmware: DXM43D0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 371 363 332 354 333 348 MB/s
Read 438
Write 374
Mixed 286
SusWrite 350
81% 362 MB/s
4K Read 23.3
4K Write 55.4
4K Mixed 29
102% 35.9 MB/s
DQ Read 366
DQ Write 290
DQ Mixed 165
168% 274 MB/s
76GB free
Firmware: DXM44D0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 265 354 433 437 437 438 MB/s
Read 438
Write 104
Mixed 210
SusWrite 394
64% 286 MB/s
4K Read 24.6
4K Write 44.3
4K Mixed 30.4
100% 33.1 MB/s
DQ Read 219
DQ Write 166
DQ Mixed 115
107% 166 MB/s
439GB free (System drive)
Firmware: DXM43D0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 239 239 249 232 241 246 MB/s
Read 415
Write 253
Mixed 279
SusWrite 241
66% 297 MB/s
4K Read 26.2
4K Write 57.3
4K Mixed 32.8
112% 38.8 MB/s
DQ Read 378
DQ Write 279
DQ Mixed 156
163% 271 MB/s
289GB free (System drive)
Firmware: DXM43D0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 269 272 354 362 354 362 MB/s
Read 362
Write 335
Mixed 258
SusWrite 329
72% 321 MB/s
4K Read 16.9
4K Write 34.2
4K Mixed 22
72% 24.4 MB/s
DQ Read 370
DQ Write 285
DQ Mixed 158
164% 271 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 51,171,492 SSDs tested.

Typical SM841 mSATA 512GB Builds (Compare 617 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 XPS 15 9530

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