Average Bench: 82% (419th of 1040)

Based on 787 user benchmarks.  Models: SAMSUNG SSD SM841 mSATA 256GB, SAMSUNG SSD SM841 SED mSATA 256GB, SAMSUNG SSD SM841 mSATA, SAMSUNG SSD SM841 SED mS

Very good average bench

The Samsung SM841 mSATA 256GB averaged just 18.0% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Samsung SM841 mSATA 256GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 127MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 337MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung SM841 mSATA 256GB is 48.8%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Samsung SM841 mSATA 256GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 249MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 274MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 787 samples)
Min Avg Max
336 Read 429 502
127 Write 274 399
201 Mixed 249 299
102 SusWrite 291 404
69.4% 311 MB/s
Min Avg Max
11.9 4K Read 26.1 35.6
26.4 4K Write 63.5 109
17.1 4K Mixed 31.2 42.6
113% 40.2 MB/s
Min Avg Max
218 DQ Read 337 381
95.1 DQ Write 214 291
89.8 DQ Mixed 127 146
135% 226 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
129GB free
Firmware: DXM44D6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 349 267 257 259 255 256 MB/s
Read 479
Write 332
Mixed 287
SusWrite 274
77% 343 MB/s
4K Read 32.1
4K Write 90.2
4K Mixed 40.3
148% 54.2 MB/s
DQ Read 381
DQ Write 268
DQ Mixed 142
155% 263 MB/s
122GB free
Firmware: DXM44D0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 430 430 432 431 430 426 MB/s
Read 475
Write 357
Mixed 276
SusWrite 430
86% 384 MB/s
4K Read 24.8
4K Write 44.5
4K Mixed 28.8
98% 32.7 MB/s
DQ Read 216
DQ Write 184
DQ Mixed 117
110% 172 MB/s
122GB free
Firmware: DXM44D0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 375 395 408 400 393 409 MB/s
Read 477
Write 365
Mixed 286
SusWrite 397
85% 381 MB/s
4K Read 24.5
4K Write 43.8
4K Mixed 29.4
98% 32.6 MB/s
DQ Read 217
DQ Write 181
DQ Mixed 111
107% 169 MB/s
209GB free (System drive)
Firmware: DXM43D0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 152 146 148 163 163 183 MB/s
Read 376
Write 217
Mixed 232
SusWrite 159
55% 246 MB/s
4K Read 25.3
4K Write 33.3
4K Mixed 22.8
85% 27.1 MB/s
DQ Read 378
DQ Write 218
DQ Mixed 135
144% 244 MB/s
97GB free (System drive)
Firmware: DXM44D6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 170 175 177 152 152 182 MB/s
Read 333
Write 184
Mixed 192
SusWrite 168
49% 219 MB/s
4K Read 14.1
4K Write 64.8
4K Mixed 18.2
79% 32.4 MB/s
DQ Read 366
DQ Write 153
DQ Mixed 81
107% 200 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 32,763,914 SSDs tested.

Typical SM841 mSATA 256GB Builds (Compare 1,616 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 5%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 54%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 4%
Tree trunk

System: Dell Latitude E7440

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