Average Bench: 79.6% (477th of 1058)

Based on 895 user benchmarks.  Models: SAMSUNG SSD SM841 mSATA 256GB, SAMSUNG SSD SM841 SED mSATA 256GB, SAMSUNG SSD SM841 mSATA, SAMSUNG SSD SM841 SED mS

Good average bench

The Samsung SM841 mSATA 256GB averaged 20.4% 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 341MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung SM841 mSATA 256GB is 47.3%. 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 244MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 271MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 895 samples)
Min Avg Max
311 Read 422 498
118 Write 271 399
192 Mixed 244 298
98.6 SusWrite 274 402
67.6% 303 MB/s
Min Avg Max
12 4K Read 25.2 34.9
27.8 4K Write 60.2 104
15.8 4K Mixed 30.4 41.4
109% 38.6 MB/s
Min Avg Max
215 DQ Read 341 382
106 DQ Write 219 291
91.9 DQ Mixed 127 144
136% 229 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
86GB free
Firmware: DXM44D0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 442 449 448 307 437 449 MB/s
Read 495
Write 277
Mixed 264
SusWrite 422
82% 365 MB/s
4K Read 31
4K Write 76.1
4K Mixed 38.9
137% 48.7 MB/s
DQ Read 219
DQ Write 178
DQ Mixed 111
107% 169 MB/s
90GB free
Firmware: DXM44D6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 312 358 387 364 359 376 MB/s
Read 434
Write 227
Mixed 226
SusWrite 359
70% 312 MB/s
4K Read 25.4
4K Write 53.8
4K Mixed 34.9
112% 38 MB/s
DQ Read 375
DQ Write 210
DQ Mixed 77.2
115% 221 MB/s
173GB free
Firmware: DXM43D0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 393 394 392 394 392 395 MB/s
Read 468
Write 352
Mixed 318
SusWrite 393
86% 383 MB/s
4K Read 26.7
4K Write 52
4K Mixed 28.6
105% 35.8 MB/s
DQ Read 222
DQ Write 292
DQ Mixed 102
120% 205 MB/s
90GB free
Firmware: DXM44D6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 369 368 365 134 123 307 MB/s
Read 465
Write 230
Mixed 255
SusWrite 278
68% 307 MB/s
4K Read 26.9
4K Write 56.2
4K Mixed 34.2
114% 39.1 MB/s
DQ Read 364
DQ Write 234
DQ Mixed 138
146% 245 MB/s
137GB free (System drive)
Firmware: DXM44D6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 164 194 187 205 197 299 MB/s
Read 449
Write 210
Mixed 218
SusWrite 208
60% 271 MB/s
4K Read 28
4K Write 77.2
4K Mixed 37.7
132% 47.6 MB/s
DQ Read 338
DQ Write 213
DQ Mixed 138
140% 230 MB/s
223GB free
Firmware: DXM43D0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 290 221 196 203 215 218 MB/s
Read 420
Write 229
Mixed 249
SusWrite 224
62% 280 MB/s
4K Read 21.2
4K Write 64.3
4K Mixed 21.5
94% 35.7 MB/s
DQ Read 278
DQ Write 264
DQ Mixed 121
132% 221 MB/s
46GB free (System drive)
Firmware: DXM44D6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 105 97 94 102 96 101 MB/s
Read 337
Write 184
Mixed 213
SusWrite 99
46% 208 MB/s
4K Read 12.7
4K Write 41.5
4K Mixed 21.1
68% 25.1 MB/s
DQ Read 371
DQ Write 164
DQ Mixed 118
127% 218 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 47,299,528 SSDs tested.

Typical SM841 mSATA 256GB Builds (Compare 3,122 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 5%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 53%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 4%
Tree trunk

System: Dell Latitude E7440

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