Average Bench: 81.6% (409th of 1026)

Based on 764 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 18.4% 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 126MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 332MB/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 248MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 270MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 764 samples)
Min Avg Max
341 Read 429 502
125 Write 270 405
198 Mixed 248 304
97.3 SusWrite 287 403
68.9% 308 MB/s
Min Avg Max
12 4K Read 26.1 35.6
28.5 4K Write 63.3 108
17.8 4K Mixed 31.3 42.6
113% 40.2 MB/s
Min Avg Max
183 DQ Read 332 382
91.3 DQ Write 214 291
85.8 DQ Mixed 126 147
134% 224 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
212GB free (System drive)
Firmware: DXM44D6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 351 376 373 373 378 381 MB/s
Read 426
Write 355
Mixed 272
SusWrite 372
80% 356 MB/s
4K Read 27.1
4K Write 55.6
4K Mixed 32.9
113% 38.5 MB/s
DQ Read 374
DQ Write 259
DQ Mixed 142
153% 258 MB/s
213GB free (System drive)
Firmware: DXM43D0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 233 238 317 333 286 369 MB/s
Read 436
Write 234
Mixed 242
SusWrite 296
67% 302 MB/s
4K Read 26.6
4K Write 80.2
4K Mixed 28
119% 44.9 MB/s
DQ Read 288
DQ Write 230
DQ Mixed 123
129% 214 MB/s
74GB free
Firmware: DXM44D6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 141 186 182 192 192 193 MB/s
Read 433
Write 198
Mixed 239
SusWrite 181
58% 263 MB/s
4K Read 29.1
4K Write 75.6
4K Mixed 40.3
136% 48.3 MB/s
DQ Read 381
DQ Write 158
DQ Mixed 124
130% 221 MB/s
83GB free (System drive)
Firmware: DXM44D6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 210 145 225 293 314 357 MB/s
Read 359
Write 161
Mixed 228
SusWrite 257
56% 251 MB/s
4K Read 25
4K Write 65.2
4K Mixed 32.8
114% 41 MB/s
DQ Read 346
DQ Write 188
DQ Mixed 134
135% 223 MB/s
117GB free (System drive)
Firmware: DXM44D6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 163 161 156 166 140 162 MB/s
Read 433
Write 305
Mixed 246
SusWrite 158
64% 285 MB/s
4K Read 26.7
4K Write 51.8
4K Mixed 32.4
109% 37 MB/s
DQ Read 379
DQ Write 233
DQ Mixed 135
146% 249 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 28,474,557 SSDs tested.

Typical SM841 mSATA 256GB Builds (Compare 5,639 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 54%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 32%
Sail boat

System: Dell Latitude E7440

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