Average Bench: 80.9% (456th of 1058)

Based on 2,265 user benchmarks.  Models: SAMSUNG SSD SM841 2.5" 7mm 256GB, SAMSUNG SSD SM841 2.5" 7

Very good average bench

The Samsung SM841 2.5" 7mm 256GB averaged just 19.0% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Samsung SM841 2.5" 7mm 256GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 128MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 335MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung SM841 2.5" 7mm 256GB is 53.4%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Samsung SM841 2.5" 7mm 256GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 255MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 279MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 2,265 samples)
Min Avg Max
307 Read 427 504
118 Write 296 451
190 Mixed 255 319
92.4 SusWrite 279 442
70.2% 314 MB/s
Min Avg Max
12.5 4K Read 25.4 35.4
27 4K Write 61.6 107
16.4 4K Mixed 31.1 43.2
111% 39.4 MB/s
Min Avg Max
166 DQ Read 335 385
100 DQ Write 231 321
91 DQ Mixed 128 148
138% 232 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
84GB free (System drive)
Firmware: DXM01D0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 218 205 199 181 176 159 MB/s
Read 509
Write 320
Mixed 277
SusWrite 190
72% 324 MB/s
4K Read 32.2
4K Write 81.7
4K Mixed 39.6
143% 51.2 MB/s
DQ Read 378
DQ Write 241
DQ Mixed 139
149% 252 MB/s
183GB free (System drive)
Firmware: DXM01D0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 299 354 362 309 364 315 MB/s
Read 436
Write 360
Mixed 254
SusWrite 334
78% 346 MB/s
4K Read 23.9
4K Write 51.1
4K Mixed 30.6
102% 35.2 MB/s
DQ Read 375
DQ Write 257
DQ Mixed 140
152% 257 MB/s
24GB free (System drive)
Firmware: DXM01D0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 190 240 183 176 127 243 MB/s
Read 358
Write 143
Mixed 213
SusWrite 193
50% 227 MB/s
4K Read 22.5
4K Write 52
4K Mixed 30.1
100% 34.9 MB/s
DQ Read 342
DQ Write 189
DQ Mixed 134
135% 222 MB/s
56GB free
Firmware: DXM01D0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 349 362 353 335 337 355 MB/s
Read 398
Write 337
Mixed 294
SusWrite 348
77% 344 MB/s
4K Read 14.2
4K Write 18.2
4K Mixed 15.3
51% 15.9 MB/s
DQ Read 115
DQ Write 80.8
DQ Mixed 102
75% 99.3 MB/s
56GB free
Firmware: DXM01D0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 345 348 349 377 371 374 MB/s
Read 313
Write 374
Mixed 258
SusWrite 361
74% 326 MB/s
4K Read 10.9
4K Write 18.3
4K Mixed 13.1
43% 14.1 MB/s
DQ Read 119
DQ Write 84.7
DQ Mixed 106
78% 103 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 47,076,397 SSDs tested.

Typical SM841 2.5" 7mm 256GB Builds (Compare 3,001 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 7%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 55%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 6%
Tree trunk

System: Dell Latitude E6430

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