Average Bench: 77.3% (499th of 1040)

Based on 3,167 user benchmarks.  Models: SAMSUNG SSD SM841 2.5" 7mm 128GB, SAMSUNG SSD SM841 2.5" 7, SAMSUNG SSD SM841N 2.5 7, SAMSUNG SSD SM841 2.

Good average bench

The Samsung SM841 2.5" 7mm 128GB averaged 22.7% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Samsung SM841 2.5" 7mm 128GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 109MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 26.2MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung SM841 2.5" 7mm 128GB is 44.1%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Samsung SM841 2.5" 7mm 128GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 221MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 248MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 3,167 samples)
Min Avg Max
328 Read 419 486
111 Write 267 365
155 Mixed 221 282
91.8 SusWrite 248 356
64.4% 289 MB/s
Min Avg Max
14.3 4K Read 26.2 34.9
28 4K Write 63.3 103
18.6 4K Mixed 29.5 39
111% 39.7 MB/s
Min Avg Max
104 DQ Read 316 376
84.1 DQ Write 192 312
40.4 DQ Mixed 109 129
120% 205 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
51GB free (System drive)
Firmware: DXM01D0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 196 214 231 207 189 190 MB/s
Read 470
Write 299
Mixed 231
SusWrite 204
67% 301 MB/s
4K Read 35.2
4K Write 104
4K Mixed 39.1
158% 59.3 MB/s
DQ Read 369
DQ Write 247
DQ Mixed 123
142% 246 MB/s
55GB free (System drive)
Firmware: DXM01D0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 299 333 331 345 340 340 MB/s
Read 402
Write 202
Mixed 214
SusWrite 331
64% 287 MB/s
4K Read 21.2
4K Write 43.3
4K Mixed 27
90% 30.5 MB/s
DQ Read 373
DQ Write 187
DQ Mixed 120
132% 227 MB/s
35GB free (System drive)
Firmware: DXM01D0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 218 160 151 162 135 123 MB/s
Read 411
Write 214
Mixed 202
SusWrite 158
54% 246 MB/s
4K Read 25.3
4K Write 87.2
4K Mixed 30.4
123% 47.6 MB/s
DQ Read 361
DQ Write 133
DQ Mixed 113
119% 202 MB/s
84GB free (System drive)
Firmware: DXM01D0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 130 168 188 192 192 192 MB/s
Read 355
Write 345
Mixed 251
SusWrite 177
63% 282 MB/s
4K Read 25.4
4K Write 46.1
4K Mixed 28.6
100% 33.4 MB/s
DQ Read 219
DQ Write 195
DQ Mixed 101
105% 172 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 33,296,794 SSDs tested.

Typical SM841 2.5" 7mm 128GB Builds (Compare 10,175 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 7%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 64%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 6%
Tree trunk

Motherboard: Dell OptiPlex 7010

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 101% - Outstanding Total price: $79

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2 years ago.

Fast, cheap, and it has some decent storage (but a little cramped) at least it teaches you about saving space!


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