Average Bench: 79.2% (442nd of 1012)

Based on 2,254 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 20.8% 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 113MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 319MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung SM841 2.5" 7mm 128GB is 44%. 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 229MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 261MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 2,254 samples)
Min Avg Max
336 Read 425 484
114 Write 284 369
159 Mixed 229 286
96.8 SusWrite 261 357
66.9% 300 MB/s
Min Avg Max
15 4K Read 26.2 35.5
31.7 4K Write 63.6 109
20.4 4K Mixed 30.1 40.6
112% 39.9 MB/s
Min Avg Max
89.6 DQ Read 319 377
93.4 DQ Write 216 311
40.6 DQ Mixed 113 132
126% 216 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
71GB free
Firmware: DXM01D0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 355 356 358 351 354 354 MB/s
Read 483
Write 365
Mixed 285
SusWrite 355
83% 372 MB/s
4K Read 36.9
4K Write 119
4K Mixed 42.8
174% 66.3 MB/s
DQ Read 375
DQ Write 281
DQ Mixed 132
152% 263 MB/s
63GB free
Firmware: DXM01D0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 331 332 329 333 330 331 MB/s
Read 474
Write 331
Mixed 258
SusWrite 331
78% 349 MB/s
4K Read 31.7
4K Write 66.9
4K Mixed 33.3
126% 44 MB/s
DQ Read 339
DQ Write 276
DQ Mixed 111
137% 242 MB/s
74GB free (System drive)
Firmware: DXM02D0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 302 335 352 235 176 222 MB/s
Read 484
Write 320
Mixed 238
SusWrite 270
73% 328 MB/s
4K Read 32.7
4K Write 81
4K Mixed 37.6
141% 50.4 MB/s
DQ Read 361
DQ Write 186
DQ Mixed 121
130% 223 MB/s
28GB free (System drive)
Firmware: DXM02D0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 317 166 287 353 349 110 MB/s
Read 462
Write 271
Mixed 189
SusWrite 264
66% 296 MB/s
4K Read 26.4
4K Write 59.4
4K Mixed 30.8
111% 38.9 MB/s
DQ Read 370
DQ Write 109
DQ Mixed 110
115% 196 MB/s
32GB free (System drive)
Firmware: DXM01D0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 110 96 93 94 228 92 MB/s
Read 404
Write 132
Mixed 183
SusWrite 119
46% 210 MB/s
4K Read 27.3
4K Write 56.3
4K Mixed 28.9
108% 37.5 MB/s
DQ Read 256
DQ Write 107
DQ Mixed 105
98% 156 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 20,094,986 SSDs tested.

Typical SM841 2.5" 7mm 128GB Builds (Compare 17,149 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 54%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 28%
Raft

Motherboard: Dell OptiPlex 7010

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 82% - Excellent Total price: $96

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19 months 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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