Average Bench: 76.9% (523rd of 1058)

Based on 4,125 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 23.1% 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 110MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 26.5MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung SM841 2.5" 7mm 128GB is 46%. 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 217MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 238MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 4,125 samples)
Min Avg Max
305 Read 411 486
113 Write 261 365
148 Mixed 217 281
86.9 SusWrite 238 354
62.8% 282 MB/s
Min Avg Max
14.9 4K Read 26.5 35.4
30.7 4K Write 64.8 103
18.5 4K Mixed 29.7 39.2
112% 40.3 MB/s
Min Avg Max
96.5 DQ Read 322 376
87.6 DQ Write 192 309
59.1 DQ Mixed 110 130
121% 208 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
78GB free (System drive)
Firmware: DXM01D0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 332 342 347 348 357 348 MB/s
Read 472
Write 360
Mixed 273
SusWrite 346
81% 363 MB/s
4K Read 27.8
4K Write 98.8
4K Mixed 31.1
134% 52.6 MB/s
DQ Read 381
DQ Write 304
DQ Mixed 130
155% 272 MB/s
91GB free (System drive)
Firmware: DXM01D0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 325 321 322 329 309 310 MB/s
Read 433
Write 335
Mixed 266
SusWrite 319
76% 338 MB/s
4K Read 29.9
4K Write 85.3
4K Mixed 29.6
128% 48.3 MB/s
DQ Read 376
DQ Write 322
DQ Mixed 117
151% 272 MB/s
40GB free (System drive)
Firmware: DXM01D0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 335 235 170 168 163 164 MB/s
Read 489
Write 290
Mixed 244
SusWrite 206
68% 307 MB/s
4K Read 31.9
4K Write 75.7
4K Mixed 35.6
134% 47.7 MB/s
DQ Read 373
DQ Write 140
DQ Mixed 123
126% 212 MB/s
110GB free
Firmware: DXM01D0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 335 353 348 357 341 250 MB/s
Read 410
Write 363
Mixed 237
SusWrite 331
75% 335 MB/s
4K Read 20.4
4K Write 89.4
4K Mixed 28.2
114% 46 MB/s
DQ Read 287
DQ Write 261
DQ Mixed 55.7
102% 201 MB/s
11GB free (System drive)
Firmware: DXM0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 206 206 128 117 215 308 MB/s
Read 363
Write 135
Mixed 202
SusWrite 197
50% 224 MB/s
4K Read 21.3
4K Write 42.8
4K Mixed 23.8
85% 29.3 MB/s
DQ Read 358
DQ Write 132
DQ Mixed 129
126% 206 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 45,307,216 SSDs tested.

Typical SM841 2.5" 7mm 128GB Builds (Compare 17,494 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: 77% - Very good Total price: $200

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  • Fastest real world speed - Real World Speed measures performance for typical consumers.

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3 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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