Average Bench: 78.6% (452nd of 1016)

Based on 2,349 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 21.3% 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 112MB/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 43.8%. 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 257MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 2,349 samples)
Min Avg Max
329 Read 425 481
115 Write 281 368
158 Mixed 229 285
93.8 SusWrite 257 356
66.4% 298 MB/s
Min Avg Max
16.1 4K Read 26.2 35.3
32 4K Write 62.5 109
20.2 4K Mixed 29.9 39.9
111% 39.5 MB/s
Min Avg Max
34.3 DQ Read 319 378
90.6 DQ Write 215 311
40.2 DQ Mixed 112 132
126% 215 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
59GB free
Firmware: DXM01D0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 347 352 352 350 347 353 MB/s
Read 473
Write 236
Mixed 265
SusWrite 350
74% 331 MB/s
4K Read 37.4
4K Write 120
4K Mixed 42.4
174% 66.4 MB/s
DQ Read 374
DQ Write 194
DQ Mixed 129
137% 232 MB/s
44GB free (System drive)
Firmware: DXM01D0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 241 259 266 256 259 243 MB/s
Read 452
Write 352
Mixed 248
SusWrite 254
73% 327 MB/s
4K Read 32.7
4K Write 106
4K Mixed 34.5
150% 57.6 MB/s
DQ Read 369
DQ Write 295
DQ Mixed 130
152% 265 MB/s
32GB free (System drive)
Firmware: DXM01D0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 339 335 323 310 282 245 MB/s
Read 460
Write 370
Mixed 262
SusWrite 306
78% 350 MB/s
4K Read 26.5
4K Write 52.3
4K Mixed 31.4
108% 36.7 MB/s
DQ Read 375
DQ Write 300
DQ Mixed 128
153% 268 MB/s
9GB free (System drive)
Firmware: DXM01D0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 211 107 104 101 103 102 MB/s
Read 366
Write 143
Mixed 182
SusWrite 121
45% 203 MB/s
4K Read 26.4
4K Write 58.5
4K Mixed 28.7
108% 37.9 MB/s
DQ Read 241
DQ Write 243
DQ Mixed 116
122% 200 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 21,395,411 SSDs tested.

Typical SM841 2.5" 7mm 128GB Builds (Compare 18,268 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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20 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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