Average Bench: 77.1% (474th of 1012)

Based on 334 user benchmarks.  Models: SAMSUNG SSD SM841 2.5" 7mm 512GB, SAMSUNG SSD SM841 2.5" 7, SAMSUNG SSD SM84

Good average bench

The Samsung SM841 2.5" 7mm 512GB averaged 22.9% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Samsung SM841 2.5" 7mm 512GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 95.9MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 26.1MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung SM841 2.5" 7mm 512GB is 53.7%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Samsung SM841 2.5" 7mm 512GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Write Speed 261MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 281MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 334 samples)
Min Avg Max
340 Read 462 519
98.7 Write 261 452
166 Mixed 310 487
89.3 SusWrite 281 458
73.3% 328 MB/s
Min Avg Max
13.9 4K Read 26.1 35.1
30.1 4K Write 64.2 108
12.4 4K Mixed 26 44.4
107% 38.8 MB/s
Min Avg Max
23.4 DQ Read 255 385
61.5 DQ Write 201 309
17.1 DQ Mixed 95.9 172
108% 184 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
101GB free
Firmware: DXM02D0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 207 161 298 321 339 377 MB/s
Read 473
Write 237
Mixed 301
SusWrite 284
72% 324 MB/s
4K Read 36.4
4K Write 98.3
4K Mixed 46.9
167% 60.5 MB/s
DQ Read 384
DQ Write 280
DQ Mixed 145
159% 269 MB/s
334GB free (System drive)
Firmware: DXM01D0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 403 424 339 283 326 380 MB/s
Read 424
Write 337
Mixed 302
SusWrite 359
80% 356 MB/s
4K Read 12.7
4K Write 37.6
4K Mixed 21.8
67% 24 MB/s
DQ Read 376
DQ Write 303
DQ Mixed 159
168% 280 MB/s
317GB free (System drive)
Firmware: DXM01D0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 327 285 323 309 352 361 MB/s
Read 375
Write 358
Mixed 280
SusWrite 326
75% 335 MB/s
4K Read 14
4K Write 48.9
4K Mixed 18
70% 27 MB/s
DQ Read 377
DQ Write 301
DQ Mixed 161
169% 280 MB/s
380GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 3D0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 0 0 0 137 358 358 MB/s
Read 423
Write 249
Mixed 313
SusWrite 142
63% 282 MB/s
4K Read 21.8
4K Write 40.8
4K Mixed 26.5
89% 29.7 MB/s
DQ Read 269
DQ Write 219
DQ Mixed 155
140% 214 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 19,943,684 SSDs tested.

Typical SM841 2.5" 7mm 512GB Builds (Compare 2,890 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 13%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 53%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 35%
Sail boat

System: Dell Precision M6800

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 50% - Average Total price: $475

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 Comments

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4 months ago.

This is an OEM only SSD. Equivalent part would be an 840 Evo (roughly). Seems to have lesser read/writes than that. If you have them on hand, they're fine.


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