Average Bench: 78.1% (460th of 1016)

Based on 363 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 21.8% 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 100MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 26.2MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung SM841 2.5" 7mm 512GB is 53.6%. 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 265MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 292MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 363 samples)
Min Avg Max
339 Read 461 519
100 Write 265 451
169 Mixed 309 485
91.6 SusWrite 292 464
74.1% 332 MB/s
Min Avg Max
14.1 4K Read 26.2 35.4
30.4 4K Write 64.4 110
12.6 4K Mixed 26.7 45.2
108% 39.1 MB/s
Min Avg Max
23.6 DQ Read 263 386
63.3 DQ Write 205 309
17.6 DQ Mixed 100 173
111% 189 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
455GB free
Firmware: DXM01D0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 483 484 485 485 486 486 MB/s
Read 512
Write 479
Mixed 328
SusWrite 485
101% 451 MB/s
4K Read 36.8
4K Write 116
4K Mixed 46.6
177% 66.6 MB/s
DQ Read 377
DQ Write 328
DQ Mixed 149
167% 284 MB/s
413GB free (System drive)
Firmware: DXM02D0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 411 430 420 426 426 422 MB/s
Read 480
Write 378
Mixed 308
SusWrite 422
89% 397 MB/s
4K Read 31.1
4K Write 80.9
4K Mixed 23.4
120% 45.1 MB/s
DQ Read 376
DQ Write 191
DQ Mixed 156
150% 241 MB/s
477GB free
Firmware: DXM01D0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 452 468 471 469 479 480 MB/s
Read 369
Write 466
Mixed 286
SusWrite 470
90% 398 MB/s
4K Read 18.1
4K Write 80.4
4K Mixed 28.9
107% 42.5 MB/s
DQ Read 258
DQ Write 306
DQ Mixed 139
144% 234 MB/s
395GB free (System drive)
Firmware: DXM02D0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 161 333 376 368 367 342 MB/s
Read 493
Write 333
Mixed 322
SusWrite 324
82% 368 MB/s
4K Read 29.1
4K Write 55.9
4K Mixed 29.5
112% 38.2 MB/s
DQ Read 365
DQ Write 273
DQ Mixed 151
158% 263 MB/s
395GB free (System drive)
Firmware: DXM02D0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 153 273 289 285 304 301 MB/s
Read 442
Write 334
Mixed 286
SusWrite 268
74% 332 MB/s
4K Read 24.2
4K Write 33.8
4K Mixed 32.8
97% 30.3 MB/s
DQ Read 366
DQ Write 295
DQ Mixed 158
165% 273 MB/s
378GB free (System drive)
Firmware: DXM01D0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 371 381 398 403 408 416 MB/s
Read 442
Write 413
Mixed 324
SusWrite 396
88% 394 MB/s
4K Read 18.5
4K Write 28.5
4K Mixed 22.6
72% 23.2 MB/s
DQ Read 170
DQ Write 151
DQ Mixed 130
106% 150 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 21,680,567 SSDs tested.

Typical SM841 2.5" 7mm 512GB Builds (Compare 3,122 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% - Above average Total price: $475

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 Comments

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5 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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