Average Bench: 82.5% (428th of 1058)

Based on 530 user benchmarks.  Models: SAMSUNG SSD SM841 2.5" 7mm 512GB, SAMSUNG SSD SM841 2.5" 7, SAMSUNG SSD SM84

Very good average bench

The Samsung SM841 2.5" 7mm 512GB averaged just 17.4% 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 136MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 32.2MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung SM841 2.5" 7mm 512GB is 51.1%. 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 258MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 286MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 530 samples)
Min Avg Max
312 Read 430 510
120 Write 258 443
207 Mixed 286 357
89.1 SusWrite 293 438
70.8% 317 MB/s
Min Avg Max
15.5 4K Read 26.6 35.6
30.1 4K Write 62.9 107
16.3 4K Mixed 32.2 45.9
115% 40.6 MB/s
Min Avg Max
27.9 DQ Read 317 387
93.7 DQ Write 239 312
31.5 DQ Mixed 136 173
140% 231 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
562GB free
Firmware: DXM02D0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 285 372 296 343 421 427 MB/s
Read 480
Write 216
Mixed 321
SusWrite 357
77% 344 MB/s
4K Read 30.9
4K Write 85.7
4K Mixed 40.4
144% 52.3 MB/s
DQ Read 370
DQ Write 268
DQ Mixed 173
169% 270 MB/s
375GB free (System drive)
Firmware: DXM02D0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 364 379 389 375 389 389 MB/s
Read 463
Write 370
Mixed 291
SusWrite 381
84% 376 MB/s
4K Read 27.3
4K Write 54.7
4K Mixed 34.8
115% 38.9 MB/s
DQ Read 387
DQ Write 289
DQ Mixed 155
165% 277 MB/s
373GB free (System drive)
Firmware: DXM02D0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 360 382 378 371 383 374 MB/s
Read 463
Write 381
Mixed 297
SusWrite 374
85% 379 MB/s
4K Read 27.1
4K Write 49.2
4K Mixed 32.9
109% 36.4 MB/s
DQ Read 386
DQ Write 291
DQ Mixed 164
170% 280 MB/s
373GB free (System drive)
Firmware: DXM02D0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 368 369 381 385 368 382 MB/s
Read 460
Write 366
Mixed 307
SusWrite 376
84% 377 MB/s
4K Read 25.4
4K Write 50
4K Mixed 32.5
107% 36 MB/s
DQ Read 382
DQ Write 294
DQ Mixed 160
168% 279 MB/s
405GB free (System drive)
Firmware: DXM02D0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 283 290 258 324 382 379 MB/s
Read 394
Write 197
Mixed 291
SusWrite 320
67% 301 MB/s
4K Read 28.4
4K Write 57.4
4K Mixed 31.9
114% 39.2 MB/s
DQ Read 377
DQ Write 283
DQ Mixed 167
169% 276 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 49,559,814 SSDs tested.

Typical SM841 2.5" 7mm 512GB Builds (Compare 2,977 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 18%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 74%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 16%
Surfboard

Motherboard: Dell Precision T3610

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 69% - Good Total price: $345

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 Comments

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2 years 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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