Average Bench: 78.5% (457th of 1021)

Based on 396 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 21.5% 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 104MB/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 51.4%. 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 262MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 290MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 396 samples)
Min Avg Max
331 Read 457 519
101 Write 262 451
172 Mixed 306 484
89.6 SusWrite 290 457
73.4% 329 MB/s
Min Avg Max
14 4K Read 26.2 35.4
30.7 4K Write 64.8 110
12.8 4K Mixed 27.3 45.3
109% 39.4 MB/s
Min Avg Max
23.7 DQ Read 269 386
62.8 DQ Write 208 309
17.7 DQ Mixed 104 173
114% 193 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
394GB free (System drive)
Firmware: DXM02D0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 395 404 404 412 403 390 MB/s
Read 484
Write 397
Mixed 301
SusWrite 401
89% 396 MB/s
4K Read 29.2
4K Write 62.8
4K Mixed 36.6
124% 42.9 MB/s
DQ Read 380
DQ Write 290
DQ Mixed 160
167% 277 MB/s
83GB free
Firmware: DXM01D0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 226 206 181 213 221 321 MB/s
Read 357
Write 188
Mixed 289
SusWrite 228
59% 266 MB/s
4K Read 22.1
4K Write 66.2
4K Mixed 31.8
109% 40 MB/s
DQ Read 361
DQ Write 287
DQ Mixed 141
155% 263 MB/s
413GB free (System drive)
Firmware: DXM02D0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 360 344 354 337 347 346 MB/s
Read 389
Write 227
Mixed 260
SusWrite 348
68% 306 MB/s
4K Read 22.7
4K Write 40.7
4K Mixed 25.6
89% 29.7 MB/s
DQ Read 280
DQ Write 268
DQ Mixed 152
148% 234 MB/s
184GB free (System drive)
Firmware: DXM02D0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 279 91 101 139 114 110 MB/s
Read 396
Write 208
Mixed 264
SusWrite 139
56% 252 MB/s
4K Read 23.2
4K Write 39.6
4K Mixed 27.5
91% 30.1 MB/s
DQ Read 352
DQ Write 276
DQ Mixed 151
158% 260 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 26,404,202 SSDs tested.

Typical SM841 2.5" 7mm 512GB Builds (Compare 3,705 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 13%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 62%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 45%
Speed boat

System: Dell Precision M6800

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 62% - Good Total price: $400

Popular SM841 2.5" 7mm 512GB systems:

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 Comments

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9 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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