Average Bench: 50.8% (617th of 850)

Based on 191 user benchmarks.  Model: SAMSUNG SSD PM851 2.5 7mm 128GB

Average average bench

The Samsung PM851 2.5 7mm 128GB averaged 49.2% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This isn't a great result which indicates that there are much faster alternatives on the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 21.2MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 461MB/s

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung PM851 2.5 7mm 128GB is 23.6%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Samsung PM851 2.5 7mm 128GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Write Speed 99.4MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 21.7MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 191 samples)
Min Avg Max
356 Read 461 497
25.7 Write 99.4 135
53.5 Mixed 149 214
51.1% 237 MB/s
Min Avg Max
15.6 4K Read 21.2 27.5
25.1 4K Write 46.6 77.5
7.67 4K Mixed 10.8 13.3
70.6% 26.2 MB/s
Min Avg Max
19.5 DQ Read 173 353
33.6 DQ Write 90.2 138
8.73 DQ Mixed 21.7 33.3
45.5% 95 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
8GB free
Firmware: EXT08D0Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 490
Write 27.6
Mixed 38.6
39% 185 MB/s
4K Read 19.8
4K Write 32.6
4K Mixed 7.06
56% 19.8 MB/s
DQ Read 328
DQ Write 48.4
DQ Mixed 20
58% 132 MB/s
191 MORE »

 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 2,833,001 SSDs tested.

Typical PM851 2.5 7mm 128GB Builds (Compare 745 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 74%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 68%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 65%
Destroyer

System: Alienware Area-51 R2

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 69% - Good Total price: $897

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