Average Bench: 63.5% (432nd of 850)

Based on 126 user benchmarks.  Model: SAMSUNG SSD PM871 2.5 7mm 128GB

Above average average bench

The Samsung PM871 2.5 7mm 128GB averaged 36.4% 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 25MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 489MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung PM871 2.5 7mm 128GB is 32.6%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Samsung PM871 2.5 7mm 128GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Write Speed 136MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 200MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 126 samples)
Min Avg Max
380 Read 489 514
73.3 Write 136 153
117 Mixed 200 235
59.7% 275 MB/s
Min Avg Max
17.8 4K Read 25 34.8
31.3 4K Write 62 106
11.5 4K Mixed 20 28.9
96.3% 35.7 MB/s
Min Avg Max
22.4 DQ Read 194 368
52.3 DQ Write 119 155
11.8 DQ Mixed 47.6 78.2
64.7% 120 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
91GB free
Firmware: EMT02D0Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 509
Write 149
Mixed 228
64% 296 MB/s
4K Read 37.6
4K Write 126
4K Mixed 32.6
165% 65.3 MB/s
DQ Read 371
DQ Write 149
DQ Mixed 77.1
105% 199 MB/s
100GB free
Firmware: EMT02D0Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 493
Write 150
Mixed 224
63% 289 MB/s
4K Read 24.6
4K Write 61.9
4K Mixed 25.9
103% 37.5 MB/s
DQ Read 27.7
DQ Write 151
DQ Mixed 76
62% 84.8 MB/s
20GB free
Firmware: EMT03D0Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 514
Write 154
Mixed 237
66% 302 MB/s
4K Read 23.9
4K Write 63.1
4K Mixed 16.1
90% 34.4 MB/s
DQ Read 25.9
DQ Write 83.6
DQ Mixed 15.2
23% 41.6 MB/s
17GB free
Firmware: EMT02D0Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 505
Write 85.9
Mixed 192
56% 261 MB/s
4K Read 17.7
4K Write 31.2
4K Mixed 20.1
69% 23 MB/s
DQ Read 270
DQ Write 124
DQ Mixed 63.9
83% 153 MB/s
41GB free
Firmware: EMT02D0Q
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Read 385
Write 149
Mixed 218
55% 250 MB/s
4K Read 19.2
4K Write 23.6
4K Mixed 21.1
69% 21.3 MB/s
DQ Read 108
DQ Write 111
DQ Mixed 60.2
59% 93.4 MB/s
27GB free
Firmware: EMT02D0Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 462
Write 93.1
Mixed 139
50% 231 MB/s
4K Read 19
4K Write 40.9
4K Mixed 10.3
64% 23.4 MB/s
DQ Read 18.6
DQ Write 64.7
DQ Mixed 7.95
16% 30.4 MB/s
70GB free
Firmware: EMT02D0Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 430
Write 148
Mixed 233
59% 270 MB/s
4K Read 9.99
4K Write 12.7
4K Mixed 6.1
30% 9.6 MB/s
DQ Read 11.3
DQ Write 13.3
DQ Mixed 5.89
6% 10.1 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

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

Typical PM871 2.5 7mm 128GB Builds (Compare 745 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 74%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 70%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 66%
Battle cruiser

System: Alienware Area-51 R2

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

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