Average Bench: 63% (467th of 873)

Based on 230 user benchmarks.  Model: SAMSUNG SSD PM871 2.5 7mm 128GB

Above average average bench

The Samsung PM871 2.5 7mm 128GB averaged 37.0% 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 24.7MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 493MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung PM871 2.5 7mm 128GB is 31.6%. 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 230 samples)
Min Avg Max
447 Read 493 514
85.5 Write 136 154
120 Mixed 200 235
60% 276 MB/s
Min Avg Max
16.7 4K Read 24.7 34.6
29.8 4K Write 61.6 106
10.8 4K Mixed 19.8 28.6
95.4% 35.3 MB/s
Min Avg Max
21.9 DQ Read 181 365
45.2 DQ Write 115 155
10.8 DQ Mixed 45.7 78.5
61.6% 114 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
55GB free
Firmware: EMT02D0Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 505
Write 150
Mixed 229
64% 294 MB/s
4K Read 34.1
4K Write 132
4K Mixed 31.2
161% 65.7 MB/s
DQ Read 377
DQ Write 151
DQ Mixed 77.1
106% 201 MB/s
21GB free
Firmware: EMT02D0Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 496
Write 111
Mixed 194
58% 267 MB/s
4K Read 16.3
4K Write 34.7
4K Mixed 23.1
73% 24.7 MB/s
DQ Read 290
DQ Write 114
DQ Mixed 64.2
84% 156 MB/s
56GB free
Firmware: EMT02D0Q
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Read 494
Write 116
Mixed 186
57% 265 MB/s
4K Read 26.3
4K Write 67.5
4K Mixed 15.7
96% 36.5 MB/s
DQ Read 28.8
DQ Write 77.2
DQ Mixed 21.9
26% 42.6 MB/s
31GB free
Firmware: EMT03D0Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 339
Write 147
Mixed 116
44% 201 MB/s
4K Read 26.3
4K Write 52.2
4K Mixed 23.3
97% 34 MB/s
DQ Read 91.8
DQ Write 89.5
DQ Mixed 43.3
46% 74.9 MB/s
14GB free
Firmware: EMT02D0Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 489
Write 93.4
Mixed 154
53% 246 MB/s
4K Read 17.9
4K Write 28.7
4K Mixed 20.7
69% 22.4 MB/s
DQ Read 282
DQ Write 98.4
DQ Mixed 52.8
75% 144 MB/s
2GB free
Firmware: EMT02D0Q
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Read 505
Write 67.7
Mixed 110
49% 228 MB/s
4K Read 19.2
4K Write 38.1
4K Mixed 16.9
71% 24.7 MB/s
DQ Read 247
DQ Write 66
DQ Mixed 11.9
46% 108 MB/s
93GB free
Firmware: EMT02D0Q
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Read 488
Write 153
Mixed 228
63% 289 MB/s
4K Read 16.6
4K Write 31.9
4K Mixed 11.4
57% 19.9 MB/s
DQ Read 22.2
DQ Write 64.3
DQ Mixed 11.3
18% 32.6 MB/s
76GB free
Firmware: EMT02D0Q
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Read 473
Write 107
Mixed 152
53% 244 MB/s
4K Read 21.1
4K Write 23.4
4K Mixed 11
58% 18.5 MB/s
DQ Read 25.8
DQ Write 23.4
DQ Mixed 11.3
12% 20.1 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 4,734,658 SSDs tested.

Typical PM871 2.5 7mm 128GB Builds (Compare 1,082 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 104%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 73%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 72%
Battleship

System: Alienware Area-51 R2

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 93% - Outstanding Total price: $850

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