Average Bench: 63.6% (444th of 857)

Based on 163 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 25.1MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 492MB/s

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung PM871 2.5 7mm 128GB is 29.1%. 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 137MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 203MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 163 samples)
Min Avg Max
433 Read 492 514
86.3 Write 137 153
120 Mixed 203 235
60.2% 277 MB/s
Min Avg Max
17.8 4K Read 25.1 34.5
31.1 4K Write 62.6 105
11.4 4K Mixed 20.1 28.8
96.8% 35.9 MB/s
Min Avg Max
22.4 DQ Read 183 366
51.9 DQ Write 118 155
11.8 DQ Mixed 46.6 78.6
62.8% 116 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
16GB free
Firmware: EMT02D0Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 506
Write 98.2
Mixed 138
53% 247 MB/s
4K Read 34.6
4K Write 80
4K Mixed 28.5
131% 47.7 MB/s
DQ Read 352
DQ Write 88.1
DQ Mixed 55.2
83% 165 MB/s
74GB free
Firmware: EMT02D0Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 503
Write 153
Mixed 233
65% 296 MB/s
4K Read 31.7
4K Write 94.1
4K Mixed 17.2
120% 47.6 MB/s
DQ Read 32.6
DQ Write 105
DQ Mixed 17.2
28% 51.6 MB/s
47GB free
Firmware: EMT02D0Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 499
Write 147
Mixed 222
63% 289 MB/s
4K Read 21.9
4K Write 41.4
4K Mixed 22.5
84% 28.6 MB/s
DQ Read 320
DQ Write 147
DQ Mixed 75.7
98% 181 MB/s
60GB free
Firmware: EMT02D0Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 507
Write 144
Mixed 225
64% 292 MB/s
4K Read 31.4
4K Write 83.1
4K Mixed 16.5
113% 43.7 MB/s
DQ Read 31.5
DQ Write 98
DQ Mixed 17.1
27% 48.9 MB/s
35GB free
Firmware: EMT02D0Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 470
Write 140
Mixed 215
60% 275 MB/s
4K Read 25.2
4K Write 51.2
4K Mixed 23.6
95% 33.3 MB/s
DQ Read 23.2
DQ Write 55.1
DQ Mixed 13.4
18% 30.6 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 505
Write 155
Mixed 237
65% 299 MB/s
4K Read 18.7
4K Write 35.9
4K Mixed 11.8
62% 22.1 MB/s
DQ Read 268
DQ Write 156
DQ Mixed 78.2
94% 168 MB/s
19GB free
Firmware: EMT03D0Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 511
Write 118
Mixed 208
60% 279 MB/s
4K Read 24.7
4K Write 59.4
4K Mixed 16.1
90% 33.4 MB/s
DQ Read 27.6
DQ Write 82.1
DQ Mixed 15.5
23% 41.7 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 3,516,948 SSDs tested.

Typical PM871 2.5 7mm 128GB Builds (Compare 983 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 72%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 70%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 65%
Battle cruiser

System: Alienware Area-51 R2

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 68% - Good Total price: $874

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