Average Bench: 63.3% (473rd of 885)

Based on 260 user benchmarks.  Model: SAMSUNG SSD PM871 2.5 7mm 128GB

Above average average bench

The Samsung PM871 2.5 7mm 128GB averaged 36.6% 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 493MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung PM871 2.5 7mm 128GB is 31.9%. 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 135MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 200MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 260 samples)
Min Avg Max
454 Read 493 514
75.2 Write 135 154
115 Mixed 200 235
60% 276 MB/s
Min Avg Max
16.6 4K Read 25 34.7
30 4K Write 62.7 108
10.9 4K Mixed 19.9 28.9
96.5% 35.8 MB/s
Min Avg Max
21.5 DQ Read 182 365
44.1 DQ Write 115 155
10.7 DQ Mixed 45.5 78.8
61.6% 114 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
83GB free
Firmware: EMT02D0Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 503
Write 147
Mixed 233
64% 294 MB/s
4K Read 31.5
4K Write 114
4K Mixed 19
132% 54.8 MB/s
DQ Read 346
DQ Write 153
DQ Mixed 58.9
94% 186 MB/s
69GB free
Firmware: EMT03D0Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 493
Write 138
Mixed 203
60% 278 MB/s
4K Read 31.9
4K Write 79.8
4K Mixed 27.7
126% 46.5 MB/s
DQ Read 255
DQ Write 131
DQ Mixed 73.8
87% 153 MB/s
71GB free
Firmware: EMT02D0Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 502
Write 150
Mixed 222
63% 291 MB/s
4K Read 29.4
4K Write 90.7
4K Mixed 17.4
115% 45.8 MB/s
DQ Read 33.1
DQ Write 151
DQ Mixed 18
36% 67.4 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 483
Write 143
Mixed 220
61% 282 MB/s
4K Read 18.5
4K Write 46.5
4K Mixed 17.4
75% 27.5 MB/s
DQ Read 69.2
DQ Write 70.1
DQ Mixed 41.6
39% 60.3 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 5,659,521 SSDs tested.

Typical PM871 2.5 7mm 128GB Builds (Compare 1,281 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 103%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 72%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 71%
Battleship

System: Alienware Area-51 R2

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 88% - Excellent Total price: $930

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