Average Bench: 63.5% (448th of 860)

Based on 198 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 24.8MB/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 28.7%. 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 202MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 198 samples)
Min Avg Max
450 Read 492 514
87.9 Write 137 154
120 Mixed 202 235
60.1% 277 MB/s
Min Avg Max
17.5 4K Read 24.8 34.4
30.1 4K Write 62.2 105
11.7 4K Mixed 20.1 28.8
96.3% 35.7 MB/s
Min Avg Max
22.5 DQ Read 188 366
50.5 DQ Write 117 155
11.6 DQ Mixed 46.5 78.3
63.2% 117 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
38GB free
Firmware: EMT03D0Q
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Read 509
Write 133
Mixed 201
61% 281 MB/s
4K Read 29
4K Write 70.6
4K Mixed 17
103% 38.9 MB/s
DQ Read 357
DQ Write 142
DQ Mixed 17.1
74% 172 MB/s
48GB free
Firmware: EMT03D0Q
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Read 494
Write 126
Mixed 197
59% 272 MB/s
4K Read 25.7
4K Write 61.8
4K Mixed 24.4
103% 37.3 MB/s
DQ Read 302
DQ Write 114
DQ Mixed 60.5
84% 159 MB/s
29GB free
Firmware: EMT02D0Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 496
Write 117
Mixed 182
57% 265 MB/s
4K Read 20.5
4K Write 66.4
4K Mixed 24.1
97% 37 MB/s
DQ Read 343
DQ Write 115
DQ Mixed 66.7
92% 175 MB/s
18GB free
Firmware: EMT03D0Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 484
Write 110
Mixed 120
51% 238 MB/s
4K Read 23.8
4K Write 59.6
4K Mixed 22
96% 35.1 MB/s
DQ Read 313
DQ Write 129
DQ Mixed 63.3
88% 168 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 4,120,634 SSDs tested.

Typical PM871 2.5 7mm 128GB Builds (Compare 925 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 103%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 74%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 72%
Battleship

System: Alienware Area-51 R2

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 90% - Excellent Total price: $911

Popular PM871 2.5 7mm 128GB systems:

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