Average Bench: 64.5% (579th of 956)

Based on 382 user benchmarks.  Model: SAMSUNG SSD PM871 2.5 7mm 128GB

Above average average bench

The Samsung PM871 2.5 7mm 128GB averaged 35.4% 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 25.4MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 64.5MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung PM871 2.5 7mm 128GB is 35.7%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Samsung PM871 2.5 7mm 128GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 121MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 135MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 382 samples)
Min Avg Max
430 Read 488 514
75.5 Write 135 155
113 Mixed 196 235
45.2 SusWrite 121 153
51.5% 235 MB/s
Min Avg Max
16.6 4K Read 25.4 35.4
30.1 4K Write 64.5 111
11.3 4K Mixed 21 31.4
99.5% 37 MB/s
Min Avg Max
21.9 DQ Read 206 382
47 DQ Write 117 155
11.3 DQ Mixed 60.9 183
72.3% 128 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
54GB free
Firmware: EMT02D0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 155 154 154 155 150 143 MB/s
Read 501
Write 157
Mixed 183
SusWrite 152
54% 248 MB/s
4K Read 36.7
4K Write 130
4K Mixed 38.7
174% 68.4 MB/s
DQ Read 381
DQ Write 156
DQ Mixed 189
161% 242 MB/s
69GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02D0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 153 154 154 154 154 154 MB/s
Read 499
Write 160
Mixed 184
SusWrite 154
55% 249 MB/s
4K Read 32.2
4K Write 89.2
4K Mixed 33.8
139% 51.7 MB/s
DQ Read 356
DQ Write 160
DQ Mixed 186
157% 234 MB/s
10GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02D0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 101 97 89 68 68 71 MB/s
Read 465
Write 126
Mixed 150
SusWrite 82.4
45% 206 MB/s
4K Read 26.4
4K Write 73.1
4K Mixed 29.7
117% 43.1 MB/s
DQ Read 381
DQ Write 98.6
DQ Mixed 139
128% 206 MB/s
110GB free
Firmware: EMT02D0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 154 153 153 153 153 153 MB/s
Read 462
Write 156
Mixed 188
SusWrite 153
53% 240 MB/s
4K Read 23.6
4K Write 65.2
4K Mixed 26.2
104% 38.3 MB/s
DQ Read 273
DQ Write 157
DQ Mixed 79.9
96% 170 MB/s
37GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02D0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 124 119 115 117 118 116 MB/s
Read 456
Write 141
Mixed 176
SusWrite 118
49% 223 MB/s
4K Read 28.6
4K Write 51.4
4K Mixed 27
105% 35.7 MB/s
DQ Read 382
DQ Write 123
DQ Mixed 176
150% 227 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 8,570,448 SSDs tested.

Typical PM871 2.5 7mm 128GB Builds (Compare 1,917 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: 93% - Outstanding Total price: $843

Popular PM871 2.5 7mm 128GB systems:

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