Average Bench: 64% (420th of 848)

Based on 111 user benchmarks.  Model: SAMSUNG SSD PM871 2.5 7mm 128GB

Above average average bench

The Samsung PM871 2.5 7mm 128GB averaged 35.9% 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 490MB/s

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung PM871 2.5 7mm 128GB is 27.6%. 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 140MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 204MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 111 samples)
Min Avg Max
376 Read 490 514
98.1 Write 140 153
121 Mixed 204 235
60.4% 278 MB/s
Min Avg Max
18.2 4K Read 25 34.5
31.7 4K Write 61.8 105
11.7 4K Mixed 20.2 28.8
96.5% 35.7 MB/s
Min Avg Max
22.8 DQ Read 199 367
53 DQ Write 122 155
12.1 DQ Mixed 48.6 78.4
66.3% 123 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
12GB free
Firmware: EMT02D0Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 510
Write 108
Mixed 155
56% 258 MB/s
4K Read 28.3
4K Write 85
4K Mixed 26.5
122% 46.6 MB/s
DQ Read 305
DQ Write 104
DQ Mixed 63.4
84% 158 MB/s
92GB free
Firmware: EMT03D0Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 508
Write 149
Mixed 229
64% 295 MB/s
4K Read 29.5
4K Write 77.3
4K Mixed 18.6
109% 41.8 MB/s
DQ Read 198
DQ Write 153
DQ Mixed 15.6
55% 122 MB/s
61GB free
Firmware: EMT03D0Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 508
Write 146
Mixed 216
63% 290 MB/s
4K Read 24.2
4K Write 65.4
4K Mixed 16.6
93% 35.4 MB/s
DQ Read 334
DQ Write 83.5
DQ Mixed 56.4
81% 158 MB/s
56GB free
Firmware: EMT02D0Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 507
Write 149
Mixed 220
64% 292 MB/s
4K Read 23.7
4K Write 42.9
4K Mixed 23.1
88% 29.9 MB/s
DQ Read 269
DQ Write 138
DQ Mixed 73.5
89% 160 MB/s
80GB free
Firmware: EMT02D0Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 490
Write 146
Mixed 220
62% 285 MB/s
4K Read 24.8
4K Write 51.8
4K Mixed 21.3
92% 32.6 MB/s
DQ Read 112
DQ Write 59.1
DQ Mixed 44.1
44% 71.8 MB/s
57GB free
Firmware: EMT02D0Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 505
Write 154
Mixed 229
64% 296 MB/s
4K Read 20.1
4K Write 33.3
4K Mixed 15.7
68% 23 MB/s
DQ Read 264
DQ Write 150
DQ Mixed 70.3
89% 161 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 2,355,258 SSDs tested.

Typical PM871 2.5 7mm 128GB Builds (Compare 596 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 73%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 71%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 66%
Battle cruiser

System: Alienware Area-51 R2

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 78% - Very good Total price: $732

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