Average Bench: 63.5% (511th of 921)

Based on 292 user benchmarks.  Model: SAMSUNG SSD PM871 2.5 7mm 128GB

Above average average bench

The Samsung PM871 2.5 7mm 128GB averaged 36.5% 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 493MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung PM871 2.5 7mm 128GB is 34.3%. 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 201MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 292 samples)
Min Avg Max
452 Read 493 515
76.8 Write 135 154
115 Mixed 201 235
60% 276 MB/s
Min Avg Max
16.3 4K Read 25.1 35.2
30 4K Write 63.2 109
10.8 4K Mixed 19.9 29.2
96.9% 36.1 MB/s
Min Avg Max
21.5 DQ Read 184 365
44 DQ Write 115 155
10.8 DQ Mixed 45.5 78.7
61.9% 115 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
23GB free
Firmware: EMT02D0Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 515
Write 152
Mixed 236
66% 301 MB/s
4K Read 34
4K Write 102
4K Mixed 31.6
146% 55.8 MB/s
DQ Read 361
DQ Write 155
DQ Mixed 78.8
106% 198 MB/s
9GB free
Firmware: EMT02D0Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 516
Write 146
Mixed 228
65% 297 MB/s
4K Read 32.1
4K Write 102
4K Mixed 29.3
140% 54.4 MB/s
DQ Read 293
DQ Write 148
DQ Mixed 77.5
96% 173 MB/s
9GB free
Firmware: EMT02D0Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 506
Write 102
Mixed 156
55% 255 MB/s
4K Read 25.9
4K Write 75.1
4K Mixed 22
107% 41 MB/s
DQ Read 313
DQ Write 105
DQ Mixed 56.4
82% 158 MB/s
38GB free
Firmware: EMT02D0Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 509
Write 113
Mixed 209
60% 277 MB/s
4K Read 25.1
4K Write 58
4K Mixed 23.1
98% 35.4 MB/s
DQ Read 252
DQ Write 126
DQ Mixed 59.5
79% 146 MB/s
36GB free
Firmware: EMT02D0Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 504
Write 109
Mixed 174
57% 262 MB/s
4K Read 15.7
4K Write 27.5
4K Mixed 19.1
63% 20.8 MB/s
DQ Read 278
DQ Write 102
DQ Mixed 60.7
79% 147 MB/s
28GB free
Firmware: EMT02D0Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 491
Write 141
Mixed 213
61% 282 MB/s
4K Read 15.2
4K Write 28.6
4K Mixed 16.9
60% 20.2 MB/s
DQ Read 209
DQ Write 132
DQ Mixed 73.5
81% 138 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 6,418,689 SSDs tested.

Typical PM871 2.5 7mm 128GB Builds (Compare 1,462 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: 91% - Outstanding Total price: $888

Popular PM871 2.5 7mm 128GB systems:

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