Average Bench: 63.7% (557th of 955)

Based on 344 user benchmarks.  Model: SAMSUNG SSD PM871 2.5 7mm 128GB

Above average average bench

The Samsung PM871 2.5 7mm 128GB averaged 36.3% 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 492MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung PM871 2.5 7mm 128GB is 34%. 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. Sustained Write Speed 123MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 135MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 344 samples)
Min Avg Max
433 Read 492 515
75.7 Write 135 155
115 Mixed 200 235
52.7 SusWrite 123 154
52% 237 MB/s
Min Avg Max
16.4 4K Read 25.1 35.2
30.1 4K Write 63.6 109
11.1 4K Mixed 20.1 29.6
97.6% 36.3 MB/s
Min Avg Max
21.5 DQ Read 190 374
44.4 DQ Write 115 155
11.2 DQ Mixed 50.3 80.2
64.9% 118 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
87GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02D0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 147 147 151 151 150 149 MB/s
Read 509
Write 152
Mixed 180
SusWrite 149
54% 248 MB/s
4K Read 38
4K Write 121
4K Mixed 38.9
171% 65.9 MB/s
DQ Read 374
DQ Write 151
DQ Mixed 185
157% 237 MB/s
43GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02D0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 149 141 126 100 106 108 MB/s
Read 460
Write 157
Mixed 186
SusWrite 122
51% 231 MB/s
4K Read 25.4
4K Write 54.9
4K Mixed 26.2
101% 35.5 MB/s
DQ Read 379
DQ Write 152
DQ Mixed 121
128% 217 MB/s
41GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02D0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 106 107 85 103 103 101 MB/s
Read 470
Write 151
Mixed 167
SusWrite 101
49% 222 MB/s
4K Read 28.3
4K Write 54.8
4K Mixed 27
106% 36.7 MB/s
DQ Read 380
DQ Write 105
DQ Mixed 166
142% 217 MB/s
95GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02D0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 155 153 154 152 154 153 MB/s
Read 467
Write 155
Mixed 186
SusWrite 154
53% 240 MB/s
4K Read 24.5
4K Write 40.6
4K Mixed 24.8
90% 30 MB/s
DQ Read 386
DQ Write 156
DQ Mixed 190
162% 244 MB/s
96GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02D0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 120 149 151 148 150 147 MB/s
Read 428
Write 154
Mixed 180
SusWrite 144
50% 227 MB/s
4K Read 19.5
4K Write 55.3
4K Mixed 26.7
93% 33.8 MB/s
DQ Read 385
DQ Write 155
DQ Mixed 182
158% 240 MB/s
92GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02D0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 153 149 153 153 153 153 MB/s
Read 437
Write 153
Mixed 177
SusWrite 152
51% 230 MB/s
4K Read 20
4K Write 53
4K Mixed 24.1
89% 32.4 MB/s
DQ Read 389
DQ Write 155
DQ Mixed 185
160% 243 MB/s
81GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02D0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 150 152 151 150 150 150 MB/s
Read 432
Write 155
Mixed 174
SusWrite 151
50% 228 MB/s
4K Read 21.2
4K Write 50.8
4K Mixed 19
83% 30.3 MB/s
DQ Read 225
DQ Write 51
DQ Mixed 74.2
71% 117 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 7,572,550 SSDs tested.

Typical PM871 2.5 7mm 128GB Builds (Compare 1,696 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 102%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 72%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 71%
Battleship

System: Alienware Area-51 R2

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 91% - Outstanding Total price: $871

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