Average Bench: 91.1% (70th of 850)

Based on 87 user benchmarks.  Model: SAMSUNG SSD SM871 2.5 7mm 256GB

Excellent average bench

The Samsung SM871 2.5 7mm 256GB averaged just 8.8% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Samsung SM871 2.5 7mm 256GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 30.3MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 29.4MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung SM871 2.5 7mm 256GB is 48%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Samsung SM871 2.5 7mm 256GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 167MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 199MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 87 samples)
Min Avg Max
480 Read 504 520
205 Write 434 496
264 Mixed 453 505
103% 464 MB/s
Min Avg Max
18.7 4K Read 30.3 40.5
32 4K Write 67.7 107
16.1 4K Mixed 29.4 47.3
120% 42.5 MB/s
Min Avg Max
23.1 DQ Read 167 366
55.5 DQ Write 199 328
15.4 DQ Mixed 73 136
85.5% 146 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
215GB free
Firmware: EMM02D0Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 504
Write 487
Mixed 502
111% 498 MB/s
4K Read 25.9
4K Write 67.7
4K Mixed 46.6
135% 46.7 MB/s
DQ Read 326
DQ Write 303
DQ Mixed 127
147% 252 MB/s
185GB free
Firmware: 2D0Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 514
Write 492
Mixed 485
111% 497 MB/s
4K Read 28.6
4K Write 46.3
4K Mixed 35.9
114% 36.9 MB/s
DQ Read 336
DQ Write 264
DQ Mixed 123
140% 241 MB/s
99GB free
Firmware: EMM02D0Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 495
Write 460
Mixed 478
107% 478 MB/s
4K Read 31.1
4K Write 52.7
4K Mixed 33.5
118% 39.1 MB/s
DQ Read 140
DQ Write 92.8
DQ Mixed 58.3
59% 97 MB/s
72GB free
Firmware: EMM02D0Q
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Read 512
Write 478
Mixed 478
109% 489 MB/s
4K Read 21.3
4K Write 31.9
4K Mixed 31.3
89% 28.2 MB/s
DQ Read 277
DQ Write 215
DQ Mixed 121
124% 204 MB/s
68GB free
Firmware: 2D0Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 504
Write 274
Mixed 353
83% 377 MB/s
4K Read 32.9
4K Write 48.1
4K Mixed 33.3
118% 38.1 MB/s
DQ Read 280
DQ Write 211
DQ Mixed 106
117% 199 MB/s
96GB free
Firmware: EMM02D0Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 514
Write 360
Mixed 408
95% 427 MB/s
4K Read 34
4K Write 69.8
4K Mixed 21.7
116% 41.9 MB/s
DQ Read 33.3
DQ Write 249
DQ Mixed 42.7
62% 108 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 2,833,001 SSDs tested.

Typical SM871 2.5 7mm 256GB Builds (Compare 691 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 27%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 63%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 46%
Yacht

Motherboard: Dell Precision Tower 5810

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 18% - Very poor Total price: $440

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