Average Bench: 90.7% (77th of 857)

Based on 112 user benchmarks.  Model: SAMSUNG SSD SM871 2.5 7mm 256GB

Excellent average bench

The Samsung SM871 2.5 7mm 256GB averaged just 9.2% 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 30.8MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 30.6MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung SM871 2.5 7mm 256GB is 49.8%. 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 172MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 190MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 112 samples)
Min Avg Max
435 Read 500 520
180 Write 419 496
203 Mixed 438 505
101% 452 MB/s
Min Avg Max
18.9 4K Read 30.8 41.4
32 4K Write 68 107
16.1 4K Mixed 30.6 47.5
122% 43.1 MB/s
Min Avg Max
23.5 DQ Read 172 369
60.1 DQ Write 190 325
15.7 DQ Mixed 73 134
84.9% 145 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
198GB free
Firmware: EMM02D0Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 508
Write 444
Mixed 502
108% 485 MB/s
4K Read 30
4K Write 64.8
4K Mixed 45.6
138% 46.8 MB/s
DQ Read 295
DQ Write 294
DQ Mixed 129
142% 239 MB/s
198GB free
Firmware: EMM02D0Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 512
Write 443
Mixed 507
109% 487 MB/s
4K Read 28.9
4K Write 44.5
4K Mixed 39.3
118% 37.6 MB/s
DQ Read 322
DQ Write 48.6
DQ Mixed 54.5
73% 142 MB/s
198GB free
Firmware: EMM02D0Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 512
Write 446
Mixed 487
108% 482 MB/s
4K Read 28.7
4K Write 41.2
4K Mixed 37.9
114% 35.9 MB/s
DQ Read 298
DQ Write 83.6
DQ Mixed 63.7
80% 148 MB/s
125GB free
Firmware: EMM02D0Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 498
Write 395
Mixed 444
99% 446 MB/s
4K Read 23.8
4K Write 60.2
4K Mixed 32.1
109% 38.7 MB/s
DQ Read 324
DQ Write 286
DQ Mixed 119
140% 243 MB/s
107GB free
Firmware: 2D0Q
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Read 492
Write 295
Mixed 340
83% 376 MB/s
4K Read 28.1
4K Write 42.4
4K Mixed 28
101% 32.8 MB/s
DQ Read 147
DQ Write 100
DQ Mixed 50.6
57% 99.1 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 3,541,596 SSDs tested.

Typical SM871 2.5 7mm 256GB Builds (Compare 902 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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