Average Bench: 91.1% (69th of 850)

Based on 94 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 30.6MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 29.8MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung SM871 2.5 7mm 256GB is 45.1%. 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 168MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 196MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 94 samples)
Min Avg Max
479 Read 503 521
194 Write 430 497
206 Mixed 444 506
102% 459 MB/s
Min Avg Max
19 4K Read 30.6 40.5
32 4K Write 68.2 106
16.1 4K Mixed 29.8 47.2
121% 42.9 MB/s
Min Avg Max
23.6 DQ Read 168 372
57.5 DQ Write 196 333
15.7 DQ Mixed 73 135
85.2% 146 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
114GB free
Firmware: EMM02D0Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 516
Write 494
Mixed 504
113% 505 MB/s
4K Read 34.8
4K Write 79
4K Mixed 40.8
147% 51.5 MB/s
DQ Read 357
DQ Write 343
DQ Mixed 119
152% 273 MB/s
114GB free
Firmware: EMM02D0Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 521
Write 498
Mixed 180
88% 400 MB/s
4K Read 40.5
4K Write 97
4K Mixed 41.5
166% 59.6 MB/s
DQ Read 109
DQ Write 186
DQ Mixed 55
68% 117 MB/s
29GB free
Firmware: 2D0Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 509
Write 358
Mixed 390
93% 419 MB/s
4K Read 36.9
4K Write 87.9
4K Mixed 36.6
149% 53.8 MB/s
DQ Read 32.3
DQ Write 77.9
DQ Mixed 97.2
62% 69.1 MB/s
52GB free
Firmware: EMM02D0Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 520
Write 438
Mixed 507
109% 488 MB/s
4K Read 31.2
4K Write 69.9
4K Mixed 20.5
110% 40.5 MB/s
DQ Read 31.2
DQ Write 62.5
DQ Mixed 19.5
23% 37.8 MB/s
233GB free
Firmware: EMM02D0Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 366
Write 353
Mixed 364
81% 361 MB/s
4K Read 29.8
4K Write 52.3
4K Mixed 30.9
112% 37.7 MB/s
DQ Read 197
DQ Write 152
DQ Mixed 97.2
94% 149 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 3,049,338 SSDs tested.

Typical SM871 2.5 7mm 256GB Builds (Compare 747 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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