Average Bench: 81% (407th of 1011)

Based on 1,014 user benchmarks.  Model: SAMSUNG SSD PM871 2.5 7mm 256GB

Very good average bench

The Samsung PM871 2.5 7mm 256GB averaged just 18.9% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Samsung PM871 2.5 7mm 256GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 218MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 338MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung PM871 2.5 7mm 256GB is 43.5%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Samsung PM871 2.5 7mm 256GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 230MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 233MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,014 samples)
Min Avg Max
357 Read 447 504
137 Write 259 300
171 Mixed 230 262
103 SusWrite 233 294
65% 292 MB/s
Min Avg Max
13.9 4K Read 26.6 36.3
37.7 4K Write 71.6 118
17.1 4K Mixed 30.9 42.3
118% 43 MB/s
Min Avg Max
42.4 DQ Read 338 384
95.3 DQ Write 241 299
91.4 DQ Mixed 218 249
182% 265 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
78GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02D0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 224 226 226 222 227 221 MB/s
Read 508
Write 272
Mixed 247
SusWrite 224
70% 313 MB/s
4K Read 38.5
4K Write 133
4K Mixed 45.7
187% 72.5 MB/s
DQ Read 380
DQ Write 258
DQ Mixed 243
202% 294 MB/s
89GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02D0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 209 215 214 218 218 196 MB/s
Read 481
Write 214
Mixed 222
SusWrite 212
62% 282 MB/s
4K Read 35.1
4K Write 108
4K Mixed 40.4
162% 61.1 MB/s
DQ Read 376
DQ Write 256
DQ Mixed 231
196% 288 MB/s
197GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT03D0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 266 277 276 273 271 277 MB/s
Read 455
Write 294
Mixed 234
SusWrite 273
70% 314 MB/s
4K Read 26.5
4K Write 70.9
4K Mixed 30.6
117% 42.7 MB/s
DQ Read 382
DQ Write 284
DQ Mixed 246
207% 304 MB/s
142GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT03D0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 294 295 296 296 295 297 MB/s
Read 470
Write 295
Mixed 248
SusWrite 296
73% 327 MB/s
4K Read 23
4K Write 49.6
4K Mixed 27.8
97% 33.5 MB/s
DQ Read 385
DQ Write 298
DQ Mixed 250
212% 311 MB/s
45GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02D0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 150 175 171 171 164 158 MB/s
Read 456
Write 198
Mixed 221
SusWrite 165
58% 260 MB/s
4K Read 28.5
4K Write 79.5
4K Mixed 32.5
127% 46.8 MB/s
DQ Read 368
DQ Write 191
DQ Mixed 217
178% 258 MB/s
123GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT03D0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 284 279 288 289 288 289 MB/s
Read 426
Write 285
Mixed 234
SusWrite 286
69% 308 MB/s
4K Read 22.1
4K Write 60.8
4K Mixed 25.5
98% 36.1 MB/s
DQ Read 374
DQ Write 292
DQ Mixed 243
206% 303 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 19,132,584 SSDs tested.

Typical PM871 2.5 7mm 256GB Builds (Compare 1,793 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 13%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 42%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 21%
Surfboard

System: Dell Latitude E5450

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