Average Bench: 79.4% (480th of 1058)

Based on 2,194 user benchmarks.  Model: SAMSUNG SSD PM871 2.5 7mm 256GB

Good average bench

The Samsung PM871 2.5 7mm 256GB averaged 20.6% 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 215MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 341MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung PM871 2.5 7mm 256GB is 43.2%. 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 228MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 228MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 2,194 samples)
Min Avg Max
341 Read 438 504
119 Write 255 301
155 Mixed 228 267
97.3 SusWrite 228 294
63.9% 287 MB/s
Min Avg Max
12.7 4K Read 26.2 35.2
34.4 4K Write 67.8 110
16.5 4K Mixed 30.4 41.2
115% 41.5 MB/s
Min Avg Max
181 DQ Read 341 386
92.1 DQ Write 236 301
117 DQ Mixed 215 249
181% 264 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
205GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02D0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 278 275 285 287 287 287 MB/s
Read 504
Write 290
Mixed 256
SusWrite 283
74% 333 MB/s
4K Read 36.4
4K Write 110
4K Mixed 43.2
169% 63.3 MB/s
DQ Read 385
DQ Write 292
DQ Mixed 251
211% 309 MB/s
33GB free
Firmware: EMT03D0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 267 286 291 293 292 169 MB/s
Read 501
Write 293
Mixed 256
SusWrite 266
73% 329 MB/s
4K Read 35.6
4K Write 102
4K Mixed 41.7
161% 59.6 MB/s
DQ Read 372
DQ Write 291
DQ Mixed 241
205% 302 MB/s
190GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT03D0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 281 283 288 286 283 284 MB/s
Read 501
Write 296
Mixed 258
SusWrite 284
75% 335 MB/s
4K Read 31.7
4K Write 83.2
4K Mixed 38
141% 51 MB/s
DQ Read 386
DQ Write 298
DQ Mixed 250
212% 311 MB/s
160GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02D0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 199 217 214 186 230 229 MB/s
Read 474
Write 253
Mixed 156
SusWrite 213
61% 274 MB/s
4K Read 30.6
4K Write 73.5
4K Mixed 33.3
128% 45.8 MB/s
DQ Read 380
DQ Write 228
DQ Mixed 221
187% 276 MB/s
149GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02D0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 249 286 276 270 262 291 MB/s
Read 451
Write 270
Mixed 214
SusWrite 272
67% 302 MB/s
4K Read 28
4K Write 61.4
4K Mixed 32.2
116% 40.5 MB/s
DQ Read 278
DQ Write 295
DQ Mixed 103
128% 225 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 45,403,532 SSDs tested.

Typical PM871 2.5 7mm 256GB Builds (Compare 1,810 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 5%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 52%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 5%
Tree trunk

System: Dell Latitude E5450

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