Average Bench: 78.7% (489th of 1058)

Based on 2,184 user benchmarks.  Model: SAMSUNG SSD PM871 mSATA 256GB

Good average bench

The Samsung PM871 mSATA 256GB averaged 21.2% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Samsung PM871 mSATA 256GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 226MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 347MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung PM871 mSATA 256GB is 38.4%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Samsung PM871 mSATA 256GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 230MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 246MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 2,184 samples)
Min Avg Max
348 Read 427 491
126 Write 265 301
164 Mixed 230 259
110 SusWrite 246 294
65.1% 292 MB/s
Min Avg Max
11.8 4K Read 24.3 33.3
31 4K Write 65.8 97.8
16.1 4K Mixed 29 38.7
109% 39.7 MB/s
Min Avg Max
206 DQ Read 347 383
116 DQ Write 252 301
143 DQ Mixed 226 249
189% 275 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
209GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT42D0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 295 296 295 297 295 297 MB/s
Read 477
Write 298
Mixed 251
SusWrite 296
74% 331 MB/s
4K Read 30
4K Write 76.8
4K Mixed 34.6
130% 47.1 MB/s
DQ Read 277
DQ Write 279
DQ Mixed 242
192% 266 MB/s
123GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT43D0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 192 186 213 209 223 219 MB/s
Read 455
Write 266
Mixed 231
SusWrite 207
64% 290 MB/s
4K Read 26.8
4K Write 67.9
4K Mixed 29
114% 41.2 MB/s
DQ Read 379
DQ Write 221
DQ Mixed 240
195% 280 MB/s
72GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT43D0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 156 137 142 146 147 147 MB/s
Read 409
Write 172
Mixed 196
SusWrite 146
51% 231 MB/s
4K Read 28.4
4K Write 75.9
4K Mixed 31.5
124% 45.3 MB/s
DQ Read 375
DQ Write 183
DQ Mixed 201
170% 253 MB/s
191GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT42D0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 287 276 283 275 266 251 MB/s
Read 369
Write 271
Mixed 209
SusWrite 273
63% 280 MB/s
4K Read 20.5
4K Write 67.1
4K Mixed 26.2
100% 37.9 MB/s
DQ Read 264
DQ Write 157
DQ Mixed 197
150% 206 MB/s
190GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT43D0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 262 283 284 282 253 277 MB/s
Read 369
Write 297
Mixed 237
SusWrite 273
66% 294 MB/s
4K Read 11.1
4K Write 62.9
4K Mixed 17.6
73% 30.5 MB/s
DQ Read 380
DQ Write 297
DQ Mixed 242
207% 306 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 47,300,798 SSDs tested.

Typical PM871 mSATA 256GB Builds (Compare 2,863 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 E7450

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