Average Bench: 78.7% (449th of 1012)

Based on 950 user benchmarks.  Model: SAMSUNG SSD PM871 mSATA 256GB

Good average bench

The Samsung PM871 mSATA 256GB averaged 21.3% 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 218MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 323MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung PM871 mSATA 256GB is 37.9%. 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 231MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 249MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 950 samples)
Min Avg Max
341 Read 429 493
155 Write 267 299
176 Mixed 231 258
119 SusWrite 249 293
65.6% 294 MB/s
Min Avg Max
12.5 4K Read 24.7 32.9
33.7 4K Write 65.6 96.4
17 4K Mixed 29.2 38.5
110% 39.9 MB/s
Min Avg Max
128 DQ Read 323 382
111 DQ Write 248 298
83.6 DQ Mixed 218 248
181% 263 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
124GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT42D0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 271 250 273 274 276 275 MB/s
Read 484
Write 289
Mixed 254
SusWrite 270
72% 324 MB/s
4K Read 23.1
4K Write 52.2
4K Mixed 27.8
98% 34.4 MB/s
DQ Read 380
DQ Write 250
DQ Mixed 238
198% 289 MB/s
208GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT43D0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 271 254 292 291 292 291 MB/s
Read 427
Write 293
Mixed 247
SusWrite 282
70% 312 MB/s
4K Read 21.8
4K Write 60.7
4K Mixed 21.7
93% 34.7 MB/s
DQ Read 351
DQ Write 298
DQ Mixed 244
205% 298 MB/s
150GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT42D0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 238 264 267 272 259 274 MB/s
Read 396
Write 285
Mixed 236
SusWrite 262
66% 295 MB/s
4K Read 21.3
4K Write 53.2
4K Mixed 21.4
88% 32 MB/s
DQ Read 289
DQ Write 256
DQ Mixed 216
178% 254 MB/s
103GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT43D0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 199 169 169 159 162 164 MB/s
Read 403
Write 282
Mixed 221
SusWrite 170
60% 269 MB/s
4K Read 25
4K Write 39.8
4K Mixed 27.2
94% 30.7 MB/s
DQ Read 311
DQ Write 263
DQ Mixed 238
192% 271 MB/s
54GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT43D0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 254 231 230 246 242 236 MB/s
Read 376
Write 275
Mixed 216
SusWrite 240
62% 277 MB/s
4K Read 23.4
4K Write 45.5
4K Mixed 18.5
83% 29.1 MB/s
DQ Read 376
DQ Write 232
DQ Mixed 238
195% 282 MB/s
172GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT43D0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 271 281 284 287 289 288 MB/s
Read 324
Write 282
Mixed 232
SusWrite 283
63% 280 MB/s
4K Read 12.2
4K Write 43.9
4K Mixed 18.4
65% 24.8 MB/s
DQ Read 158
DQ Write 287
DQ Mixed 218
167% 221 MB/s
65GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT42D0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 224 185 184 171 158 151 MB/s
Read 389
Write 276
Mixed 219
SusWrite 179
59% 266 MB/s
4K Read 12.3
4K Write 51.5
4K Mixed 17.2
68% 27 MB/s
DQ Read 330
DQ Write 245
DQ Mixed 227
186% 267 MB/s
46GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT42D0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 127 111 116 116 114 118 MB/s
Read 344
Write 160
Mixed 174
SusWrite 117
44% 199 MB/s
4K Read 10.5
4K Write 19.2
4K Mixed 12.6
42% 14.1 MB/s
DQ Read 77.6
DQ Write 119
DQ Mixed 62.2
57% 86.2 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 19,944,221 SSDs tested.

Typical PM871 mSATA 256GB Builds (Compare 2,759 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 13%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 46%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 23%
Surfboard

System: Dell Latitude E7450

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