Average Bench: 78.1% (486th of 1040)

Based on 1,399 user benchmarks.  Model: SAMSUNG SSD PM871 mSATA 256GB

Good average bench

The Samsung PM871 mSATA 256GB averaged 21.9% 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 221MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 336MB/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 229MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 248MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,399 samples)
Min Avg Max
345 Read 426 495
149 Write 266 299
178 Mixed 229 257
121 SusWrite 248 293
65.2% 292 MB/s
Min Avg Max
12.3 4K Read 24.1 33.3
32 4K Write 64.6 97.5
16.6 4K Mixed 28.7 38.4
107% 39.1 MB/s
Min Avg Max
166 DQ Read 336 383
110 DQ Write 248 299
119 DQ Mixed 221 248
185% 268 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
196GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT42D0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 285 290 289 293 293 294 MB/s
Read 482
Write 296
Mixed 242
SusWrite 291
73% 328 MB/s
4K Read 30.4
4K Write 81.8
4K Mixed 34.2
133% 48.8 MB/s
DQ Read 382
DQ Write 297
DQ Mixed 248
210% 309 MB/s
144GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT43D0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 266 279 285 274 275 279 MB/s
Read 430
Write 292
Mixed 229
SusWrite 276
68% 307 MB/s
4K Read 28.6
4K Write 79.8
4K Mixed 34.9
130% 47.8 MB/s
DQ Read 381
DQ Write 286
DQ Mixed 249
209% 305 MB/s
184GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT42D0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 236 263 267 242 273 254 MB/s
Read 445
Write 287
Mixed 228
SusWrite 256
68% 304 MB/s
4K Read 30.1
4K Write 79.8
4K Mixed 34.6
132% 48.2 MB/s
DQ Read 374
DQ Write 278
DQ Mixed 224
195% 292 MB/s
238GB free
Firmware: EMT42D0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 265 273 287 288 286 288 MB/s
Read 435
Write 286
Mixed 254
SusWrite 281
70% 314 MB/s
4K Read 26.8
4K Write 58.8
4K Mixed 32.3
113% 39.3 MB/s
DQ Read 380
DQ Write 290
DQ Mixed 242
206% 304 MB/s
238GB free
Firmware: EMT42D0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 286 286 284 286 288 286 MB/s
Read 439
Write 288
Mixed 254
SusWrite 286
71% 317 MB/s
4K Read 25
4K Write 59
4K Mixed 30.9
109% 38.3 MB/s
DQ Read 382
DQ Write 290
DQ Mixed 242
207% 305 MB/s
73GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT42D0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 288 292 292 292 292 290 MB/s
Read 452
Write 294
Mixed 253
SusWrite 291
72% 322 MB/s
4K Read 22.8
4K Write 44.8
4K Mixed 26.4
92% 31.3 MB/s
DQ Read 389
DQ Write 294
DQ Mixed 249
211% 311 MB/s
198GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT42D0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 283 289 291 291 289 291 MB/s
Read 404
Write 291
Mixed 233
SusWrite 289
68% 304 MB/s
4K Read 20.7
4K Write 52.8
4K Mixed 23.6
90% 32.4 MB/s
DQ Read 378
DQ Write 293
DQ Mixed 245
208% 305 MB/s
66GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT42D0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 221 204 209 212 187 205 MB/s
Read 438
Write 280
Mixed 237
SusWrite 206
65% 290 MB/s
4K Read 25.6
4K Write 55.5
4K Mixed 23.9
99% 35 MB/s
DQ Read 374
DQ Write 170
DQ Mixed 200
168% 248 MB/s
13GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT43D0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 100 75 77 69 60 59 MB/s
Read 433
Write 112
Mixed 128
SusWrite 73.4
40% 186 MB/s
4K Read 29.9
4K Write 85.6
4K Mixed 25.7
124% 47.1 MB/s
DQ Read 355
DQ Write 113
DQ Mixed 162
138% 210 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 33,129,171 SSDs tested.

Typical PM871 mSATA 256GB Builds (Compare 1,381 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 6%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 55%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 5%
Tree trunk

System: Dell Latitude E7450

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