Average Bench: 65% (591st of 964)

Based on 426 user benchmarks.  Model: SAMSUNG SSD PM871 2.5 7mm 128GB

Above average average bench

The Samsung PM871 2.5 7mm 128GB averaged 34.9% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This isn't a great result which indicates that there are much faster alternatives on the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 25.5MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 64.4MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung PM871 2.5 7mm 128GB is 35.7%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Samsung PM871 2.5 7mm 128GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 122MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 136MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 426 samples)
Min Avg Max
408 Read 483 514
78 Write 136 156
114 Mixed 194 235
53.1 SusWrite 122 154
51.2% 234 MB/s
Min Avg Max
16.4 4K Read 25.5 35.3
30.4 4K Write 64.4 111
11.4 4K Mixed 21.7 31.8
101% 37.2 MB/s
Min Avg Max
22.2 DQ Read 220 383
47.5 DQ Write 119 156
11.4 DQ Mixed 71.2 185
79.2% 137 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
109GB free
Firmware: EMT03D0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 151 151 150 151 151 151 MB/s
Read 503
Write 154
Mixed 194
SusWrite 151
55% 251 MB/s
4K Read 34.7
4K Write 89.5
4K Mixed 35.9
146% 53.4 MB/s
DQ Read 379
DQ Write 154
DQ Mixed 186
159% 240 MB/s
18GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02D0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 84 80 74 72 69 68 MB/s
Read 481
Write 92.1
Mixed 138
SusWrite 74.4
42% 196 MB/s
4K Read 32.8
4K Write 96.9
4K Mixed 30.7
140% 53.5 MB/s
DQ Read 383
DQ Write 95.3
DQ Mixed 128
123% 202 MB/s
77GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02D0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 154 151 151 152 151 151 MB/s
Read 462
Write 158
Mixed 181
SusWrite 152
52% 238 MB/s
4K Read 23.8
4K Write 46.1
4K Mixed 21.7
88% 30.5 MB/s
DQ Read 316
DQ Write 156
DQ Mixed 188
152% 220 MB/s
14GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02D0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 91 72 71 71 70 69 MB/s
Read 430
Write 120
Mixed 155
SusWrite 74.1
42% 195 MB/s
4K Read 24.2
4K Write 36.7
4K Mixed 26.3
90% 29.1 MB/s
DQ Read 269
DQ Write 105
DQ Mixed 142
117% 172 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 9,664,650 SSDs tested.

Typical PM871 2.5 7mm 128GB Builds (Compare 1,773 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 102%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 72%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 72%
Battleship

System: Alienware Area-51 R2

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 92% - Outstanding Total price: $851

Popular PM871 2.5 7mm 128GB systems:

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