Average Bench: 96.6% (255th of 1058)

Based on 587 user benchmarks.  Model: SAMSUNG SSD PM871b 2.5 7mm 512GB

Excellent average bench

The Samsung PM871b 2.5 7mm 512GB averaged just 3.3% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Samsung PM871b 2.5 7mm 512GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 295MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 41.9MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung PM871b 2.5 7mm 512GB is 54.1%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Samsung PM871b 2.5 7mm 512GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 343MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 363MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 587 samples)
Min Avg Max
364 Read 446 502
271 Write 400 479
273 Mixed 363 416
145 SusWrite 343 470
87.3% 388 MB/s
Min Avg Max
15.7 4K Read 31.6 42.9
31.5 4K Write 72.7 113
21.1 4K Mixed 41.9 58
140% 48.7 MB/s
Min Avg Max
37 DQ Read 331 382
97.3 DQ Write 297 345
43.4 DQ Mixed 295 361
227% 308 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
229GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MVT03D0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 407 413 379 377 358 361 MB/s
Read 492
Write 465
Mixed 406
SusWrite 382
98% 436 MB/s
4K Read 43.1
4K Write 122
4K Mixed 60.3
207% 75.1 MB/s
DQ Read 382
DQ Write 344
DQ Mixed 361
271% 362 MB/s
92GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MVT03D0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 473 451 388 302 205 170 MB/s
Read 481
Write 463
Mixed 398
SusWrite 332
94% 418 MB/s
4K Read 34.9
4K Write 96.3
4K Mixed 47.4
165% 59.5 MB/s
DQ Read 380
DQ Write 337
DQ Mixed 356
268% 358 MB/s
402GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MVT03D0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 437 437 441 440 441 441 MB/s
Read 446
Write 424
Mixed 375
SusWrite 440
95% 421 MB/s
4K Read 31.1
4K Write 75.2
4K Mixed 41.6
140% 49.3 MB/s
DQ Read 381
DQ Write 334
DQ Mixed 353
266% 356 MB/s
399GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MVT03D0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 425 418 424 395 375 385 MB/s
Read 450
Write 435
Mixed 382
SusWrite 404
94% 418 MB/s
4K Read 29.4
4K Write 61.6
4K Mixed 37
125% 42.7 MB/s
DQ Read 376
DQ Write 332
DQ Mixed 351
264% 353 MB/s
407GB free
Firmware: MVT02D0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 253 358 343 341 338 357 MB/s
Read 439
Write 398
Mixed 359
SusWrite 332
86% 382 MB/s
4K Read 35.1
4K Write 56.5
4K Mixed 42.4
137% 44.7 MB/s
DQ Read 380
DQ Write 270
DQ Mixed 357
258% 336 MB/s
366GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MVT02D0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 302 279 319 344 325 324 MB/s
Read 453
Write 406
Mixed 358
SusWrite 316
86% 383 MB/s
4K Read 33.2
4K Write 60.8
4K Mixed 40.3
134% 44.8 MB/s
DQ Read 382
DQ Write 326
DQ Mixed 333
255% 347 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 45,447,111 SSDs tested.

Typical PM871b 2.5 7mm 512GB Builds (Compare 1,302 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 33%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 78%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 29%
Raft

System: Dell Precision 5820 Tower

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