Average Bench: 69% (608th of 1012)

Based on 472 user benchmarks.  Model: SAMSUNG SSD PM871 M.2 2280 128GB

Above average average bench

The Samsung PM871 M.2 2280 128GB averaged 31.0% 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-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 96.8MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 27.6MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung PM871 M.2 2280 128GB is 36.4%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Samsung PM871 M.2 2280 128GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 124MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 138MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 472 samples)
Min Avg Max
393 Read 475 513
84.9 Write 138 156
115 Mixed 190 234
58.7 SusWrite 124 152
50.8% 232 MB/s
Min Avg Max
15.3 4K Read 27.6 36.2
35.9 4K Write 74 115
10.7 4K Mixed 24.1 36.5
112% 41.9 MB/s
Min Avg Max
21.7 DQ Read 258 379
62.6 DQ Write 125 156
11.1 DQ Mixed 96.8 185
97% 160 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
91GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT23D0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 152 150 151 149 150 150 MB/s
Read 470
Write 155
Mixed 188
SusWrite 150
53% 241 MB/s
4K Read 36
4K Write 115
4K Mixed 34.8
160% 62 MB/s
DQ Read 362
DQ Write 154
DQ Mixed 180
154% 232 MB/s
92GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT22D0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 149 146 149 149 149 147 MB/s
Read 457
Write 150
Mixed 179
SusWrite 148
51% 234 MB/s
4K Read 29.2
4K Write 104
4K Mixed 37.5
147% 56.8 MB/s
DQ Read 378
DQ Write 153
DQ Mixed 186
159% 239 MB/s
24GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT23D0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 149 150 150 150 150 151 MB/s
Read 466
Write 155
Mixed 174
SusWrite 150
52% 236 MB/s
4K Read 33.5
4K Write 95.5
4K Mixed 32.4
143% 53.8 MB/s
DQ Read 352
DQ Write 154
DQ Mixed 183
154% 230 MB/s
91GB free
Firmware: EMT22D0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 149 148 150 148 148 149 MB/s
Read 443
Write 153
Mixed 180
SusWrite 149
51% 231 MB/s
4K Read 32.4
4K Write 106
4K Mixed 30.3
144% 56.2 MB/s
DQ Read 379
DQ Write 152
DQ Mixed 184
158% 238 MB/s
19GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT23D0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 150 151 149 149 146 141 MB/s
Read 466
Write 155
Mixed 181
SusWrite 148
52% 237 MB/s
4K Read 33.2
4K Write 96.6
4K Mixed 31
141% 53.6 MB/s
DQ Read 353
DQ Write 154
DQ Mixed 181
153% 229 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 19,944,221 SSDs tested.

Typical PM871 M.2 2280 128GB Builds (Compare 2,952 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 14%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 51%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 35%
Jet ski

System: Alienware 15 R2

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