Average Bench: 76.6% (490th of 1016)

Based on 46 user benchmarks.  Model: SAMSUNG SSD PM871 mSATA 256GB SED

Good average bench

The Samsung PM871 mSATA 256GB SED averaged 23.4% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Samsung PM871 mSATA 256GB SED near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 184MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 301MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung PM871 mSATA 256GB SED is 35%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Samsung PM871 mSATA 256GB SED performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 251MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 257MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 46 samples)
Min Avg Max
364 Read 445 508
8.7 Write 268 303
88.7 Mixed 251 363
46.8 SusWrite 257 300
68.1% 305 MB/s
Min Avg Max
12.8 4K Read 23.5 34
25.4 4K Write 58.8 113
10.2 4K Mixed 27.1 40.9
102% 36.5 MB/s
Min Avg Max
20.8 DQ Read 301 385
28.3 DQ Write 234 303
9.11 DQ Mixed 184 251
161% 240 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
154GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT43D6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 245 242 243 251 249 251 MB/s
Read 476
Write 281
Mixed 247
SusWrite 247
70% 313 MB/s
4K Read 31.8
4K Write 82.2
4K Mixed 35.9
138% 50 MB/s
DQ Read 315
DQ Write 280
DQ Mixed 245
198% 280 MB/s
203GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT43D6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 287 293 294 294 294 293 MB/s
Read 433
Write 294
Mixed 240
SusWrite 293
70% 315 MB/s
4K Read 26.1
4K Write 58.3
4K Mixed 28.7
107% 37.7 MB/s
DQ Read 381
DQ Write 290
DQ Mixed 245
208% 305 MB/s
62GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT43D6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 201 175 172 170 163 161 MB/s
Read 416
Write 257
Mixed 236
SusWrite 174
60% 271 MB/s
4K Read 26
4K Write 67.6
4K Mixed 32.1
116% 41.9 MB/s
DQ Read 306
DQ Write 240
DQ Mixed 234
186% 260 MB/s
169GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT43D6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 284 288 279 258 264 272 MB/s
Read 378
Write 292
Mixed 240
SusWrite 274
66% 296 MB/s
4K Read 12.8
4K Write 44.5
4K Mixed 20.4
69% 25.9 MB/s
DQ Read 370
DQ Write 298
DQ Mixed 246
208% 304 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 21,546,356 SSDs tested.

Typical PM871 mSATA 256GB SED Builds (Compare 4,612 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 13%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 52%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 31%
Sail boat

System: Dell Latitude E6540

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 50% - Above average Total price: $475

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