Average Bench: 96.8% (254th of 1058)

Based on 820 user benchmarks.  Model: SAMSUNG SSD SM871 2.5 7mm 512GB

Excellent average bench

The Samsung SM871 2.5 7mm 512GB averaged just 3.2% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Samsung SM871 2.5 7mm 512GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 297MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 41.1MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung SM871 2.5 7mm 512GB is 57.4%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Samsung SM871 2.5 7mm 512GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 316MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 356MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 820 samples)
Min Avg Max
364 Read 452 507
185 Write 369 456
234 Mixed 316 356
133 SusWrite 356 475
83.8% 373 MB/s
Min Avg Max
17.2 4K Read 31.7 42.9
33.6 4K Write 72.6 114
22.5 4K Mixed 41.1 56.4
139% 48.4 MB/s
Min Avg Max
107 DQ Read 336 384
85.7 DQ Write 282 351
69.3 DQ Mixed 297 357
226% 305 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
325GB free
Firmware: 2D0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 464 465 465 466 466 467 MB/s
Read 491
Write 453
Mixed 356
SusWrite 465
99% 441 MB/s
4K Read 36.7
4K Write 105
4K Mixed 48.5
174% 63.5 MB/s
DQ Read 380
DQ Write 335
DQ Mixed 350
265% 355 MB/s
66GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMM03D0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 156 155 149 140 139 138 MB/s
Read 499
Write 334
Mixed 323
SusWrite 146
72% 325 MB/s
4K Read 39.9
4K Write 103
4K Mixed 52.8
182% 65.1 MB/s
DQ Read 379
DQ Write 241
DQ Mixed 316
234% 312 MB/s
392GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMM02D0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 319 320 321 324 321 323 MB/s
Read 440
Write 424
Mixed 327
SusWrite 321
85% 378 MB/s
4K Read 30.1
4K Write 56.4
4K Mixed 35
120% 40.5 MB/s
DQ Read 378
DQ Write 335
DQ Mixed 348
263% 354 MB/s
312GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMM02D0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 427 432 437 423 418 412 MB/s
Read 452
Write 416
Mixed 329
SusWrite 425
91% 405 MB/s
4K Read 28.7
4K Write 39.9
4K Mixed 32.4
106% 33.7 MB/s
DQ Read 331
DQ Write 176
DQ Mixed 197
162% 235 MB/s
294GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 3D0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 250 233 249 254 252 265 MB/s
Read 429
Write 229
Mixed 299
SusWrite 250
67% 302 MB/s
4K Read 30.4
4K Write 30.2
4K Mixed 18.8
86% 26.5 MB/s
DQ Read 378
DQ Write 78.7
DQ Mixed 132
122% 196 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 45,403,532 SSDs tested.

Typical SM871 2.5 7mm 512GB Builds (Compare 4,074 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 21%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 79%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 19%
Surfboard

Motherboard: Dell Precision Tower 5810

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 9% - Terrible Total price: $440

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