Average Bench: 89.8% (275th of 1012)

Based on 319 user benchmarks.  Model: SAMSUNG SSD SM871 2.5 7mm 512GB

Very good average bench

The Samsung SM871 2.5 7mm 512GB averaged just 10.2% 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 184MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 35.1MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung SM871 2.5 7mm 512GB is 57.2%. 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. Sustained Write Speed 325MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 363MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 319 samples)
Min Avg Max
352 Read 467 515
193 Write 374 487
231 Mixed 363 499
127 SusWrite 325 474
85.8% 382 MB/s
Min Avg Max
16.1 4K Read 29.7 42.1
25.3 4K Write 67.4 112
15.4 4K Mixed 35.1 53.9
126% 44.1 MB/s
Min Avg Max
24.9 DQ Read 243 381
48.9 DQ Write 222 338
15 DQ Mixed 184 351
151% 216 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
384GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMM02D0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 408 389 374 387 400 379 MB/s
Read 471
Write 438
Mixed 332
SusWrite 390
92% 408 MB/s
4K Read 37.1
4K Write 88.8
4K Mixed 43.6
159% 56.5 MB/s
DQ Read 380
DQ Write 323
DQ Mixed 349
262% 350 MB/s
394GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMM03D0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 417 428 428 411 407 428 MB/s
Read 465
Write 416
Mixed 338
SusWrite 420
92% 410 MB/s
4K Read 30.5
4K Write 72
4K Mixed 38.1
133% 46.9 MB/s
DQ Read 350
DQ Write 311
DQ Mixed 330
248% 331 MB/s
437GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMM02D0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 411 432 431 427 412 438 MB/s
Read 449
Write 426
Mixed 325
SusWrite 425
92% 406 MB/s
4K Read 30.7
4K Write 60.1
4K Mixed 36.6
125% 42.5 MB/s
DQ Read 376
DQ Write 325
DQ Mixed 353
264% 351 MB/s
440GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMM03D0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 358 378 420 393 394 394 MB/s
Read 421
Write 387
Mixed 315
SusWrite 390
85% 378 MB/s
4K Read 20.4
4K Write 63.1
4K Mixed 33.8
108% 39.1 MB/s
DQ Read 356
DQ Write 282
DQ Mixed 307
233% 315 MB/s
216GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMM03D0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 228 215 214 215 215 214 MB/s
Read 462
Write 228
Mixed 292
SusWrite 217
67% 299 MB/s
4K Read 27.7
4K Write 46.7
4K Mixed 33.9
110% 36.1 MB/s
DQ Read 380
DQ Write 230
DQ Mixed 318
234% 309 MB/s
177GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMM02D0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 318 322 324 329 330 334 MB/s
Read 295
Write 338
Mixed 266
SusWrite 326
69% 306 MB/s
4K Read 28.8
4K Write 52.8
4K Mixed 35.6
117% 39.1 MB/s
DQ Read 33
DQ Write 69
DQ Mixed 42.4
35% 48.1 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 SM871 2.5 7mm 512GB Builds (Compare 3,766 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 24%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 61%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 42%
Speed boat

Motherboard: Dell Precision Tower 5810

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 10% - Terrible Total price: $440

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