Average Bench: 44.4% (667th of 850)

Based on 771 user benchmarks.  Model: SAMSUNG SSD CM871 M.2 2280 128GB

Below average average bench

The Samsung CM871 M.2 2280 128GB averaged 55.5% 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. Sequential Read Speed 481MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 21MB/s

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung CM871 M.2 2280 128GB is just 18.5%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Samsung CM871 M.2 2280 128GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 29.3MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 82MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 771 samples)
Min Avg Max
455 Read 481 499
31.5 Write 82 131
54.3 Mixed 129 209
49.6% 231 MB/s
Min Avg Max
11.5 4K Read 21 26.3
13.3 4K Write 29.3 42
6.55 4K Mixed 9.13 11.1
59% 19.8 MB/s
Min Avg Max
18 DQ Read 111 178
14.6 DQ Write 29.3 41.5
6.62 DQ Mixed 15.9 28.7
25.7% 51.9 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
36GB free
Firmware: FXT21D1Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 484
Write 127
Mixed 206
59% 272 MB/s
4K Read 24.7
4K Write 38.9
4K Mixed 10.5
72% 24.7 MB/s
DQ Read 25.7
DQ Write 40.7
DQ Mixed 10.2
14% 25.6 MB/s
75GB free
Firmware: FXT21D1Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 495
Write 133
Mixed 210
61% 279 MB/s
4K Read 22.3
4K Write 42.9
4K Mixed 9.52
69% 24.9 MB/s
DQ Read 23.1
DQ Write 42
DQ Mixed 8.58
13% 24.5 MB/s
11GB free
Firmware: FXT21D1Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 483
Write 49.4
Mixed 61.5
42% 198 MB/s
4K Read 25.2
4K Write 27.9
4K Mixed 9.69
65% 20.9 MB/s
DQ Read 136
DQ Write 26.4
DQ Mixed 20.6
31% 61.1 MB/s
8GB free
Firmware: FXT21D1Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 485
Write 46.6
Mixed 132
47% 221 MB/s
4K Read 21.6
4K Write 21.8
4K Mixed 11
58% 18.1 MB/s
DQ Read 140
DQ Write 20.6
DQ Mixed 27.3
34% 62.5 MB/s
2GB free
Firmware: FXT21D1Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 380
Write 33.7
Mixed 64.5
34% 159 MB/s
4K Read 16.7
4K Write 17.9
4K Mixed 5.7
42% 13.5 MB/s
DQ Read 19.5
DQ Write 16.4
DQ Mixed 6.86
8% 14.2 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 2,840,484 SSDs tested.

Typical CM871 M.2 2280 128GB Builds (Compare 1,516 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 15%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 51%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 38%
Jet ski

System: Alienware 17 R3

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