Average Bench: 43.7% (699th of 885)

Based on 1,265 user benchmarks.  Model: SAMSUNG SSD CM871 M.2 2280 128GB

Below average average bench

The Samsung CM871 M.2 2280 128GB averaged 56.2% 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 480MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 20.4MB/s

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung CM871 M.2 2280 128GB is just 19.5%. 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 28.8MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 77.3MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,265 samples)
Min Avg Max
434 Read 480 500
28.4 Write 77.3 132
51.3 Mixed 123 210
48.6% 227 MB/s
Min Avg Max
10.9 4K Read 20.4 26
13 4K Write 28.7 42.2
6.2 4K Mixed 9 11.1
57.7% 19.4 MB/s
Min Avg Max
17.8 DQ Read 111 178
14 DQ Write 28.8 41.6
6.47 DQ Mixed 16.2 28.8
25.9% 52.2 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
80GB free
Firmware: FXT21D1Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 473
Write 113
Mixed 168
54% 252 MB/s
4K Read 23.1
4K Write 36.3
4K Mixed 9.76
67% 23 MB/s
DQ Read 40.7
DQ Write 27.2
DQ Mixed 10.6
14% 26.2 MB/s
46GB free
Firmware: FXT21D1Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 484
Write 53.7
Mixed 104
46% 214 MB/s
4K Read 25.2
4K Write 33.8
4K Mixed 10.6
70% 23.2 MB/s
DQ Read 132
DQ Write 36.5
DQ Mixed 17
30% 61.7 MB/s
65GB free
Firmware: FXT21D1Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 489
Write 67.2
Mixed 97.3
46% 218 MB/s
4K Read 25
4K Write 29.3
4K Mixed 8.75
65% 21 MB/s
DQ Read 21.3
DQ Write 24
DQ Mixed 22.5
17% 22.6 MB/s
43GB free
Firmware: FXT21D1Q
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Read 488
Write 89.2
Mixed 118
50% 232 MB/s
4K Read 20.2
4K Write 27.9
4K Mixed 9.33
57% 19.1 MB/s
DQ Read 21.9
DQ Write 39.7
DQ Mixed 24
20% 28.5 MB/s
21GB free
Firmware: FXT21D1Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 456
Write 45.1
Mixed 108
43% 203 MB/s
4K Read 19.4
4K Write 32.6
4K Mixed 11.2
61% 21.1 MB/s
DQ Read 120
DQ Write 22.5
DQ Mixed 21.7
29% 54.8 MB/s
4GB free
Firmware: FXT21D1Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 476
Write 65.8
Mixed 97.6
46% 213 MB/s
4K Read 12.8
4K Write 19.8
4K Mixed 8.23
40% 13.6 MB/s
DQ Read 176
DQ Write 17.2
DQ Mixed 18.2
33% 70.4 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 5,673,090 SSDs tested.

Typical CM871 M.2 2280 128GB Builds (Compare 1,898 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 16%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 51%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 37%
Jet ski

System: Alienware 17 R3

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