Average Bench: 43.9% (675th of 859)

Based on 949 user benchmarks.  Model: SAMSUNG SSD CM871 M.2 2280 128GB

Below average average bench

The Samsung CM871 M.2 2280 128GB averaged 56.0% 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 20.9MB/s

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung CM871 M.2 2280 128GB is just 18.7%. 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 28.2MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 76.8MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 949 samples)
Min Avg Max
450 Read 481 500
29.4 Write 76.8 131
50.5 Mixed 121 208
48.5% 226 MB/s
Min Avg Max
11.4 4K Read 20.9 26.3
13 4K Write 28.4 41.8
6.29 4K Mixed 9.03 11
58.3% 19.4 MB/s
Min Avg Max
18.7 DQ Read 112 178
13.8 DQ Write 28.2 41.3
6.5 DQ Mixed 16 28.6
25.8% 52.1 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
53GB free
Firmware: FXT21D1Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 509
Write 126
Mixed 210
61% 282 MB/s
4K Read 29.5
4K Write 41.8
4K Mixed 11.2
81% 27.5 MB/s
DQ Read 29.5
DQ Write 41.9
DQ Mixed 11.4
15% 27.6 MB/s
68GB free
Firmware: FXT21D1Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 510
Write 127
Mixed 203
61% 280 MB/s
4K Read 29.2
4K Write 40.5
4K Mixed 11.5
80% 27.1 MB/s
DQ Read 29.6
DQ Write 40.6
DQ Mixed 24.3
21% 31.5 MB/s
59GB free
Firmware: FXT21D1Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 509
Write 60.7
Mixed 129
50% 233 MB/s
4K Read 29
4K Write 34.9
4K Mixed 10.4
76% 24.7 MB/s
DQ Read 29.8
DQ Write 29.8
DQ Mixed 11
13% 23.5 MB/s
57GB free
Firmware: FXT21D1Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 499
Write 70.6
Mixed 109
48% 226 MB/s
4K Read 21.4
4K Write 38.1
4K Mixed 9.41
65% 23 MB/s
DQ Read 25.7
DQ Write 29.6
DQ Mixed 9.28
12% 21.5 MB/s
62GB free
Firmware: FXT21D1Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 494
Write 64.2
Mixed 94
46% 218 MB/s
4K Read 13
4K Write 22
4K Mixed 8.34
42% 14.4 MB/s
DQ Read 158
DQ Write 20.1
DQ Mixed 18.2
31% 65.5 MB/s
5GB free
Firmware: FXT21D1Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 480
Write 23.1
Mixed 57.8
39% 187 MB/s
4K Read 15.1
4K Write 14.8
4K Mixed 8.04
41% 12.7 MB/s
DQ Read 133
DQ Write 13.1
DQ Mixed 9.02
23% 51.7 MB/s
62GB free
Firmware: FXT21D1Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 484
Write 79.9
Mixed 113
48% 226 MB/s
4K Read 11.9
4K Write 16.9
4K Mixed 6.89
36% 11.9 MB/s
DQ Read 13.9
DQ Write 26.1
DQ Mixed 18.9
15% 19.7 MB/s
49GB free
Firmware: FXT21D1Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 481
Write 37.2
Mixed 74.4
42% 197 MB/s
4K Read 16
4K Write 16.3
4K Mixed 7.78
43% 13.4 MB/s
DQ Read 19.7
DQ Write 22
DQ Mixed 7.72
9% 16.5 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 3,837,917 SSDs tested.

Typical CM871 M.2 2280 128GB Builds (Compare 1,978 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 16%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 51%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 38%
Jet ski

System: Alienware 17 R3

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