Average Bench: 43.6% (749th of 921)

Based on 1,381 user benchmarks.  Model: SAMSUNG SSD CM871 M.2 2280 128GB

Below average average bench

The Samsung CM871 M.2 2280 128GB averaged 56.3% 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

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung CM871 M.2 2280 128GB is 20.1%. 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 77MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,381 samples)
Min Avg Max
432 Read 480 501
27.7 Write 77 133
51.3 Mixed 123 210
48.6% 227 MB/s
Min Avg Max
10.7 4K Read 20.4 26.1
12.5 4K Write 28.5 42.2
6.23 4K Mixed 9.02 11.2
57.5% 19.3 MB/s
Min Avg Max
17.7 DQ Read 110 178
13.9 DQ Write 28.8 41.5
6.41 DQ Mixed 16.6 28.9
25.9% 51.7 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
105GB free
Firmware: FXT21D1Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 492
Write 133
Mixed 213
61% 279 MB/s
4K Read 19.6
4K Write 41.1
4K Mixed 11
66% 23.9 MB/s
DQ Read 178
DQ Write 40.7
DQ Mixed 29.1
42% 82.5 MB/s
105GB free
Firmware: FXT21D1Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 492
Write 133
Mixed 212
61% 279 MB/s
4K Read 16.5
4K Write 41.9
4K Mixed 11.1
61% 23.2 MB/s
DQ Read 176
DQ Write 41.3
DQ Mixed 29.3
42% 82.4 MB/s
11GB free
Firmware: FXT22D1Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 502
Write 35
Mixed 79.6
44% 205 MB/s
4K Read 18
4K Write 20.3
4K Mixed 8.4
49% 15.6 MB/s
DQ Read 177
DQ Write 15.3
DQ Mixed 11.4
30% 67.8 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 479
Write 35.2
Mixed 55.4
40% 190 MB/s
4K Read 23
4K Write 29.5
4K Mixed 8.69
62% 20.4 MB/s
DQ Read 22.5
DQ Write 19.9
DQ Mixed 12.6
12% 18.3 MB/s
10GB free
Firmware: FXT21D1Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 490
Write 37.9
Mixed 60.9
41% 196 MB/s
4K Read 18.3
4K Write 18.7
4K Mixed 8.42
48% 15.1 MB/s
DQ Read 138
DQ Write 21.6
DQ Mixed 17.3
29% 58.9 MB/s
27GB free
Firmware: FXT21D1Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 474
Write 31.6
Mixed 65.2
40% 190 MB/s
4K Read 19
4K Write 14.9
4K Mixed 8.04
47% 14 MB/s
DQ Read 155
DQ Write 15.8
DQ Mixed 8.46
26% 59.7 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 6,476,257 SSDs tested.

Typical CM871 M.2 2280 128GB Builds (Compare 2,159 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 16%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 50%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 37%
Jet ski

System: Alienware 17 R3

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