Average Bench: 44% (671st of 853)

Based on 856 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 20.8MB/s

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung CM871 M.2 2280 128GB is just 18.2%. 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 28.5MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 79.2MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 856 samples)
Min Avg Max
455 Read 481 499
30 Write 79.2 131
52.6 Mixed 125 208
49% 228 MB/s
Min Avg Max
11.3 4K Read 20.8 26.2
13 4K Write 28.5 41.8
6.45 4K Mixed 9.01 11
58.2% 19.5 MB/s
Min Avg Max
18.2 DQ Read 109 178
14 DQ Write 28.5 41.5
6.42 DQ Mixed 15.8 28.7
25.4% 51.2 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 486
Write 130
Mixed 204
59% 273 MB/s
4K Read 21.1
4K Write 41.1
4K Mixed 9.92
66% 24.1 MB/s
DQ Read 177
DQ Write 40.7
DQ Mixed 28.7
42% 82 MB/s
93GB free
Firmware: FXT21D1Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 493
Write 132
Mixed 206
60% 277 MB/s
4K Read 22.9
4K Write 42.1
4K Mixed 10.5
70% 25.2 MB/s
DQ Read 23.8
DQ Write 42.7
DQ Mixed 9.41
14% 25.3 MB/s
80GB free
Firmware: FXT21D1Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 490
Write 130
Mixed 206
60% 275 MB/s
4K Read 21.1
4K Write 39.5
4K Mixed 9.04
64% 23.2 MB/s
DQ Read 22.7
DQ Write 41.7
DQ Mixed 16
17% 26.8 MB/s
34GB free
Firmware: FXT21D1Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 463
Write 31.2
Mixed 56.4
39% 184 MB/s
4K Read 25.9
4K Write 20.1
4K Mixed 8.01
60% 18 MB/s
DQ Read 178
DQ Write 20.7
DQ Mixed 11.7
31% 70.1 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 470
Write 39.6
Mixed 67
41% 192 MB/s
4K Read 22.1
4K Write 19.4
4K Mixed 4.2
49% 15.2 MB/s
DQ Read 9.73
DQ Write 18.6
DQ Mixed 4.3
6% 10.9 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 3,339,136 SSDs tested.

Typical CM871 M.2 2280 128GB Builds (Compare 1,737 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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