Average Bench: 43.2% (794th of 956)

Based on 1,674 user benchmarks.  Model: SAMSUNG SSD CM871 M.2 2280 128GB

Below average average bench

The Samsung CM871 M.2 2280 128GB averaged 56.8% 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 462MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 20.2MB/s

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung CM871 M.2 2280 128GB is 21.8%. 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 27.1MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 56.1MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,674 samples)
Min Avg Max
366 Read 462 500
26.3 Write 73.6 132
51.4 Mixed 117 210
23.7 SusWrite 56.1 127
38.2% 177 MB/s
Min Avg Max
10.6 4K Read 20.2 26.4
12.1 4K Write 27 42.1
6.53 4K Mixed 10.7 18.9
58.6% 19.3 MB/s
Min Avg Max
17.3 DQ Read 120 178
13.4 DQ Write 27.1 41.3
6.77 DQ Mixed 21.5 46
29.2% 56.1 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
74GB free (System drive)
Firmware: FXT21D1Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 120 128 131 131 130 129 MB/s
Read 345
Write 133
Mixed 158
SusWrite 128
42% 191 MB/s
4K Read 14.8
4K Write 41.5
4K Mixed 16.4
65% 24.2 MB/s
DQ Read 170
DQ Write 40.5
DQ Mixed 57.4
55% 89.3 MB/s
34GB free (System drive)
Firmware: FXT21D1Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 43 45 43 43 38 39 MB/s
Read 433
Write 49.5
Mixed 82.3
SusWrite 41.8
32% 152 MB/s
4K Read 22.4
4K Write 20.2
4K Mixed 18.9
69% 20.5 MB/s
DQ Read 164
DQ Write 18.3
DQ Mixed 23.8
35% 68.9 MB/s
32GB free (System drive)
Firmware: FXT21D1Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 41 28 35 37 36 38 MB/s
Read 442
Write 45.2
Mixed 104
SusWrite 35.9
34% 157 MB/s
4K Read 23
4K Write 24.7
4K Mixed 17
70% 21.6 MB/s
DQ Read 151
DQ Write 19.6
DQ Mixed 29.7
36% 66.7 MB/s
28GB free (System drive)
Firmware: FXT21D1Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 41 38 42 39 42 39 MB/s
Read 422
Write 44.8
Mixed 89.3
SusWrite 40.2
32% 149 MB/s
4K Read 20.5
4K Write 22.6
4K Mixed 15.7
63% 19.6 MB/s
DQ Read 171
DQ Write 16.3
DQ Mixed 30.7
38% 72.5 MB/s
24GB free (System drive)
Firmware: FXT21D1Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 47 45 42 37 26 33 MB/s
Read 354
Write 92.7
Mixed 113
SusWrite 38.3
32% 150 MB/s
4K Read 10.1
4K Write 16.4
4K Mixed 9.5
36% 12 MB/s
DQ Read 167
DQ Write 24.4
DQ Mixed 38
42% 76.3 MB/s
2GB free (System drive)
Firmware: FXT22D1Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 15 15 13 12 12 11 MB/s
Read 379
Write 14.5
Mixed 37.7
SusWrite 13
23% 111 MB/s
4K Read 15.1
4K Write 8.5
4K Mixed 8.5
38% 10.7 MB/s
DQ Read 133
DQ Write 10.5
DQ Mixed 15.4
26% 53 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 8,570,448 SSDs tested.

Typical CM871 M.2 2280 128GB Builds (Compare 8,055 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 16%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 48%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 32%
Sail boat

System: Dell Inspiron 7559

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