Average Bench: 44.4% (860th of 1016)

Based on 2,147 user benchmarks.  Model: SAMSUNG SSD CM871 M.2 2280 128GB

Below average average bench

The Samsung CM871 M.2 2280 128GB averaged 55.5% 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. 4K Random Read Speed 20.5MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 415MB/s

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung CM871 M.2 2280 128GB is 25%. 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 25.8MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 59.9MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 2,147 samples)
Min Avg Max
327 Read 415 469
22.9 Write 76.1 134
45.8 Mixed 108 167
19.5 SusWrite 59.9 132
35.7% 165 MB/s
Min Avg Max
9.82 4K Read 20.5 28
10.8 4K Write 25.6 42.5
10.2 4K Mixed 16.4 22.1
65.7% 20.9 MB/s
Min Avg Max
127 DQ Read 164 181
12.8 DQ Write 25.8 41.3
20.7 DQ Mixed 40.6 58.1
43.7% 77 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
104GB free
Firmware: FXT22D1Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 130 130 132 132 132 130 MB/s
Read 478
Write 130
Mixed 169
SusWrite 131
50% 227 MB/s
4K Read 25.1
4K Write 42.4
4K Mixed 20.1
86% 29.2 MB/s
DQ Read 170
DQ Write 41.1
DQ Mixed 56.4
54% 89.3 MB/s
104GB free (System drive)
Firmware: FXT21D1Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 131 132 132 132 132 132 MB/s
Read 431
Write 133
Mixed 159
SusWrite 132
47% 214 MB/s
4K Read 22.6
4K Write 41.9
4K Mixed 19.6
82% 28 MB/s
DQ Read 168
DQ Write 41.2
DQ Mixed 56.8
54% 88.8 MB/s
102GB free (System drive)
Firmware: FXT21D1Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 118 129 132 134 132 133 MB/s
Read 443
Write 132
Mixed 161
SusWrite 130
48% 216 MB/s
4K Read 20
4K Write 40.1
4K Mixed 18.3
75% 26.1 MB/s
DQ Read 165
DQ Write 40.8
DQ Mixed 56.8
54% 87.5 MB/s
20GB free (System drive)
Firmware: FXT21D1Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 73 62 53 37 30 29 MB/s
Read 465
Write 125
Mixed 164
SusWrite 47.2
44% 200 MB/s
4K Read 20
4K Write 39.9
4K Mixed 19
76% 26.3 MB/s
DQ Read 172
DQ Write 39.6
DQ Mixed 57.5
55% 89.8 MB/s
57GB free (System drive)
Firmware: FXT21D1Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 100 66 63 50 48 52 MB/s
Read 419
Write 130
Mixed 163
SusWrite 63.1
42% 194 MB/s
4K Read 19.4
4K Write 41.9
4K Mixed 18.3
75% 26.5 MB/s
DQ Read 167
DQ Write 40.1
DQ Mixed 56.6
54% 88 MB/s
20GB free (System drive)
Firmware: FXT21D1Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 47 33 30 33 33 33 MB/s
Read 416
Write 112
Mixed 122
SusWrite 34.9
37% 171 MB/s
4K Read 20.4
4K Write 26.2
4K Mixed 19.1
69% 21.9 MB/s
DQ Read 168
DQ Write 24.8
DQ Mixed 39.9
44% 77.7 MB/s
57GB free (System drive)
Firmware: FXT21D1Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 61 56 49 50 51 48 MB/s
Read 420
Write 68.5
Mixed 104
SusWrite 52.5
35% 161 MB/s
4K Read 18.8
4K Write 23.4
4K Mixed 16
61% 19.4 MB/s
DQ Read 170
DQ Write 20.4
DQ Mixed 43
45% 77.9 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 21,680,567 SSDs tested.

Typical CM871 M.2 2280 128GB Builds (Compare 4,398 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 14%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 47%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 33%
Sail boat

System: Alienware 17 R3

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