Average Bench: 44.8% (862nd of 1018)

Based on 2,317 user benchmarks.  Model: SAMSUNG SSD CM871 M.2 2280 128GB

Below average average bench

The Samsung CM871 M.2 2280 128GB averaged 55.1% 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 20.8MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 416MB/s

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung CM871 M.2 2280 128GB is 24.2%. 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 26.5MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 62.4MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 2,317 samples)
Min Avg Max
326 Read 416 470
23.7 Write 78.2 134
45.8 Mixed 111 167
19.7 SusWrite 62.4 132
36.1% 167 MB/s
Min Avg Max
10.4 4K Read 20.8 28.3
11 4K Write 26.3 42.5
10 4K Mixed 16.5 22.1
66.6% 21.2 MB/s
Min Avg Max
127 DQ Read 164 180
12.9 DQ Write 26.5 41.3
21 DQ Mixed 41.1 58.1
43.9% 77.1 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
73GB free (System drive)
Firmware: FXT21D1Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 120 121 131 130 130 128 MB/s
Read 430
Write 130
Mixed 163
SusWrite 126
47% 213 MB/s
4K Read 24.1
4K Write 42.2
4K Mixed 17.5
81% 27.9 MB/s
DQ Read 167
DQ Write 41.4
DQ Mixed 57.5
54% 88.6 MB/s
72GB free (System drive)
Firmware: FXT21D1Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 120 129 129 116 88 74 MB/s
Read 420
Write 130
Mixed 159
SusWrite 109
45% 205 MB/s
4K Read 22
4K Write 41.5
4K Mixed 16
76% 26.5 MB/s
DQ Read 168
DQ Write 41.2
DQ Mixed 57.7
54% 88.8 MB/s
67GB free (System drive)
Firmware: FXT21D1Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 121 67 63 62 56 59 MB/s
Read 420
Write 130
Mixed 162
SusWrite 71.5
43% 196 MB/s
4K Read 20.9
4K Write 42.8
4K Mixed 16.9
76% 26.9 MB/s
DQ Read 168
DQ Write 41.3
DQ Mixed 57.9
55% 89 MB/s
45GB free (System drive)
Firmware: FXT21D1Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 43 42 40 40 40 40 MB/s
Read 454
Write 41.7
Mixed 88
SusWrite 40.8
33% 156 MB/s
4K Read 22.6
4K Write 21.3
4K Mixed 17.8
68% 20.6 MB/s
DQ Read 175
DQ Write 20.9
DQ Mixed 30.7
40% 75.4 MB/s
65GB free (System drive)
Firmware: FXT21D1Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 84 59 54 53 54 54 MB/s
Read 417
Write 130
Mixed 166
SusWrite 59.5
42% 193 MB/s
4K Read 16.5
4K Write 32.7
4K Mixed 14.5
61% 21.2 MB/s
DQ Read 150
DQ Write 41
DQ Mixed 57.8
52% 82.8 MB/s
73GB free (System drive)
Firmware: FXT21D1Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 76 72 76 74 75 105 MB/s
Read 383
Write 55.4
Mixed 112
SusWrite 79.6
34% 157 MB/s
4K Read 14.2
4K Write 18.7
4K Mixed 13.7
49% 15.5 MB/s
DQ Read 146
DQ Write 20.7
DQ Mixed 35
38% 67.4 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 23,808,560 SSDs tested.

Typical CM871 M.2 2280 128GB Builds (Compare 4,625 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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