Average Bench: 44.3% (853rd of 1011)

Based on 1,824 user benchmarks.  Model: SAMSUNG SSD CM871 M.2 2280 128GB

Below average average bench

The Samsung CM871 M.2 2280 128GB averaged 55.7% 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 20.2MB/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 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 25.9MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 60.6MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,824 samples)
Min Avg Max
330 Read 416 468
22.7 Write 75.5 133
44.4 Mixed 107 167
19.3 SusWrite 60.6 131
35.7% 165 MB/s
Min Avg Max
9.18 4K Read 20.2 27.4
11 4K Write 25.3 42.5
10.1 4K Mixed 16.3 21.7
64.9% 20.6 MB/s
Min Avg Max
129 DQ Read 165 181
12.1 DQ Write 25.9 41.3
20.9 DQ Mixed 40.4 57.9
43.6% 77 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
70GB free
Firmware: FXT21D1Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 130 133 134 133 133 132 MB/s
Read 448
Write 132
Mixed 162
SusWrite 132
48% 219 MB/s
4K Read 27
4K Write 41.8
4K Mixed 22.6
92% 30.5 MB/s
DQ Read 172
DQ Write 40.9
DQ Mixed 56.9
55% 90 MB/s
65GB free (System drive)
Firmware: FXT21D1Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 128 132 106 93 80 76 MB/s
Read 478
Write 134
Mixed 174
SusWrite 103
48% 222 MB/s
4K Read 27.1
4K Write 42.6
4K Mixed 23.3
94% 31 MB/s
DQ Read 169
DQ Write 41
DQ Mixed 58.4
55% 89.5 MB/s
22GB free (System drive)
Firmware: FXT21D1Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 49 52 47 43 45 40 MB/s
Read 410
Write 55.5
Mixed 97.5
SusWrite 46
33% 152 MB/s
4K Read 22.2
4K Write 23.3
4K Mixed 19
70% 21.5 MB/s
DQ Read 166
DQ Write 25.2
DQ Mixed 42.3
45% 77.9 MB/s
25GB free (System drive)
Firmware: FXT21D1Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 46 48 48 46 46 48 MB/s
Read 427
Write 46
Mixed 81.8
SusWrite 46.7
32% 150 MB/s
4K Read 22.6
4K Write 20.8
4K Mixed 13.8
63% 19.1 MB/s
DQ Read 169
DQ Write 21.7
DQ Mixed 41.8
44% 77.4 MB/s
46GB free (System drive)
Firmware: FXT21D1Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 41 41 41 39 39 65 MB/s
Read 416
Write 35
Mixed 76.7
SusWrite 44.1
30% 143 MB/s
4K Read 17.8
4K Write 16.1
4K Mixed 14.4
54% 16.1 MB/s
DQ Read 181
DQ Write 19.7
DQ Mixed 33.3
41% 78 MB/s
23GB free (System drive)
Firmware: FXT21D1Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 22 22 24 23 28 22 MB/s
Read 430
Write 36.8
Mixed 58
SusWrite 23.4
29% 137 MB/s
4K Read 19.7
4K Write 12.3
4K Mixed 14.7
55% 15.6 MB/s
DQ Read 172
DQ Write 12.6
DQ Mixed 26.1
36% 70.2 MB/s
6GB free (System drive)
Firmware: FXT21D1Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 32 31 27 24 24 24 MB/s
Read 380
Write 38.5
Mixed 88.5
SusWrite 27
29% 133 MB/s
4K Read 18.7
4K Write 23.4
4K Mixed 8.4
52% 16.8 MB/s
DQ Read 160
DQ Write 21.8
DQ Mixed 28.3
37% 70 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 16,734,081 SSDs tested.

Typical CM871 M.2 2280 128GB Builds (Compare 3,771 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 15%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 47%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 33%
Sail boat

System: Alienware 17 R3

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