Average Bench: 44.4% (854th of 1011)

Based on 1,990 user benchmarks.  Model: SAMSUNG SSD CM871 M.2 2280 128GB

Below average average bench

The Samsung CM871 M.2 2280 128GB averaged 55.6% 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 20.4MB/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 25.7%. 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 25.7MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 60.4MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,990 samples)
Min Avg Max
326 Read 416 468
22.8 Write 75 134
45.8 Mixed 107 167
20.1 SusWrite 60.4 132
35.6% 165 MB/s
Min Avg Max
9.7 4K Read 20.4 27.7
11 4K Write 25.3 42.5
10.2 4K Mixed 16.4 22.1
65.3% 20.7 MB/s
Min Avg Max
132 DQ Read 165 182
12.3 DQ Write 25.7 41.3
22.1 DQ Mixed 40.4 57.9
43.6% 77.2 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
18GB free
Firmware: FXT21D1Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 130 100 72 72 67 63 MB/s
Read 477
Write 128
Mixed 164
SusWrite 84
46% 213 MB/s
4K Read 26
4K Write 41.9
4K Mixed 22.7
91% 30.2 MB/s
DQ Read 170
DQ Write 40.9
DQ Mixed 57.5
55% 89.3 MB/s
75GB free (System drive)
Firmware: FXT21D1Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 125 131 133 134 133 133 MB/s
Read 422
Write 134
Mixed 156
SusWrite 132
46% 211 MB/s
4K Read 24.6
4K Write 41.4
4K Mixed 17.6
82% 27.9 MB/s
DQ Read 172
DQ Write 41.7
DQ Mixed 56.7
55% 90.2 MB/s
75GB free (System drive)
Firmware: FXT21D1Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 126 129 132 134 134 133 MB/s
Read 385
Write 134
Mixed 156
SusWrite 131
44% 202 MB/s
4K Read 24.3
4K Write 42.3
4K Mixed 16.9
81% 27.8 MB/s
DQ Read 174
DQ Write 40.6
DQ Mixed 56.9
55% 90.3 MB/s
6GB free (System drive)
Firmware: FXT21D1Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 53 49 49 40 22 18 MB/s
Read 442
Write 57.3
Mixed 95.5
SusWrite 38.7
34% 158 MB/s
4K Read 24.9
4K Write 27
4K Mixed 18.6
76% 23.5 MB/s
DQ Read 162
DQ Write 24.1
DQ Mixed 35.7
41% 73.8 MB/s
23GB free (System drive)
Firmware: FXT21D1Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 55 38 28 24 24 24 MB/s
Read 438
Write 131
Mixed 160
SusWrite 32.2
41% 190 MB/s
4K Read 23
4K Write 35.1
4K Mixed 17.6
76% 25.2 MB/s
DQ Read 169
DQ Write 25.2
DQ Mixed 39.6
44% 77.8 MB/s
86GB free (System drive)
Firmware: FXT22D1Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 116 94 77 61 62 57 MB/s
Read 376
Write 120
Mixed 141
SusWrite 77.9
39% 179 MB/s
4K Read 20.2
4K Write 35.2
4K Mixed 17.1
71% 24.2 MB/s
DQ Read 171
DQ Write 39.9
DQ Mixed 56.9
54% 89.4 MB/s
26GB free (System drive)
Firmware: FXT21D1Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 34 34 33 31 31 33 MB/s
Read 444
Write 38
Mixed 65.8
SusWrite 32.8
31% 145 MB/s
4K Read 25.4
4K Write 15.5
4K Mixed 16.7
68% 19.2 MB/s
DQ Read 175
DQ Write 14
DQ Mixed 29.7
38% 72.9 MB/s
15GB free (System drive)
Firmware: FXT21D1Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 37 30 26 25 24 23 MB/s
Read 406
Write 32
Mixed 72.5
SusWrite 27.5
29% 134 MB/s
4K Read 25.6
4K Write 15.4
4K Mixed 16.8
68% 19.3 MB/s
DQ Read 171
DQ Write 18.2
DQ Mixed 33.7
40% 74.2 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 18,503,312 SSDs tested.

Typical CM871 M.2 2280 128GB Builds (Compare 4,018 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 14%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 47%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 34%
Sail boat

System: Alienware 17 R3

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