Average Bench: 44.7% (882nd of 1037)

Based on 2,526 user benchmarks.  Model: SAMSUNG SSD CM871 M.2 2280 128GB

Below average average bench

The Samsung CM871 M.2 2280 128GB averaged 55.3% 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 414MB/s

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung CM871 M.2 2280 128GB is 24%. 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 26.8MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 62.6MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 2,526 samples)
Min Avg Max
325 Read 414 471
20.8 Write 79.7 133
45.3 Mixed 111 167
19.3 SusWrite 62.6 131
36.1% 167 MB/s
Min Avg Max
9.7 4K Read 20.8 28.5
11 4K Write 26.4 42.5
10.1 4K Mixed 16.3 21.8
66.4% 21.2 MB/s
Min Avg Max
110 DQ Read 163 180
11.9 DQ Write 26.8 41.3
19.4 DQ Mixed 40.6 58
43.6% 76.8 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
108GB free
Firmware: FXT21D1Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 128 128 129 129 129 128 MB/s
Read 468
Write 128
Mixed 171
SusWrite 129
49% 224 MB/s
4K Read 27.1
4K Write 42
4K Mixed 23.5
93% 30.9 MB/s
DQ Read 171
DQ Write 40
DQ Mixed 57.2
54% 89.3 MB/s
71GB free (System drive)
Firmware: FXT21D1Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 128 127 126 126 127 130 MB/s
Read 433
Write 129
Mixed 158
SusWrite 127
46% 212 MB/s
4K Read 28.2
4K Write 41.1
4K Mixed 20.8
91% 30 MB/s
DQ Read 169
DQ Write 40.6
DQ Mixed 57.6
55% 89 MB/s
70GB free (System drive)
Firmware: FXT21D1Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 117 115 85 80 72 64 MB/s
Read 439
Write 129
Mixed 150
SusWrite 88.8
44% 202 MB/s
4K Read 21.9
4K Write 40.4
4K Mixed 18
78% 26.8 MB/s
DQ Read 100
DQ Write 35.4
DQ Mixed 40.4
37% 58.7 MB/s
69GB free (System drive)
Firmware: FXT22D1Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 68 70 74 69 68 76 MB/s
Read 461
Write 67.2
Mixed 114
SusWrite 70.7
38% 178 MB/s
4K Read 21.6
4K Write 24.7
4K Mixed 17.4
68% 21.2 MB/s
DQ Read 165
DQ Write 26.1
DQ Mixed 47
47% 79.4 MB/s
54GB free (System drive)
Firmware: FXT21D1Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 85 85 85 82 88 91 MB/s
Read 403
Write 89.5
Mixed 134
SusWrite 86
39% 178 MB/s
4K Read 19.2
4K Write 28.6
4K Mixed 15.2
64% 21 MB/s
DQ Read 165
DQ Write 35
DQ Mixed 48.3
49% 82.8 MB/s
68GB free (System drive)
Firmware: FXT21D1Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 62 65 63 64 66 66 MB/s
Read 402
Write 62.4
Mixed 100
SusWrite 64.3
34% 157 MB/s
4K Read 22.8
4K Write 22
4K Mixed 18.1
69% 21 MB/s
DQ Read 138
DQ Write 26.3
DQ Mixed 22.5
32% 62.3 MB/s
23GB free (System drive)
Firmware: FXT21D1Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 20 20 21 20 19 20 MB/s
Read 421
Write 25.5
Mixed 43
SusWrite 20.1
27% 127 MB/s
4K Read 26.3
4K Write 11
4K Mixed 15.1
65% 17.5 MB/s
DQ Read 103
DQ Write 10.8
DQ Mixed 19.6
24% 44.4 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 31,609,663 SSDs tested.

Typical CM871 M.2 2280 128GB Builds (Compare 1,042 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 10%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 62%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 10%
Tree trunk

System: Alienware 17 R3

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