Average Bench: 43.2% (804th of 964)

Based on 1,730 user benchmarks.  Model: SAMSUNG SSD CM871 M.2 2280 128GB

Below average average bench

The Samsung CM871 M.2 2280 128GB averaged 56.7% 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. Sequential Read Speed 453MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 20.3MB/s

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung CM871 M.2 2280 128GB is 22.8%. 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 55.4MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,730 samples)
Min Avg Max
351 Read 453 500
24.1 Write 72.5 133
50.1 Mixed 113 209
22.2 SusWrite 55.4 128
37.4% 174 MB/s
Min Avg Max
10.6 4K Read 20.3 26.7
11 4K Write 26.4 42.2
6.7 4K Mixed 11.8 19.8
59.8% 19.5 MB/s
Min Avg Max
17.3 DQ Read 126 178
13.1 DQ Write 26.5 41.4
7.12 DQ Mixed 24.3 56.1
31.2% 59 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
119GB free
Firmware: FXT21D1Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 128 128 131 131 131 130 MB/s
Read 460
Write 132
Mixed 166
SusWrite 130
49% 222 MB/s
4K Read 24.6
4K Write 42.7
4K Mixed 18.8
84% 28.7 MB/s
DQ Read 169
DQ Write 40.8
DQ Mixed 56.4
54% 88.8 MB/s
107GB free
Firmware: FXT21D1Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 129 131 131 132 132 133 MB/s
Read 463
Write 130
Mixed 168
SusWrite 131
49% 223 MB/s
4K Read 23.4
4K Write 42.2
4K Mixed 19.3
82% 28.3 MB/s
DQ Read 172
DQ Write 40.5
DQ Mixed 57.5
55% 90.1 MB/s
107GB free
Firmware: FXT21D1Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 129 132 133 132 131 132 MB/s
Read 427
Write 132
Mixed 170
SusWrite 131
47% 215 MB/s
4K Read 24.2
4K Write 42.6
4K Mixed 19.3
84% 28.7 MB/s
DQ Read 173
DQ Write 41.1
DQ Mixed 52
52% 88.6 MB/s
72GB free (System drive)
Firmware: FXT21D1Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 127 111 134 134 134 134 MB/s
Read 463
Write 134
Mixed 162
SusWrite 129
49% 222 MB/s
4K Read 22.9
4K Write 37.3
4K Mixed 19.1
79% 26.4 MB/s
DQ Read 170
DQ Write 39.3
DQ Mixed 54.3
53% 87.9 MB/s
37GB free (System drive)
Firmware: FXT21D1Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 133 137 106 89 86 71 MB/s
Read 379
Write 128
Mixed 157
SusWrite 104
42% 192 MB/s
4K Read 19.9
4K Write 42
4K Mixed 18.9
77% 26.9 MB/s
DQ Read 168
DQ Write 42.1
DQ Mixed 57.6
55% 89.1 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 9,664,650 SSDs tested.

Typical CM871 M.2 2280 128GB Builds (Compare 2,475 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 16%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 49%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 36%
Jet ski

System: Alienware 17 R3

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