Average Bench: 44.2% (843rd of 1003)

Based on 1,699 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 20.3MB/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 26.1%. 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 25.6MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 59.9MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,699 samples)
Min Avg Max
330 Read 416 469
20.7 Write 73.8 133
43.7 Mixed 106 167
18.8 SusWrite 59.9 131
35.4% 164 MB/s
Min Avg Max
9.24 4K Read 20.3 27.9
10.6 4K Write 25 42.5
10 4K Mixed 16.4 22.2
65% 20.5 MB/s
Min Avg Max
116 DQ Read 163 180
12 DQ Write 25.6 41.3
18.2 DQ Mixed 39.6 57.8
43% 76.2 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
87GB free (System drive)
Firmware: FXT22D1Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 119 120 134 134 133 134 MB/s
Read 453
Write 131
Mixed 158
SusWrite 129
48% 218 MB/s
4K Read 21.2
4K Write 41.5
4K Mixed 19.7
79% 27.5 MB/s
DQ Read 169
DQ Write 40.5
DQ Mixed 57.5
54% 89.1 MB/s
86GB free (System drive)
Firmware: FXT22D1Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 95 131 134 133 133 123 MB/s
Read 438
Write 132
Mixed 160
SusWrite 125
47% 214 MB/s
4K Read 20.7
4K Write 41.7
4K Mixed 19.3
78% 27.2 MB/s
DQ Read 174
DQ Write 39.7
DQ Mixed 57.7
55% 90.4 MB/s
81GB free (System drive)
Firmware: FXT21D1Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 67 71 69 72 72 72 MB/s
Read 458
Write 72
Mixed 112
SusWrite 70.8
38% 178 MB/s
4K Read 26.2
4K Write 29.6
4K Mixed 18.8
80% 24.9 MB/s
DQ Read 167
DQ Write 27.8
DQ Mixed 47
47% 80.6 MB/s
44GB free (System drive)
Firmware: FXT21D1Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 66 62 44 36 35 33 MB/s
Read 442
Write 130
Mixed 161
SusWrite 46.1
42% 195 MB/s
4K Read 24
4K Write 41.7
4K Mixed 18.1
82% 27.9 MB/s
DQ Read 166
DQ Write 33.2
DQ Mixed 42.2
46% 80.5 MB/s
44GB free (System drive)
Firmware: FXT21D1Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 35 34 34 36 35 53 MB/s
Read 436
Write 32.4
Mixed 87.2
SusWrite 37.7
32% 148 MB/s
4K Read 25.8
4K Write 14.2
4K Mixed 18.2
70% 19.4 MB/s
DQ Read 180
DQ Write 14.7
DQ Mixed 35.4
41% 76.6 MB/s
13GB free (System drive)
Firmware: FXT21D1Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 44 47 34 33 33 28 MB/s
Read 407
Write 67.5
Mixed 97
SusWrite 36.5
33% 152 MB/s
4K Read 17.4
4K Write 24.4
4K Mixed 15.3
59% 19 MB/s
DQ Read 167
DQ Write 15.9
DQ Mixed 44.9
45% 76.1 MB/s
13GB free (System drive)
Firmware: FXT21D1Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 34 28 28 27 24 25 MB/s
Read 399
Write 30.8
Mixed 29.1
SusWrite 27.7
26% 122 MB/s
4K Read 23.9
4K Write 15.7
4K Mixed 12.7
61% 17.4 MB/s
DQ Read 188
DQ Write 13.9
DQ Mixed 29.8
40% 77.2 MB/s
6GB free (System drive)
Firmware: FXT21D1Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 17 15 15 14 16 15 MB/s
Read 323
Write 23.3
Mixed 49.5
SusWrite 15.4
22% 103 MB/s
4K Read 25.9
4K Write 8.7
4K Mixed 12.5
60% 15.7 MB/s
DQ Read 166
DQ Write 10
DQ Mixed 21.3
32% 65.8 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 15,013,832 SSDs tested.

Typical CM871 M.2 2280 128GB Builds (Compare 3,483 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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