Average Bench: 110% (204th of 1058)

Based on 4,173 user benchmarks.  Model: SAMSUNG KUS030202M-B000

Outstanding average bench

The Samsung KUS030202M-B000 256GB averaged 9.7% higher than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Samsung KUS030202M-B000 256GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 461MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 587MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung KUS030202M-B000 256GB is 82.1%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the Samsung KUS030202M-B000 256GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 270MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 274MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 4,173 samples)
Min Avg Max
349 Read 553 802
293 Write 572 735
198 Mixed 274 390
133 SusWrite 270 329
93.4% 417 MB/s
Min Avg Max
16 4K Read 42.4 52.3
32.1 4K Write 82.7 116
16 4K Mixed 46.7 62.7
168% 57.3 MB/s
Min Avg Max
239 DQ Read 587 890
103 DQ Write 297 708
173 DQ Mixed 461 617
337% 448 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
67GB free (System drive)
Firmware: DXY8AM1Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 351 190 188 185 179 177 MB/s
Read 588
Write 604
Mixed 242
SusWrite 212
92% 411 MB/s
4K Read 46.6
4K Write 99.5
4K Mixed 58.7
198% 68.3 MB/s
DQ Read 689
DQ Write 257
DQ Mixed 546
384% 497 MB/s
109GB free (System drive)
Firmware: DXY8AM1Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 365 209 208 204 203 201 MB/s
Read 467
Write 704
Mixed 233
SusWrite 232
92% 409 MB/s
4K Read 47.6
4K Write 90.9
4K Mixed 57.2
194% 65.2 MB/s
DQ Read 523
DQ Write 343
DQ Mixed 428
320% 431 MB/s
184GB free (System drive)
Firmware: DXY8AM1Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 223 173 154 215 287 275 MB/s
Read 506
Write 530
Mixed 257
SusWrite 221
85% 378 MB/s
4K Read 35.9
4K Write 104
4K Mixed 48.7
172% 62.9 MB/s
DQ Read 562
DQ Write 308
DQ Mixed 428
320% 433 MB/s
122GB free (System drive)
Firmware: DXY8AM1Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 384 252 233 229 243 250 MB/s
Read 408
Write 649
Mixed 233
SusWrite 265
88% 389 MB/s
4K Read 33.7
4K Write 75.9
4K Mixed 47.7
152% 52.4 MB/s
DQ Read 374
DQ Write 320
DQ Mixed 348
261% 348 MB/s
68GB free (System drive)
Firmware: DXY8AM1Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 338 156 153 149 149 145 MB/s
Read 652
Write 575
Mixed 333
SusWrite 182
97% 435 MB/s
4K Read 41.5
4K Write 57.2
4K Mixed 24.9
125% 41.2 MB/s
DQ Read 496
DQ Write 329
DQ Mixed 414
309% 413 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 49,497,146 SSDs tested.

Typical KUS030202M-B000 256GB Builds (Compare 3,084 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 9%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 59%
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Workstation
Workstation 9%
Tree trunk

System: Microsoft Surface Pro

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