Average Bench: 112% (165th of 1011)

Based on 2,108 user benchmarks.  Model: SAMSUNG KUS030202M-B000

Outstanding average bench

The Samsung KUS030202M-B000 256GB averaged 12.3% 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 488MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 623MB/s

Poor consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung KUS030202M-B000 256GB is 68.3%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the Samsung KUS030202M-B000 256GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 282MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 293MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 2,108 samples)
Min Avg Max
361 Read 529 794
345 Write 588 738
209 Mixed 282 373
154 SusWrite 293 333
94.8% 423 MB/s
Min Avg Max
18.6 4K Read 40.3 51.9
36.9 4K Write 85.7 117
22.9 4K Mixed 49.2 64.4
170% 58.4 MB/s
Min Avg Max
198 DQ Read 623 901
120 DQ Write 310 718
136 DQ Mixed 488 632
357% 474 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
129GB free (System drive)
Firmware: DXY8AM1Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 425 309 310 309 309 310 MB/s
Read 595
Write 713
Mixed 245
SusWrite 329
106% 471 MB/s
4K Read 50.1
4K Write 109
4K Mixed 61.6
212% 73.5 MB/s
DQ Read 885
DQ Write 331
DQ Mixed 623
456% 613 MB/s
211GB free (System drive)
Firmware: DXY8AM1Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 416 299 299 300 300 300 MB/s
Read 460
Write 715
Mixed 278
SusWrite 319
100% 443 MB/s
4K Read 52.1
4K Write 116
4K Mixed 63.7
222% 77.2 MB/s
DQ Read 835
DQ Write 388
DQ Mixed 583
440% 602 MB/s
154GB free (System drive)
Firmware: DXY8AM1Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 413 297 298 297 297 293 MB/s
Read 557
Write 666
Mixed 322
SusWrite 316
104% 465 MB/s
4K Read 44.9
4K Write 87.9
4K Mixed 52.8
182% 61.9 MB/s
DQ Read 626
DQ Write 319
DQ Mixed 580
402% 509 MB/s
194GB free (System drive)
Firmware: DXY86M1Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 398 296 299 299 302 298 MB/s
Read 406
Write 555
Mixed 257
SusWrite 315
86% 383 MB/s
4K Read 42.1
4K Write 83.1
4K Mixed 53
176% 59.4 MB/s
DQ Read 775
DQ Write 306
DQ Mixed 598
427% 559 MB/s
177GB free (System drive)
Firmware: DXY86M1Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 334 246 276 280 292 302 MB/s
Read 836
Write 679
Mixed 390
SusWrite 288
122% 548 MB/s
4K Read 38.8
4K Write 77.6
4K Mixed 31.1
140% 49.2 MB/s
DQ Read 651
DQ Write 214
DQ Mixed 381
295% 415 MB/s
43GB free (System drive)
Firmware: DXY8AM1Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 293 132 125 121 115 113 MB/s
Read 512
Write 413
Mixed 228
SusWrite 150
72% 326 MB/s
4K Read 44.1
4K Write 93.1
4K Mixed 56
188% 64.4 MB/s
DQ Read 552
DQ Write 281
DQ Mixed 447
324% 427 MB/s
207GB free (System drive)
Firmware: DXY8AM1Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 327 294 300 285 300 302 MB/s
Read 463
Write 406
Mixed 227
SusWrite 301
78% 349 MB/s
4K Read 23.2
4K Write 58.8
4K Mixed 37
114% 39.7 MB/s
DQ Read 471
DQ Write 185
DQ Mixed 404
279% 353 MB/s
184GB free (System drive)
Firmware: DXY8AM1Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 315 266 265 235 223 225 MB/s
Read 353
Write 491
Mixed 170
SusWrite 255
71% 317 MB/s
4K Read 22.5
4K Write 76.8
4K Mixed 21.7
103% 40.3 MB/s
DQ Read 397
DQ Write 185
DQ Mixed 368
252% 316 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 19,849,350 SSDs tested.

Typical KUS030202M-B000 256GB Builds (Compare 4,463 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 14%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 54%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 25%
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