Average Bench: 108% (211th of 1058)

Based on 3,732 user benchmarks.  Model: SAMSUNG KUS030202M-B000

Outstanding average bench

The Samsung KUS030202M-B000 256GB averaged 8.3% 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 468MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 604MB/s

Poor consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung KUS030202M-B000 256GB is 69.1%. 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 3,732 samples)
Min Avg Max
351 Read 526 780
301 Write 578 735
199 Mixed 274 381
141 SusWrite 270 328
92.3% 412 MB/s
Min Avg Max
18.1 4K Read 39.4 50.5
35.5 4K Write 84.2 115
19.1 4K Mixed 46.9 62.1
164% 56.8 MB/s
Min Avg Max
236 DQ Read 604 881
95.8 DQ Write 296 661
145 DQ Mixed 468 619
343% 456 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
61GB free (System drive)
Firmware: DXY86M1Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 7 9.5 13 6.4 5.4 11 MB/s
Read 2,242
Write 10.8
Mixed 25
SusWrite 8.7
119% 572 MB/s
4K Read 348
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 3.1
532% 118 MB/s
207GB free (System drive)
Firmware: DXY84M1Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 434 302 305 306 307 305 MB/s
Read 1,034
Write 794
Mixed 384
SusWrite 327
141% 634 MB/s
4K Read 47.8
4K Write 99.4
4K Mixed 60.1
202% 69.1 MB/s
DQ Read 907
DQ Write 780
DQ Mixed 592
512% 760 MB/s
127GB free (System drive)
Firmware: DXY8AM1Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 422 296 307 312 312 312 MB/s
Read 632
Write 719
Mixed 314
SusWrite 327
112% 498 MB/s
4K Read 56.1
4K Write 128
4K Mixed 69.9
242% 84.8 MB/s
DQ Read 906
DQ Write 757
DQ Mixed 613
519% 759 MB/s
184GB free (System drive)
Firmware: DXY8AM1Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 393 309 312 311 313 312 MB/s
Read 548
Write 612
Mixed 289
SusWrite 325
100% 444 MB/s
4K Read 46.2
4K Write 101
4K Mixed 59.1
199% 68.7 MB/s
DQ Read 720
DQ Write 308
DQ Mixed 584
414% 538 MB/s
160GB free (System drive)
Firmware: DXY86M1Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 401 277 285 283 282 284 MB/s
Read 436
Write 654
Mixed 228
SusWrite 302
91% 405 MB/s
4K Read 46.3
4K Write 94.6
4K Mixed 57.9
194% 66.3 MB/s
DQ Read 495
DQ Write 280
DQ Mixed 367
279% 381 MB/s
69GB free (System drive)
Firmware: DXY8AM1Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 322 155 159 158 155 154 MB/s
Read 633
Write 553
Mixed 278
SusWrite 184
92% 412 MB/s
4K Read 42.7
4K Write 83.8
4K Mixed 51.9
176% 59.5 MB/s
DQ Read 580
DQ Write 244
DQ Mixed 540
366% 455 MB/s
74GB free (System drive)
Firmware: DXY8AM1Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 309 169 176 172 174 167 MB/s
Read 534
Write 636
Mixed 271
SusWrite 195
92% 409 MB/s
4K Read 41.6
4K Write 83.3
4K Mixed 43.9
163% 56.3 MB/s
DQ Read 579
DQ Write 262
DQ Mixed 423
313% 421 MB/s
45GB free (System drive)
Firmware: DXY8AM1Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 261 102 118 113 110 110 MB/s
Read 480
Write 433
Mixed 268
SusWrite 136
73% 329 MB/s
4K Read 38.4
4K Write 69.3
4K Mixed 34.6
139% 47.4 MB/s
DQ Read 292
DQ Write 133
DQ Mixed 193
148% 206 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 45,258,697 SSDs tested.

Typical KUS030202M-B000 256GB Builds (Compare 2,632 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 9%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 60%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 9%
Tree trunk

System: Microsoft Surface Pro

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