Average Bench: 111% (170th of 1011)

Based on 1,953 user benchmarks.  Model: SAMSUNG KUS030202M-B000

Outstanding average bench

The Samsung KUS030202M-B000 256GB averaged 11.4% 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 491MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 619MB/s

Poor consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung KUS030202M-B000 256GB is 64.8%. 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 295MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,953 samples)
Min Avg Max
362 Read 527 796
351 Write 587 738
212 Mixed 282 376
163 SusWrite 295 334
94.8% 423 MB/s
Min Avg Max
18.6 4K Read 40 51.1
34.6 4K Write 84.5 116
21.5 4K Mixed 48.4 63.9
167% 57.6 MB/s
Min Avg Max
203 DQ Read 619 902
127 DQ Write 307 726
174 DQ Mixed 491 633
357% 472 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
92GB free (System drive)
Firmware: DXY8AM1Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 444 279 257 244 235 228 MB/s
Read 610
Write 669
Mixed 290
SusWrite 281
104% 463 MB/s
4K Read 46.3
4K Write 104
4K Mixed 59.5
202% 69.9 MB/s
DQ Read 888
DQ Write 331
DQ Mixed 608
450% 609 MB/s
186GB free (System drive)
Firmware: DXY8AM1Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 427 305 308 307 307 305 MB/s
Read 382
Write 676
Mixed 255
SusWrite 327
93% 410 MB/s
4K Read 48.6
4K Write 104
4K Mixed 61
207% 71.4 MB/s
DQ Read 910
DQ Write 352
DQ Mixed 601
453% 621 MB/s
85GB free (System drive)
Firmware: DXY8AM1Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 389 232 228 224 217 211 MB/s
Read 583
Write 647
Mixed 308
SusWrite 250
100% 447 MB/s
4K Read 39.7
4K Write 81.3
4K Mixed 55.2
174% 58.7 MB/s
DQ Read 843
DQ Write 305
DQ Mixed 572
423% 573 MB/s
64GB free (System drive)
Firmware: DXY8AM1Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 244 139 150 148 146 142 MB/s
Read 525
Write 623
Mixed 308
SusWrite 162
91% 404 MB/s
4K Read 42.9
4K Write 95
4K Mixed 60.2
192% 66 MB/s
DQ Read 641
DQ Write 228
DQ Mixed 293
254% 387 MB/s
138GB free (System drive)
Firmware: DXY8AM1Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 400 278 277 279 277 273 MB/s
Read 385
Write 641
Mixed 234
SusWrite 297
88% 389 MB/s
4K Read 45.2
4K Write 113
4K Mixed 39.3
179% 65.8 MB/s
DQ Read 598
DQ Write 267
DQ Mixed 484
345% 450 MB/s
194GB free (System drive)
Firmware: DXY8AM1Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 317 292 294 294 296 296 MB/s
Read 769
Write 635
Mixed 352
SusWrite 298
114% 514 MB/s
4K Read 30
4K Write 56
4K Mixed 36.5
122% 40.8 MB/s
DQ Read 362
DQ Write 228
DQ Mixed 366
254% 319 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 18,505,215 SSDs tested.

Typical KUS030202M-B000 256GB Builds (Compare 4,209 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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