Average Bench: 112% (171st of 1011)

Based on 1,670 user benchmarks.  Model: SAMSUNG KUS030202M-B000

Outstanding average bench

The Samsung KUS030202M-B000 256GB averaged 11.6% 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 486MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 606MB/s

Poor consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung KUS030202M-B000 256GB is 66.9%. 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 284MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 296MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,670 samples)
Min Avg Max
366 Read 539 821
334 Write 586 741
212 Mixed 284 379
175 SusWrite 296 335
95.5% 426 MB/s
Min Avg Max
18.3 4K Read 41.3 51.3
37.1 4K Write 83.4 116
19.5 4K Mixed 47.7 63.7
168% 57.5 MB/s
Min Avg Max
224 DQ Read 606 885
148 DQ Write 302 666
180 DQ Mixed 486 634
353% 465 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
174GB free (System drive)
Firmware: DXY86M1Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 458 309 308 306 304 304 MB/s
Read 1,046
Write 830
Mixed 432
SusWrite 332
147% 660 MB/s
4K Read 52.8
4K Write 125
4K Mixed 67.7
233% 81.8 MB/s
DQ Read 906
DQ Write 793
DQ Mixed 614
525% 771 MB/s
146GB free (System drive)
Firmware: DXY86M1Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 434 301 307 300 301 304 MB/s
Read 753
Write 775
Mixed 336
SusWrite 324
122% 547 MB/s
4K Read 45.2
4K Write 101
4K Mixed 57.6
196% 67.8 MB/s
DQ Read 898
DQ Write 327
DQ Mixed 630
461% 618 MB/s
185GB free (System drive)
Firmware: DXY86M1Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 430 307 308 309 308 309 MB/s
Read 649
Write 705
Mixed 312
SusWrite 328
112% 499 MB/s
4K Read 47.2
4K Write 97.3
4K Mixed 57.4
197% 67.3 MB/s
DQ Read 794
DQ Write 349
DQ Mixed 625
449% 589 MB/s
117GB free (System drive)
Firmware: DXY86M1Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 372 251 250 242 241 241 MB/s
Read 535
Write 522
Mixed 298
SusWrite 266
91% 405 MB/s
4K Read 43.6
4K Write 87.5
4K Mixed 52.4
180% 61.2 MB/s
DQ Read 613
DQ Write 320
DQ Mixed 408
319% 447 MB/s
164GB free (System drive)
Firmware: DXY86M1Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 419 305 312 313 317 318 MB/s
Read 414
Write 438
Mixed 343
SusWrite 331
86% 381 MB/s
4K Read 38.8
4K Write 82.7
4K Mixed 48.9
165% 56.8 MB/s
DQ Read 640
DQ Write 269
DQ Mixed 513
365% 474 MB/s
181GB free (System drive)
Firmware: DXY86M1Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 423 308 310 311 301 295 MB/s
Read 407
Write 436
Mixed 235
SusWrite 324
79% 351 MB/s
4K Read 29.6
4K Write 68.7
4K Mixed 42.6
136% 47 MB/s
DQ Read 507
DQ Write 225
DQ Mixed 530
349% 421 MB/s
214GB free (System drive)
Firmware: DXY86M1Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 372 311 315 278 291 286 MB/s
Read 374
Write 463
Mixed 250
SusWrite 309
79% 349 MB/s
4K Read 35.9
4K Write 47.2
4K Mixed 30.9
119% 38 MB/s
DQ Read 579
DQ Write 245
DQ Mixed 453
324% 426 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 16,734,081 SSDs tested.

Typical KUS030202M-B000 256GB Builds (Compare 3,882 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 15%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 55%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 26%
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System: Microsoft Surface Pro

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