Average Bench: 111% (162nd of 1003)

Based on 1,431 user benchmarks.  Model: SAMSUNG KUS030202M-B000

Outstanding average bench

The Samsung KUS030202M-B000 256GB averaged 10.9% 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 485MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 595MB/s

Poor consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung KUS030202M-B000 256GB is 69.3%. 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 284MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 297MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,431 samples)
Min Avg Max
360 Read 535 833
332 Write 590 750
213 Mixed 284 392
179 SusWrite 297 335
95.7% 427 MB/s
Min Avg Max
18 4K Read 40.6 50.8
39.3 4K Write 83.6 114
20.8 4K Mixed 47.5 63.4
167% 57.3 MB/s
Min Avg Max
271 DQ Read 595 877
162 DQ Write 301 626
237 DQ Mixed 485 635
350% 460 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
130GB free (System drive)
Firmware: DXY86M1Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 426 304 300 299 292 296 MB/s
Read 1,166
Write 526
Mixed 375
SusWrite 319
131% 596 MB/s
4K Read 41.7
4K Write 78.7
4K Mixed 52.4
172% 57.6 MB/s
DQ Read 642
DQ Write 779
DQ Mixed 617
491% 680 MB/s
142GB free (System drive)
Firmware: DXY86M1Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 407 314 314 314 317 317 MB/s
Read 430
Write 479
Mixed 244
SusWrite 330
83% 371 MB/s
4K Read 39.3
4K Write 87.5
4K Mixed 50
170% 58.9 MB/s
DQ Read 688
DQ Write 292
DQ Mixed 570
401% 517 MB/s
212GB free (System drive)
Firmware: DXY86M1Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 385 315 317 317 318 317 MB/s
Read 382
Write 518
Mixed 276
SusWrite 328
85% 376 MB/s
4K Read 37.8
4K Write 73.5
4K Mixed 48.5
158% 53.3 MB/s
DQ Read 529
DQ Write 254
DQ Mixed 551
366% 444 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 15,076,837 SSDs tested.

Typical KUS030202M-B000 256GB Builds (Compare 3,553 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 15%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 56%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 29%
Raft

System: Microsoft Surface Pro

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