Average Bench: 110% (195th of 1040)

Based on 3,100 user benchmarks.  Model: SAMSUNG KUS030202M-B000

Outstanding average bench

The Samsung KUS030202M-B000 256GB averaged 10.2% 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 482MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 625MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung KUS030202M-B000 256GB is 60%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Samsung KUS030202M-B000 256GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 272MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 279MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 3,100 samples)
Min Avg Max
360 Read 515 776
306 Write 583 730
203 Mixed 272 364
146 SusWrite 279 331
92.4% 412 MB/s
Min Avg Max
19.2 4K Read 40 50.9
43.1 4K Write 85.7 113
22.8 4K Mixed 48.4 63.1
168% 58 MB/s
Min Avg Max
222 DQ Read 625 865
105 DQ Write 296 410
161 DQ Mixed 482 621
352% 468 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
46GB free (System drive)
Firmware: DXY86M1Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 309 179 171 164 159 152 MB/s
Read 664
Write 634
Mixed 328
SusWrite 189
101% 454 MB/s
4K Read 43.7
4K Write 92.1
4K Mixed 54.8
185% 63.5 MB/s
DQ Read 621
DQ Write 300
DQ Mixed 493
357% 471 MB/s
33GB free (System drive)
Firmware: DXY8AM1Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 279 107 104 101 98 93 MB/s
Read 682
Write 554
Mixed 354
SusWrite 130
96% 430 MB/s
4K Read 32.3
4K Write 63.8
4K Mixed 44.5
140% 46.9 MB/s
DQ Read 569
DQ Write 271
DQ Mixed 336
272% 392 MB/s
184GB free (System drive)
Firmware: DXY8AM1Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 342 245 293 292 297 297 MB/s
Read 407
Write 592
Mixed 233
SusWrite 294
86% 382 MB/s
4K Read 22.5
4K Write 90.6
4K Mixed 40.2
134% 51.1 MB/s
DQ Read 651
DQ Write 306
DQ Mixed 280
260% 412 MB/s
125GB free (System drive)
Firmware: DXY8AM1Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 307 254 247 257 255 253 MB/s
Read 308
Write 317
Mixed 262
SusWrite 262
65% 287 MB/s
4K Read 40.6
4K Write 81.8
4K Mixed 50.2
169% 57.5 MB/s
DQ Read 463
DQ Write 252
DQ Mixed 385
279% 366 MB/s
169GB free (System drive)
Firmware: DXY86M1Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 390 289 289 289 290 290 MB/s
Read 450
Write 593
Mixed 228
SusWrite 306
89% 394 MB/s
4K Read 30.4
4K Write 61.1
4K Mixed 34.8
123% 42.1 MB/s
DQ Read 308
DQ Write 228
DQ Mixed 360
244% 299 MB/s
84GB free (System drive)
Firmware: DXY86M1Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 311 181 182 178 174 172 MB/s
Read 346
Write 484
Mixed 317
SusWrite 200
76% 337 MB/s
4K Read 23.5
4K Write 45.4
4K Mixed 29.7
98% 32.9 MB/s
DQ Read 473
DQ Write 211
DQ Mixed 343
254% 342 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 32,764,687 SSDs tested.

Typical KUS030202M-B000 256GB Builds (Compare 1,421 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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