Average Bench: 97.2% (253rd of 1058)

Based on 2,020 user benchmarks.  Model: SAMSUNG KUS020203M-B000

Excellent average bench

The Samsung KUS020203M-B000 128GB averaged just 2.8% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Samsung KUS020203M-B000 128GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 429MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 581MB/s

Poor consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung KUS020203M-B000 128GB is 64%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the Samsung KUS020203M-B000 128GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 146MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 258MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 2,020 samples)
Min Avg Max
349 Read 521 742
182 Write 501 618
177 Mixed 258 344
97.8 SusWrite 146 173
79.4% 356 MB/s
Min Avg Max
17.2 4K Read 40.8 50
29.8 4K Write 78.3 109
14.8 4K Mixed 43.3 60.3
159% 54.1 MB/s
Min Avg Max
301 DQ Read 581 839
113 DQ Write 262 365
163 DQ Mixed 429 570
316% 424 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
95GB free (System drive)
Firmware: DXB8AM1Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 225 135 159 159 159 159 MB/s
Read 629
Write 620
Mixed 272
SusWrite 166
94% 422 MB/s
4K Read 50.6
4K Write 104
4K Mixed 62.1
211% 72.2 MB/s
DQ Read 673
DQ Write 323
DQ Mixed 527
384% 508 MB/s
91GB free (System drive)
Firmware: DXB8AM1Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 232 159 163 162 162 162 MB/s
Read 574
Write 601
Mixed 284
SusWrite 173
91% 408 MB/s
4K Read 47.7
4K Write 103
4K Mixed 53.2
195% 67.9 MB/s
DQ Read 675
DQ Write 321
DQ Mixed 517
379% 504 MB/s
76GB free (System drive)
Firmware: DXB8AM1Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 232 162 163 164 166 167 MB/s
Read 366
Write 611
Mixed 225
SusWrite 176
78% 345 MB/s
4K Read 47.2
4K Write 97.1
4K Mixed 56.2
195% 66.8 MB/s
DQ Read 739
DQ Write 316
DQ Mixed 550
402% 535 MB/s
24GB free (System drive)
Firmware: DXB8AM1Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 77 65 49 47 51 53 MB/s
Read 518
Write 84.7
Mixed 121
SusWrite 57
42% 195 MB/s
4K Read 26.3
4K Write 53
4K Mixed 19.8
93% 33 MB/s
DQ Read 505
DQ Write 88.2
DQ Mixed 136
141% 243 MB/s
38GB free (System drive)
Firmware: DXB86M1Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 182 109 112 110 104 107 MB/s
Read 363
Write 438
Mixed 213
SusWrite 121
64% 284 MB/s
4K Read 17
4K Write 53.4
4K Mixed 10.9
68% 27.1 MB/s
DQ Read 220
DQ Write 150
DQ Mixed 186
139% 186 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 45,259,910 SSDs tested.

Typical KUS020203M-B000 128GB Builds (Compare 2,399 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 9%
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Desktop
Desktop 62%
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Workstation
Workstation 9%
Tree trunk

System: Microsoft Surface Pro 6

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