Average Bench: 126% (171st of 1058)

Based on 1,631 user benchmarks.  Model: SAMSUNG KUS040202M-B000

Outstanding average bench

The Samsung KUS040202M-B000 512GB averaged 26.2% higher than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Samsung KUS040202M-B000 512GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 495MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 623MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung KUS040202M-B000 512GB is 92.2%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the Samsung KUS040202M-B000 512GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 292MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 461MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,631 samples)
Min Avg Max
363 Read 571 853
366 Write 621 776
209 Mixed 292 398
183 SusWrite 461 598
109% 486 MB/s
Min Avg Max
20 4K Read 40.3 52.8
40.6 4K Write 89.5 125
24.4 4K Mixed 51.2 68
174% 60.3 MB/s
Min Avg Max
195 DQ Read 623 947
104 DQ Write 332 758
155 DQ Mixed 495 694
363% 483 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
239GB free (System drive)
Firmware: DXY8AM1Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 597 451 447 439 447 430 MB/s
Read 1,116
Write 738
Mixed 371
SusWrite 468
149% 673 MB/s
4K Read 45.2
4K Write 108
4K Mixed 64
207% 72.2 MB/s
DQ Read 872
DQ Write 543
DQ Mixed 675
512% 697 MB/s
332GB free (System drive)
Firmware: DXY86M1Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 568 582 586 570 573 531 MB/s
Read 913
Write 800
Mixed 384
SusWrite 568
149% 666 MB/s
4K Read 49.2
4K Write 107
4K Mixed 59
207% 71.7 MB/s
DQ Read 910
DQ Write 572
DQ Mixed 684
525% 722 MB/s
115GB free (System drive)
Firmware: DXY86M1Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 607 426 369 296 317 274 MB/s
Read 715
Write 757
Mixed 329
SusWrite 381
122% 546 MB/s
4K Read 48.4
4K Write 94.7
4K Mixed 60.7
201% 67.9 MB/s
DQ Read 643
DQ Write 325
DQ Mixed 522
377% 497 MB/s
324GB free (System drive)
Firmware: DXY86M1Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 578 504 514 503 441 442 MB/s
Read 543
Write 716
Mixed 279
SusWrite 497
115% 509 MB/s
4K Read 44.6
4K Write 97.8
4K Mixed 58.9
195% 67.1 MB/s
DQ Read 683
DQ Write 316
DQ Mixed 686
459% 561 MB/s
191GB free (System drive)
Firmware: DXY8AM1Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 347 242 303 276 557 552 MB/s
Read 766
Write 717
Mixed 356
SusWrite 379
124% 554 MB/s
4K Read 43.3
4K Write 86.2
4K Mixed 55.4
182% 61.6 MB/s
DQ Read 742
DQ Write 316
DQ Mixed 470
364% 510 MB/s
391GB free (System drive)
Firmware: DXY86M1Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 480 438 456 495 548 580 MB/s
Read 418
Write 654
Mixed 236
SusWrite 499
102% 452 MB/s
4K Read 15.4
4K Write 110
4K Mixed 24.3
113% 50 MB/s
DQ Read 608
DQ Write 247
DQ Mixed 461
332% 439 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 47,231,663 SSDs tested.

Typical KUS040202M-B000 512GB Builds (Compare 2,847 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 9%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 59%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 9%
Tree trunk

System: Microsoft Surface Pro

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