Average Bench: 63.7% (678th of 1011)

Based on 662 user benchmarks.  Model: Samsung Portable SSD T3

Above average average bench

The Samsung Portable SSD T3 250GB averaged 36.3% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This isn't a great result which indicates that there are much faster alternatives on the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 112MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 22.7MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung Portable SSD T3 250GB is 42.7%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Samsung Portable SSD T3 250GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 126MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 35.7MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 662 samples)
Min Avg Max
303 Read 374 430
177 Write 343 417
235 Mixed 329 415
99.1 SusWrite 262 319
73.6% 327 MB/s
Min Avg Max
16.6 4K Read 22.7 29.1
2.33 4K Write 35.7 46.2
4.2 4K Mixed 25.4 32.4
85.8% 27.9 MB/s
Min Avg Max
73 DQ Read 126 154
70.5 DQ Write 129 154
32.6 DQ Mixed 112 152
88.6% 122 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
78GB free
Firmware: 0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 374 311 311 311 311 310 MB/s
Read 409
Write 408
Mixed 373
SusWrite 321
85% 378 MB/s
4K Read 24
4K Write 38.9
4K Mixed 28.9
94% 30.6 MB/s
DQ Read 145
DQ Write 93.3
DQ Mixed 94.8
77% 111 MB/s
167GB free
Firmware: 0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 369 302 302 302 302 302 MB/s
Read 389
Write 383
Mixed 357
SusWrite 313
81% 361 MB/s
4K Read 24
4K Write 38.9
4K Mixed 28.6
94% 30.5 MB/s
DQ Read 147
DQ Write 154
DQ Mixed 77.7
78% 126 MB/s
228GB free
Firmware: 0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 372 309 308 308 308 307 MB/s
Read 410
Write 399
Mixed 363
SusWrite 319
84% 373 MB/s
4K Read 23.1
4K Write 36.8
4K Mixed 27.4
90% 29.1 MB/s
DQ Read 103
DQ Write 133
DQ Mixed 125
92% 120 MB/s
37GB free
Firmware: 0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 348 291 289 285 274 282 MB/s
Read 368
Write 364
Mixed 333
SusWrite 295
77% 340 MB/s
4K Read 23.9
4K Write 37.9
4K Mixed 28.3
92% 30 MB/s
DQ Read 141
DQ Write 152
DQ Mixed 143
109% 146 MB/s
80GB free
Firmware: 0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 324 300 298 299 295 297 MB/s
Read 348
Write 326
Mixed 297
SusWrite 302
72% 318 MB/s
4K Read 17.4
4K Write 23.7
4K Mixed 20.1
65% 20.4 MB/s
DQ Read 113
DQ Write 124
DQ Mixed 123
91% 120 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 17,667,174 SSDs tested.

Typical Portable SSD T3 250GB Builds (Compare 3,219 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 33%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 55%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 35%
Jet ski

Motherboard: Asus P8B75-M - $470

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 57% - Above average Total price: $878

Popular Portable SSD T3 250GB compatible motherboards:

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