Average Bench: 64.8% (653rd of 1003)

Based on 625 user benchmarks.  Model: Samsung Portable SSD T3

Above average average bench

The Samsung Portable SSD T3 250GB averaged 35.2% 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 106MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 22.7MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung Portable SSD T3 250GB is 34.5%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Samsung Portable SSD T3 250GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 126MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 36.2MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 625 samples)
Min Avg Max
310 Read 380 432
200 Write 349 424
248 Mixed 338 429
99.1 SusWrite 263 320
74.8% 333 MB/s
Min Avg Max
16.8 4K Read 22.7 29.8
9.16 4K Write 36.2 48.5
7.69 4K Mixed 25 32.4
85.6% 28 MB/s
Min Avg Max
58.8 DQ Read 126 155
64.1 DQ Write 128 154
30.3 DQ Mixed 106 148
85.3% 120 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
33GB free
Firmware: 0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 360 299 301 300 300 300 MB/s
Read 405
Write 390
Mixed 368
SusWrite 310
83% 368 MB/s
4K Read 24.5
4K Write 38.7
4K Mixed 28.9
95% 30.7 MB/s
DQ Read 108
DQ Write 153
DQ Mixed 87.1
78% 116 MB/s
233GB free
Firmware: 0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 227 220 196 173 189 190 MB/s
Read 367
Write 345
Mixed 320
SusWrite 199
69% 308 MB/s
4K Read 24.5
4K Write 42.6
4K Mixed 29.7
98% 32.3 MB/s
DQ Read 154
DQ Write 154
DQ Mixed 33.1
58% 114 MB/s
90GB free
Firmware: 0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 272 136 69 81 85 83 MB/s
Read 401
Write 346
Mixed 342
SusWrite 121
68% 303 MB/s
4K Read 22.3
4K Write 35
4K Mixed 25
84% 27.4 MB/s
DQ Read 126
DQ Write 141
DQ Mixed 128
98% 132 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 15,792,509 SSDs tested.

Typical Portable SSD T3 250GB Builds (Compare 2,948 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 39%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 59%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 39%
Jet ski

Motherboard: Asus P8B75-M - $470

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 68% - Good Total price: $940

Popular Portable SSD T3 250GB compatible motherboards:

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CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i7-8700K $350Nvidia GTX 1070 $400Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $104
AMD Ryzen 5 2600 $127Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $250Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $103
AMD Ryzen 7 2700X $248Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti $808Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $97
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Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $40Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $68SanDisk Extreme 64GB $45
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $70G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $607SanDisk Extreme 32GB $48
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $35Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $78SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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