Average Bench: 67.7% (669th of 1040)

Based on 548 user benchmarks.  Model: Samsung Portable SSD T3

Above average average bench

The Samsung Portable SSD T3 1TB averaged 32.3% 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 110MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 22.8MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung Portable SSD T3 1TB is 48.1%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Samsung Portable SSD T3 1TB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 127MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 35.8MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 548 samples)
Min Avg Max
306 Read 380 436
137 Write 338 435
192 Mixed 335 434
129 SusWrite 318 404
77.2% 343 MB/s
Min Avg Max
16.8 4K Read 22.8 31.6
2.2 4K Write 35.8 53.5
4.2 4K Mixed 25.6 36.5
86.3% 28.1 MB/s
Min Avg Max
36 DQ Read 127 156
61.3 DQ Write 131 155
32.3 DQ Mixed 110 155
87.8% 122 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
546GB free
Firmware: 0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 376 376 375 378 377 378 MB/s
Read 402
Write 374
Mixed 360
SusWrite 377
85% 378 MB/s
4K Read 32.7
4K Write 56.2
4K Mixed 39.9
130% 42.9 MB/s
DQ Read 156
DQ Write 75.4
DQ Mixed 155
104% 129 MB/s
528GB free
Firmware: 0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 391 391 394 396 399 398 MB/s
Read 387
Write 378
Mixed 364
SusWrite 395
86% 381 MB/s
4K Read 25
4K Write 39
4K Mixed 29.1
96% 31 MB/s
DQ Read 146
DQ Write 148
DQ Mixed 143
109% 146 MB/s
372GB free
Firmware: 0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 264 264 264 264 264 264 MB/s
Read 328
Write 260
Mixed 278
SusWrite 264
63% 282 MB/s
4K Read 19.7
4K Write 25.5
4K Mixed 22
72% 22.4 MB/s
DQ Read 67.2
DQ Write 56.6
DQ Mixed 63.8
47% 62.5 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 37,838,393 SSDs tested.

Typical Portable SSD T3 1TB Builds (Compare 1,442 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 92%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 89%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 78%
Battleship

Motherboard: Asus Z170-DELUXE - $319

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 69% - Good Total price: $1,112

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WD Blue 1TB (2012) $32Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $71SanDisk Extreme 32GB $28
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $85G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $649SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $16
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