Average Bench: 67.4% (646th of 1016)

Based on 415 user benchmarks.  Model: Samsung Portable SSD T3

Above average average bench

The Samsung Portable SSD T3 1TB averaged 32.6% 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 90.6MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 22MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung Portable SSD T3 1TB is 43.1%. 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 122MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 34.2MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 415 samples)
Min Avg Max
311 Read 394 437
144 Write 350 434
197 Mixed 356 437
126 SusWrite 313 403
79.5% 353 MB/s
Min Avg Max
15.7 4K Read 22 29.1
2.2 4K Write 34.2 47.5
3.66 4K Mixed 24 32.9
82.2% 26.7 MB/s
Min Avg Max
25 DQ Read 122 155
38.8 DQ Write 129 154
19.7 DQ Mixed 90.6 149
77.7% 114 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
779GB free
Firmware: 0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 381 381 381 378 379 380 MB/s
Read 390
Write 376
Mixed 367
SusWrite 380
85% 378 MB/s
4K Read 23.8
4K Write 38.1
4K Mixed 28.7
93% 30.2 MB/s
DQ Read 141
DQ Write 153
DQ Mixed 33.3
56% 109 MB/s
778GB free
Firmware: 0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 372 376 378 376 373 377 MB/s
Read 387
Write 370
Mixed 359
SusWrite 375
84% 373 MB/s
4K Read 24.2
4K Write 38.5
4K Mixed 29
94% 30.6 MB/s
DQ Read 141
DQ Write 154
DQ Mixed 144
110% 146 MB/s
81GB free
Firmware: 0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 358 358 359 359 359 354 MB/s
Read 393
Write 356
Mixed 356
SusWrite 358
82% 366 MB/s
4K Read 23.7
4K Write 38.6
4K Mixed 29
94% 30.4 MB/s
DQ Read 154
DQ Write 154
DQ Mixed 153
115% 154 MB/s
819GB free
Firmware: 0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 367 365 360 361 360 360 MB/s
Read 360
Write 358
Mixed 344
SusWrite 362
80% 356 MB/s
4K Read 24.5
4K Write 39
4K Mixed 29.5
96% 31 MB/s
DQ Read 146
DQ Write 155
DQ Mixed 148
112% 149 MB/s
760GB free
Firmware: 0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 383 392 391 396 396 396 MB/s
Read 374
Write 334
Mixed 337
SusWrite 392
81% 359 MB/s
4K Read 22.6
4K Write 38.3
4K Mixed 27.9
90% 29.6 MB/s
DQ Read 92.2
DQ Write 114
DQ Mixed 115
84% 107 MB/s
261GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 339 325 333 332 325 326 MB/s
Read 358
Write 328
Mixed 310
SusWrite 330
75% 332 MB/s
4K Read 19.2
4K Write 38
4K Mixed 26.8
84% 28 MB/s
DQ Read 69.6
DQ Write 137
DQ Mixed 83.2
69% 96.6 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 21,397,769 SSDs tested.

Typical Portable SSD T3 1TB Builds (Compare 6,286 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 75%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 77%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 56%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z270X-Ultra Gaming - $165

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 71% - Very good Total price: $954

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