Average Bench: 71.6% (586th of 1026)

Based on 159 user benchmarks.  Model: Samsung Portable SSD T3

Good average bench

The Samsung Portable SSD T3 2TB averaged 28.4% 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 23.8MB/s

Poor consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung Portable SSD T3 2TB is 65.7%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the Samsung Portable SSD T3 2TB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 142MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 136MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 159 samples)
Min Avg Max
316 Read 387 461
216 Write 362 462
258 Mixed 353 438
142 SusWrite 347 431
81.6% 362 MB/s
Min Avg Max
17.6 4K Read 23.8 40.4
13.5 4K Write 39.2 91.5
4 4K Mixed 27.1 50.6
91.5% 30 MB/s
Min Avg Max
73.3 DQ Read 142 373
86.4 DQ Write 136 206
33.5 DQ Mixed 110 292
90.6% 129 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
1.5TB free
Firmware: 0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 388 370 360 310 311 314 MB/s
Read 323
Write 313
Mixed 299
SusWrite 342
72% 319 MB/s
4K Read 22.2
4K Write 38.7
4K Mixed 27.9
90% 29.6 MB/s
DQ Read 144
DQ Write 153
DQ Mixed 146
110% 148 MB/s
848GB free
Firmware: 0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 354 349 345 343 345 338 MB/s
Read 381
Write 346
Mixed 280
SusWrite 346
76% 338 MB/s
4K Read 19.9
4K Write 38.4
4K Mixed 23.8
81% 27.4 MB/s
DQ Read 149
DQ Write 146
DQ Mixed 70.1
74% 122 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 29,454,362 SSDs tested.

Typical Portable SSD T3 2TB Builds (Compare 1,689 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 65%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 66%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 55%
Yacht

System: Dell Precision 5820 Tower

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Intel Core i5-9600K $195Nvidia GTX 1660S (Super) $230Crucial MX500 250GB $45
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Intel Core i7-9700K $322Nvidia RTX 2070S (Super) $510Samsung 860 Evo 250GB $48
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WD Blue 1TB (2012) $34Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $71SanDisk Extreme 32GB $46
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $85G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $681SanDisk Extreme 16GB $24
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