Average Bench: 74.7% (543rd of 1040)

Based on 8,014 user benchmarks.  Model: Samsung Portable SSD T5

Good average bench

The Samsung Portable SSD T5 500GB averaged 25.2% 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 155MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 25.9MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung Portable SSD T5 500GB is 49.7%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Samsung Portable SSD T5 500GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 41.1MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 180MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 8,014 samples)
Min Avg Max
311 Read 404 497
201 Write 378 474
246 Mixed 368 455
156 SusWrite 334 440
83.6% 371 MB/s
Min Avg Max
18.8 4K Read 25.9 36.6
20 4K Write 41.1 70.3
15.4 4K Mixed 29.9 44.9
99.3% 32.3 MB/s
Min Avg Max
90.2 DQ Read 180 300
88.3 DQ Write 156 202
32.7 DQ Mixed 155 253
120% 164 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
272GB free
Firmware: 0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 474 393 319 318 316 315 MB/s
Read 501
Write 474
Mixed 456
SusWrite 356
101% 447 MB/s
4K Read 34.7
4K Write 61
4K Mixed 39
135% 44.9 MB/s
DQ Read 263
DQ Write 201
DQ Mixed 253
183% 239 MB/s
279GB free
Firmware: 0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 393 322 303 319 322 322 MB/s
Read 413
Write 414
Mixed 389
SusWrite 330
87% 386 MB/s
4K Read 25.5
4K Write 46.6
4K Mixed 30.5
102% 34.2 MB/s
DQ Read 174
DQ Write 172
DQ Mixed 184
135% 176 MB/s
158GB free
Firmware: 0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 382 322 321 320 320 320 MB/s
Read 369
Write 370
Mixed 354
SusWrite 331
80% 356 MB/s
4K Read 24.7
4K Write 38.8
4K Mixed 29.3
96% 30.9 MB/s
DQ Read 181
DQ Write 185
DQ Mixed 123
109% 163 MB/s
90GB free
Firmware: 0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 390 396 381 375 393 400 MB/s
Read 413
Write 428
Mixed 326
SusWrite 389
88% 389 MB/s
4K Read 20.9
4K Write 30.8
4K Mixed 23.2
78% 25 MB/s
DQ Read 106
DQ Write 63.5
DQ Mixed 59.9
51% 76.4 MB/s
388GB free
Firmware: 0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 273 270 281 287 300 307 MB/s
Read 386
Write 370
Mixed 362
SusWrite 286
79% 351 MB/s
4K Read 23.4
4K Write 29.5
4K Mixed 25.9
84% 26.3 MB/s
DQ Read 105
DQ Write 105
DQ Mixed 158
104% 123 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 34,874,581 SSDs tested.

Typical Portable SSD T5 500GB Builds (Compare 203 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 23%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 83%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 21%
Surfboard

System: Apple MacBookPro15,1

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