Average Bench: 73.1% (563rd of 1030)

Based on 6,333 user benchmarks.  Model: Samsung Portable SSD T5

Good average bench

The Samsung Portable SSD T5 500GB averaged 26.8% 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 149MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 25.5MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung Portable SSD T5 500GB is 52.7%. 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 39MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 175MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 6,333 samples)
Min Avg Max
313 Read 397 496
178 Write 368 471
227 Mixed 358 450
162 SusWrite 334 436
82.1% 364 MB/s
Min Avg Max
16.9 4K Read 25.5 36.2
14.8 4K Write 39 67.3
11.8 4K Mixed 28.7 43.6
96.1% 31.1 MB/s
Min Avg Max
83.3 DQ Read 175 296
78.2 DQ Write 152 202
32.9 DQ Mixed 149 250
116% 159 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
321GB free
Firmware: 0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 441 451 449 459 459 422 MB/s
Read 434
Write 372
Mixed 443
SusWrite 447
96% 424 MB/s
4K Read 34.9
4K Write 38.6
4K Mixed 34.7
118% 36.1 MB/s
DQ Read 164
DQ Write 158
DQ Mixed 157
119% 160 MB/s
168GB free
Firmware: 0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 390 323 321 320 320 320 MB/s
Read 412
Write 400
Mixed 387
SusWrite 332
86% 383 MB/s
4K Read 25.4
4K Write 38.8
4K Mixed 29.9
97% 31.4 MB/s
DQ Read 166
DQ Write 178
DQ Mixed 179
133% 174 MB/s
151GB free
Firmware: 3202
SusWrite @10s intervals: 310 338 313 304 310 312 MB/s
Read 303
Write 302
Mixed 291
SusWrite 314
68% 303 MB/s
4K Read 16.5
4K Write 37.4
4K Mixed 24
76% 26 MB/s
DQ Read 127
DQ Write 122
DQ Mixed 119
91% 123 MB/s
252GB free
Firmware: 0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 224 219 223 224 229 221 MB/s
Read 312
Write 213
Mixed 265
SusWrite 223
57% 253 MB/s
4K Read 16.5
4K Write 27.9
4K Mixed 26.2
73% 23.5 MB/s
DQ Read 141
DQ Write 108
DQ Mixed 120
91% 123 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 29,805,534 SSDs tested.

Typical Portable SSD T5 500GB Builds (Compare 140 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 23%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 82%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 21%
Surfboard

System: Apple MacBookPro15,1

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