Average Bench: 75.4% (550th of 1058)

Based on 10,240 user benchmarks.  Model: Samsung Portable SSD T5

Good average bench

The Samsung Portable SSD T5 500GB averaged 24.6% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Samsung Portable SSD T5 500GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 156MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 26.3MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung Portable SSD T5 500GB is 48.5%. 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 40.2MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 161MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 10,240 samples)
Min Avg Max
318 Read 406 500
217 Write 375 472
242 Mixed 366 456
160 SusWrite 334 435
83.3% 370 MB/s
Min Avg Max
19 4K Read 26.3 37.2
20.4 4K Write 40.2 69.6
17.1 4K Mixed 29.8 44.1
99.4% 32.1 MB/s
Min Avg Max
103 DQ Read 202 347
89 DQ Write 161 202
31.7 DQ Mixed 156 256
124% 173 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
453GB free
Firmware: 0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 458 322 322 322 322 321 MB/s
Read 507
Write 486
Mixed 465
SusWrite 345
101% 451 MB/s
4K Read 40.4
4K Write 78.5
4K Mixed 50
167% 56.3 MB/s
DQ Read 353
DQ Write 202
DQ Mixed 259
198% 272 MB/s
133GB free
Firmware: 0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 416 311 308 309 311 311 MB/s
Read 456
Write 447
Mixed 428
SusWrite 328
93% 415 MB/s
4K Read 37.9
4K Write 74.3
4K Mixed 45.4
155% 52.5 MB/s
DQ Read 346
DQ Write 202
DQ Mixed 256
195% 268 MB/s
248GB free
Firmware: 0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 383 384 379 381 382 374 MB/s
Read 398
Write 380
Mixed 370
SusWrite 380
86% 382 MB/s
4K Read 36.1
4K Write 67.9
4K Mixed 44.9
148% 49.6 MB/s
DQ Read 253
DQ Write 199
DQ Mixed 218
165% 223 MB/s
349GB free
Firmware: 0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 466 466 466 466 439 290 MB/s
Read 495
Write 465
Mixed 452
SusWrite 432
104% 461 MB/s
4K Read 31.1
4K Write 38.9
4K Mixed 33.5
111% 34.5 MB/s
DQ Read 305
DQ Write 201
DQ Mixed 242
183% 249 MB/s
437GB free
Firmware: 0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 450 318 318 318 318 318 MB/s
Read 486
Write 471
Mixed 446
SusWrite 340
98% 436 MB/s
4K Read 26
4K Write 47.3
4K Mixed 32.8
106% 35.4 MB/s
DQ Read 122
DQ Write 142
DQ Mixed 111
90% 125 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 45,499,847 SSDs tested.

Typical Portable SSD T5 500GB Builds (Compare 289 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 23%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 82%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 20%
Surfboard

System: Apple MacBookPro15,1

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