Average Bench: 71.7% (565th of 1011)

Based on 2,669 user benchmarks.  Model: Samsung Portable SSD T5

Good average bench

The Samsung Portable SSD T5 500GB averaged 28.3% 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 145MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 24.7MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung Portable SSD T5 500GB is 52.4%. 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-64Thread Read Speed 159MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 37.7MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 2,669 samples)
Min Avg Max
304 Read 390 487
170 Write 366 468
227 Mixed 351 442
167 SusWrite 338 448
81.4% 361 MB/s
Min Avg Max
15.5 4K Read 24.7 35.1
3.35 4K Write 37.7 64.5
4.3 4K Mixed 27.9 41.6
93% 30.1 MB/s
Min Avg Max
87.7 DQ Read 159 300
76.5 DQ Write 146 201
32.2 DQ Mixed 145 254
111% 150 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
143GB free
Firmware: 0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 404 403 403 402 402 398 MB/s
Read 371
Write 374
Mixed 338
SusWrite 402
84% 371 MB/s
4K Read 25.8
4K Write 34.7
4K Mixed 28.9
94% 29.8 MB/s
DQ Read 150
DQ Write 154
DQ Mixed 163
120% 156 MB/s
72GB free
Firmware: 0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 380 394 356 234 255 190 MB/s
Read 401
Write 394
Mixed 360
SusWrite 302
82% 364 MB/s
4K Read 24.5
4K Write 45.2
4K Mixed 31.3
101% 33.7 MB/s
DQ Read 166
DQ Write 174
DQ Mixed 36.9
64% 126 MB/s
107GB free
Firmware: 0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 350 323 318 319 315 318 MB/s
Read 317
Write 351
Mixed 318
SusWrite 324
74% 328 MB/s
4K Read 25.4
4K Write 42.3
4K Mixed 27
96% 31.6 MB/s
DQ Read 222
DQ Write 174
DQ Mixed 195
147% 197 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 17,616,003 SSDs tested.

Typical Portable SSD T5 500GB Builds (Compare 282 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 25%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 58%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 39%
Jet ski

System: Apple MacBookPro14,3

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CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i5-9400F $140Nvidia GTX 1660 $220Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $80
Intel Core i5-9600K $219Nvidia GTX 1660-Ti $270Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $105
AMD Ryzen 5 3600 $195Nvidia RTX 2060S (Super) $429Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $211
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Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $39Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $70SanDisk Extreme 64GB $88
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $34G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $630SanDisk Extreme 32GB $48
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $64Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $73SanDisk Extreme 16GB $24
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