Average Bench: 72.4% (554th of 1011)

Based on 3,317 user benchmarks.  Model: Samsung Portable SSD T5

Good average bench

The Samsung Portable SSD T5 500GB averaged 27.6% 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 147MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 24.6MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung Portable SSD T5 500GB is 45%. 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 164MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 38.8MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 3,317 samples)
Min Avg Max
307 Read 391 491
183 Write 367 467
252 Mixed 356 447
165 SusWrite 340 437
81.9% 364 MB/s
Min Avg Max
16.5 4K Read 24.6 33.1
19.8 4K Write 38.8 64.1
14.4 4K Mixed 28.2 38.5
94% 30.5 MB/s
Min Avg Max
81.2 DQ Read 164 306
75.5 DQ Write 148 201
32.6 DQ Mixed 147 252
113% 153 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
182GB free
Firmware: 0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 465 466 464 464 438 284 MB/s
Read 489
Write 464
Mixed 449
SusWrite 430
103% 458 MB/s
4K Read 32.6
4K Write 47
4K Mixed 36.8
121% 38.8 MB/s
DQ Read 177
DQ Write 180
DQ Mixed 176
133% 178 MB/s
326GB free
Firmware: 0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 403 398 447 453 453 456 MB/s
Read 453
Write 438
Mixed 408
SusWrite 435
98% 433 MB/s
4K Read 24.5
4K Write 35.1
4K Mixed 27.3
91% 29 MB/s
DQ Read 107
DQ Write 144
DQ Mixed 140
102% 131 MB/s
287GB free
Firmware: 0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 325 354 365 341 404 374 MB/s
Read 388
Write 382
Mixed 350
SusWrite 361
84% 370 MB/s
4K Read 23.8
4K Write 38.6
4K Mixed 28.8
93% 30.4 MB/s
DQ Read 147
DQ Write 149
DQ Mixed 160
117% 152 MB/s
68GB free
Firmware: 0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 367 318 318 316 286 316 MB/s
Read 373
Write 377
Mixed 363
SusWrite 320
81% 359 MB/s
4K Read 23
4K Write 36.9
4K Mixed 27.5
90% 29.1 MB/s
DQ Read 133
DQ Write 144
DQ Mixed 142
106% 140 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 19,849,350 SSDs tested.

Typical Portable SSD T5 500GB Builds (Compare 311 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 25%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 57%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 39%
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System: Apple MacBookPro14,3

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