Average Bench: 71.2% (559th of 1005)

Based on 2,294 user benchmarks.  Model: Samsung Portable SSD T5

Good average bench

The Samsung Portable SSD T5 500GB averaged 28.8% 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 141MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 24.2MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung Portable SSD T5 500GB is 42.7%. 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-64Thread Read Speed 152MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 37.2MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 2,294 samples)
Min Avg Max
305 Read 385 479
171 Write 362 458
231 Mixed 349 430
162 SusWrite 341 442
81% 359 MB/s
Min Avg Max
16.8 4K Read 24.2 32.7
16.1 4K Write 37.2 59.4
15 4K Mixed 27.7 37.8
91.9% 29.7 MB/s
Min Avg Max
82.3 DQ Read 152 243
85.4 DQ Write 144 199
33.5 DQ Mixed 141 241
108% 146 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
428GB free
Firmware: 0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 428 426 425 412 411 340 MB/s
Read 423
Write 411
Mixed 398
SusWrite 407
92% 410 MB/s
4K Read 37.6
4K Write 73.3
4K Mixed 46.7
156% 52.5 MB/s
DQ Read 311
DQ Write 201
DQ Mixed 256
191% 256 MB/s
465GB free
Firmware: 0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 438 450 451 458 458 457 MB/s
Read 472
Write 452
Mixed 422
SusWrite 452
101% 449 MB/s
4K Read 33.1
4K Write 37.8
4K Mixed 34
114% 35 MB/s
DQ Read 196
DQ Write 180
DQ Mixed 192
143% 189 MB/s
465GB free
Firmware: 0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 473 475 474 475 432 300 MB/s
Read 458
Write 440
Mixed 423
SusWrite 438
99% 440 MB/s
4K Read 28.2
4K Write 50.1
4K Mixed 33.2
112% 37.2 MB/s
DQ Read 156
DQ Write 202
DQ Mixed 176
134% 178 MB/s
465GB free
Firmware: 0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 441 443 436 432 427 429 MB/s
Read 433
Write 419
Mixed 394
SusWrite 434
95% 420 MB/s
4K Read 23.4
4K Write 34.8
4K Mixed 26.4
88% 28.2 MB/s
DQ Read 130
DQ Write 123
DQ Mixed 117
90% 123 MB/s
201GB free
Firmware: 0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 365 359 393 396 400 385 MB/s
Read 336
Write 331
Mixed 321
SusWrite 383
77% 343 MB/s
4K Read 29.4
4K Write 38.6
4K Mixed 31.7
106% 33.2 MB/s
DQ Read 153
DQ Write 135
DQ Mixed 164
117% 151 MB/s
41GB free
Firmware: 0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 340 334 261 282 342 334 MB/s
Read 331
Write 324
Mixed 305
SusWrite 315
72% 319 MB/s
4K Read 21.3
4K Write 36.8
4K Mixed 26.1
85% 28.1 MB/s
DQ Read 160
DQ Write 160
DQ Mixed 176
128% 166 MB/s
183GB free
Firmware: 0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 375 197 179 152 137 128 MB/s
Read 394
Write 378
Mixed 335
SusWrite 194
73% 325 MB/s
4K Read 24.3
4K Write 37.8
4K Mixed 28.3
93% 30.1 MB/s
DQ Read 159
DQ Write 156
DQ Mixed 167
123% 161 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 15,868,716 SSDs tested.

Typical Portable SSD T5 500GB Builds (Compare 251 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 29%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 60%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 43%
Speed boat

System: Apple MacBookPro14,3

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