Average Bench: 74.1% (528th of 1016)

Based on 2,079 user benchmarks.  Model: Samsung Portable SSD T5

Good average bench

The Samsung Portable SSD T5 1TB averaged 25.9% 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.


Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 143MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 23.6MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung Portable SSD T5 1TB is 54.2%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Samsung Portable SSD T5 1TB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.


Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 38.8MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 169MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 2,079 samples)
Min Avg Max
311 Read 401 497
181 Write 372 469
230 Mixed 355 440
175 SusWrite 374 469
84.6% 376 MB/s
Min Avg Max
16.7 4K Read 23.6 33.1
2.1 4K Write 38.8 69.1
4.27 4K Mixed 27.6 41.9
91.7% 30 MB/s
Min Avg Max
86.9 DQ Read 169 322
88.3 DQ Write 148 191
30 DQ Mixed 143 236
111% 153 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
361GB free
Firmware: 0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 285 384 403 409 412 410 MB/s
Read 384
Write 386
Mixed 350
SusWrite 384
85% 376 MB/s
4K Read 23.9
4K Write 42.8
4K Mixed 29.7
97% 32.1 MB/s
DQ Read 165
DQ Write 164
DQ Mixed 176
129% 168 MB/s
541GB free
Firmware: 0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 331 342 349 339 343 342 MB/s
Read 304
Write 314
Mixed 288
SusWrite 341
70% 312 MB/s
4K Read 17.3
4K Write 30.7
4K Mixed 30.5
82% 26.2 MB/s
DQ Read 169
DQ Write 165
DQ Mixed 173
128% 169 MB/s
931GB free
Firmware: 0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 182 178 179 191 188 192 MB/s
Read 450
Write 192
Mixed 252
SusWrite 185
60% 270 MB/s
4K Read 18.2
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 3.2
33% 7.8 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 21,546,694 SSDs tested.

Typical Portable SSD T5 1TB Builds (Compare 573 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 47%
Desktop 62%
Workstation 34%
Sail boat

System: Apple iMac18,3

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 77% - Very good Total price: $200

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Intel Core i5-9600K $218Nvidia GTX 1660S (Super) $240Crucial MX500 250GB $42
Intel Core i5-9400F $154Nvidia GTX 1650S (Super) $170Samsung 850 Evo 120GB $78
Intel Core i7-9700K $356Nvidia RTX 2060 $349Samsung 850 Pro 512GB $224
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $37Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $73SanDisk Extreme 64GB $72
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $42Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $63SanDisk Extreme 32GB $46
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $85G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $653SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $16
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