Average Bench: 159% (106th of 1016)

Based on 29 user benchmarks.  Model: Samsung Portable SSD X5

Outstanding average bench

The Samsung Portable SSD X5 1TB averaged 58.8% higher than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Samsung Portable SSD X5 1TB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 886MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 999MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung Portable SSD X5 1TB is 225%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the Samsung Portable SSD X5 1TB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 46.2MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 511MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 29 samples)
Min Avg Max
526 Read 1,618 2,236
114 Write 664 2,187
186 Mixed 707 1,551
66.1 SusWrite 511 1,253
193% 875 MB/s
Min Avg Max
26.7 4K Read 49.2 59
1.6 4K Write 46.2 115
3 4K Mixed 32.1 74.4
140% 42.5 MB/s
Min Avg Max
291 DQ Read 999 1,484
185 DQ Write 817 1,162
247 DQ Mixed 886 1,316
669% 901 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
782GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1P3QEXE7
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1335 1360 1350 1134 1101 1114 MB/s
Read 1,774
Write 1,300
Mixed 1,028
SusWrite 1,232
298% 1,334 MB/s
4K Read 33.2
4K Write 51.3
4K Mixed 34.6
122% 39.7 MB/s
DQ Read 790
DQ Write 700
DQ Mixed 759
565% 750 MB/s
931GB free
Firmware: 1P3QEXE7
SusWrite @10s intervals: 136 148 147 145 145 145 MB/s
Read 1,977
Write 143
Mixed 248
SusWrite 144
133% 628 MB/s
4K Read 55.6
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 3.4
90% 20.3 MB/s
931GB free
Firmware: 1P3QEXE7
SusWrite @10s intervals: 143 143 144 144 145 146 MB/s
Read 1,964
Write 143
Mixed 248
SusWrite 144
133% 625 MB/s
4K Read 55.4
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 3.4
89% 20.2 MB/s
925GB free
Firmware: 1P3QEXE7
SusWrite @10s intervals: 132 136 134 137 138 138 MB/s
Read 1,391
Write 130
Mixed 219
SusWrite 136
100% 469 MB/s
4K Read 54.7
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 3.1
88% 19.8 MB/s
788GB free
Firmware: 1P3QEXE7
SusWrite @10s intervals: 119 133 141 143 142 140 MB/s
Read 966
Write 134
Mixed 233
SusWrite 136
79% 368 MB/s
4K Read 50.3
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 3.5
82% 18.6 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 21,545,781 SSDs tested.

Typical Portable SSD X5 1TB Builds (Compare 11,783 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 130%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 111%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 114%
UFO

Motherboard: Gigabyte Z390 AORUS MASTER - $270

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 52% - Above average Total price: $1,950

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