Average Bench: 213% (78th of 1058)

Based on 50 user benchmarks.  Model: Samsung Portable SSD X5

Outstanding average bench

The Samsung Portable SSD X5 2TB averaged 112.5% higher than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Samsung Portable SSD X5 2TB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 965MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 981MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung Portable SSD X5 2TB is 291%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the Samsung Portable SSD X5 2TB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 65.5MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 37.7MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 50 samples)
Min Avg Max
1,061 Read 1,975 4,981
29.8 Write 836 2,344
61.5 Mixed 772 1,708
20.8 SusWrite 711 1,820
237% 1,074 MB/s
Min Avg Max
13.5 4K Read 92.7 672
0.1 4K Write 65.5 205
0.2 4K Mixed 37.7 89.8
223% 65.3 MB/s
Min Avg Max
113 DQ Read 1,132 1,736
300 DQ Write 981 1,548
32 DQ Mixed 965 1,618
748% 1,026 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
1.5TB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1P3QEXE7
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2277 2281 2292 1595 1162 1150 MB/s
Read 2,228
Write 2,312
Mixed 1,601
SusWrite 1,793
446% 1,984 MB/s
4K Read 46.4
4K Write 103
4K Mixed 64.3
207% 71.4 MB/s
DQ Read 636
DQ Write 587
DQ Mixed 696
499% 640 MB/s
1.5TB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1P3QEXE7
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2305 2310 2315 1588 686 665 MB/s
Read 2,223
Write 2,199
Mixed 1,614
SusWrite 1,645
432% 1,920 MB/s
4K Read 46.4
4K Write 105
4K Mixed 63.8
208% 71.6 MB/s
DQ Read 716
DQ Write 680
DQ Mixed 675
513% 690 MB/s
2TB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1P3QEXE7
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1127 1033 1035 997 1000 978 MB/s
Read 1,661
Write 806
Mixed 804
SusWrite 1,028
239% 1,075 MB/s
4K Read 40.4
4K Write 73.1
4K Mixed 48.5
162% 54 MB/s
DQ Read 785
DQ Write 782
DQ Mixed 602
502% 723 MB/s
2TB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1P3QEXE7
SusWrite @10s intervals: 752 786 763 733 738 748 MB/s
Read 1,454
Write 778
Mixed 841
SusWrite 753
213% 957 MB/s
4K Read 48.6
4K Write 102
4K Mixed 65
211% 71.8 MB/s
DQ Read 824
DQ Write 717
DQ Mixed 751
568% 764 MB/s
2TB free
Firmware: 1P3QEXE7
SusWrite @10s intervals: 938 920 939 929 934 923 MB/s
Read 1,331
Write 963
Mixed 1,021
SusWrite 931
238% 1,061 MB/s
4K Read 29.3
4K Write 62.7
4K Mixed 34.1
121% 42 MB/s
DQ Read 741
DQ Write 643
DQ Mixed 32
204% 472 MB/s
2TB free
Firmware: 1P3QEXE7
SusWrite @10s intervals: 141 147 142 148 148 148 MB/s
Read 1,307
Write 142
Mixed 243
SusWrite 146
98% 459 MB/s
4K Read 47.4
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 3.2
77% 17.5 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 44,313,552 SSDs tested.

Typical Portable SSD X5 2TB Builds (Compare 4,133 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 8%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 67%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 8%
Tree trunk

System: HP Pavilion Power Laptop 15-cb0xx

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