Average Bench: 34% (65th of 639)

Based on 2,849 user benchmarks.  Device: VID 04e8 PID 61b5 Model: Samsung M3 Portable
Poor: 15%Average: 34% Great: 52%

Poor average bench

The Samsung M3 Portable 2TB averaged 66.0% 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 Random Write Speed 2.4MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 72.8MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung M3 Portable 2TB is 36.9%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Samsung M3 Portable 2TB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 0.58MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 72.9MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 2,849 samples)
Min Avg Max
24.6 Read 72.9 115
22.3 Write 60.3 91.9
22.5 Mixed 46.8 66.7
21.3 SusWrite 72.8 118
84.4% 63.2 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.5 4K Read 0.58 0.7
1.36 4K Write 2.4 4.2
0.7 4K Mixed 0.91 1.1
115% 1.3 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest USB (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
940GB free, PID 61b5
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 102 107 107 107 107 107 MB/s
Read 104
Write 83
Mixed 62.3
SusWrite 106
118% 88.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 2.9
4K Mixed 1
135% 1.5 MB/s
205GB free, PID 61b5
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 66 69 69 69 69 69 MB/s
Read 81.3
Write 57.2
Mixed 43.8
SusWrite 68.1
81% 62.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 2.9
4K Mixed 0.7
125% 1.4 MB/s
126GB free, PID 61b5
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 70 73 73 73 73 73 MB/s
Read 93.8
Write 71.8
Mixed 53.8
SusWrite 72.3
95% 72.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 1
101% 1.17 MB/s
389GB free, PID 61b5
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 60 62 62 62 61 61 MB/s
Read 80.5
Write 65.5
Mixed 50.8
SusWrite 61.3
85% 64.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.9
98% 1.13 MB/s
245GB free, PID 61b5
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 75 78 77 78 78 78 MB/s
Read 60.3
Write 49
Mixed 46
SusWrite 77.1
79% 58.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.8
87% 1.03 MB/s
598GB free, PID 61b5
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 41 41 41 41 41 41 MB/s
Read 38.3
Write 37.7
Mixed 36.5
SusWrite 41.1
53% 38.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 3.6
4K Mixed 1.1
162% 1.8 MB/s
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