TEST: Samsung Portable SSD T9 2TB

Here you can find a detailed performance and benchmark test of the external SSD Portable SSD T9 with 2TB (MU-PG2T0B) from Samsung.
Score
1089
Price/GB
0,13 €


Technical data
Image Portable SSD T9
Manufacturer Samsung
Model number MU-PG2T0B
Storage capacity 2048 GB (1863 GiB)
pSLC-Cache 78 GB approx.
Read speed 2000 MB/s
Write speed 2000 MB/s
Interface USB 3.2 Gen 2x2 (20 Gbit/s)
Connection USB Typ C
Price ca. 262 USD (= 0,13 $ / GB)
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Compared to the top performer*
Read speed
95 %
Write speed
87 %

*) Test result evaluated according to AS SSD Score within the same size.

AS SSD Benchmark

Standard performance test

The standard test was performed with a 5 GB file. A total score of 1089 points was achieved.

AS SSD TEST: Samsung Portable SSD T9 2TB

AS SSD Read: Write:
Seq
in megabytes per second
1815,79 MB/s
1688,32 MB/s
4K
in megabytes per second
24,15 MB/s
69,08 MB/s
4K-64Thrd
in megabytes per second
290,67 MB/s
100,39 MB/s
Access time
in milliseconds
0,194 ms
0,266 ms
Score
496
338
Total score
1089

Copy Performance Test

A common everyday situation is simulated here. Three test folders are created:

  • ISO (folder with two large files)
  • Program (folder with many small files)
  • Game (folder with small and large files)

The three folders are copied using the Windows Copy command (the cache remains enabled). The practical test of December 22, 2023 shows the performance for simultaneous write and read operations. The lower the duration, the better the performance.

AS SSD TEST: Samsung Portable SSD T9 2TB
AS SSD Copy-Benchmark Transfer rate: Duration:
ISO
two large files
870,74 MB/s
2,64 s
Program
many small files
76,96 MB/s
91,46 s
Game
small and large files
305,08 MB/s
22,64 s

Compression Performance Test

Here, the writing and reading speed of the SSD is measured depending on the compressibility of the data (according to the manufacturer, these should be 2000MB/s and 2000MB/s respectively).

AS SSD TEST: Samsung Portable SSD T9 2TB

CrystalDiskMark Benchmark

Here, two sequential and two random performance tests are performed, similar to the ones performed on the AS SSD.

CrystalDiskMark Benchmark TEST: Samsung Portable SSD T9 2TB
CDM Read [MB/s] Write [MB/s]
SEQ1M
Q8T1
1932,85
1898,74
SEQ1M
Q1T1
1280,31
1612,06
RND4K
Q32T16
367,01
108,30
RND4K
Q1T1
23,20
75,21

Input/Output operations per second

CDM Read [IOPS] Write [IOPS]
SEQ1M
Q8T1
1.843,30
1.810,80
SEQ1M
Q1T1
1.221,00
1.537,40
RND4K
Q32T16
89.601,10
26.439,20
RND4K
Q1T1
5.664,60
18.361,60

Average latency

CDM Read [µs] Write [µs]
SEQ1M
Q8T1
4.335,35
4.406,50
SEQ1M
Q1T1
818,58
650,10
RND4K
Q32T16
5.707,75
19.314,10
RND4K
Q1T1
176,37
54,34

HD Tune Pro Benchmark

HD Tune writes a 5 GB file to the Samsung external SSD. The transfer data of the read speed is displayed graphically. The minimum, maximum and average values are also determined. The determined access time and burst rate are also displayed.

HD Tune TEST: Samsung Portable SSD T9 2TB

ATTO Disk Benchmark

Here, a 256 MB file is written several times to the Samsung external SSD . The I/O block size varies (from 512 bytes to 64 megabytes). The larger the blocks, the faster they can be written and read.

ATTO Disk Benchmark TEST: Samsung Portable SSD T9 2TB


Information about the test system can be found at the bottom of the home page.
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