Tiny Laptop SSD Got You Down? Just Run Your Full Steam Library Off Samsung’s T5 External SSD

“Running games from a USB drive, are you mad?!” Look, I’m not advocating installing Windows on a pendrive here - it just doesn't have the 4k random read/write performance - but given the unprecedented straightline performance of Samsung’s new T5 portable drive you’re looking at external speeds faster than most SATA SSDs.

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Samsung Portable SSD T5

Samsung have been creating portable SSDs for years now, starting with their impressive - and impressively small - T1 back in 2015. They’re the proud owners of some of the finest internal SSDs in the world so it makes sense for them to take their 3D VNAND flash memory on the road to provide super-speedy portable storage for the masses, too.