Samsung External SSD T7 Shield Review

This article will analyze the latest Samsung External SSD T7 Shield, which can deliver up to 10GB/s of Speed.

Samsung External SSD T7 Shield Review – External Storage Units are very much essential in our daily life computing. Sometimes users don’t have enough space to store crucial data, or you might need to transfer a large amount of data from one system to another. In these cases, external storage units play a vital role in this emergency work.

External Units come in two different types of models, one is Hard Disk Drive (HDD), and another one is a Solid State Drive (SSD). But SSDs are best when it comes to transferring the data with much better transfer speeds when compared to traditional HDDs.

So today, we have an opportunity to review an SSD called “Samsung ExternaL SSD T7 Shield”. It is one of the best external SSD in terms of quality, data transferring Speed, portability features, etc.

Samsung External SSD T7 Shield – Specs

Here are the detailed specifications of the Samsung External SSD T7 Shield

Model NameT7 Shield
CompanySamsung
Model VariantT7 Shield 1TB Storage Model with 2GB/s Speed
T7 Shield 2TB Storage Model with 10GB/s Speed
Port Option2  x USB 3.2 Gen 2
USB TypeType C for 10GB/s and Type A for 2GB/s
Box ContainOne SSD, Two USB Cables, One Manual Book
Additional SupportIP65 Rating for water, dust, and drop resistance.
SecurityAES 256bit Encryption, Samsung Magician Software
Dimension3.5×2.3×0.5 inches
Weight3.47 oz
Warranty3yrs
Colour OptionsBlack, Blue, and Tan

Samsung External SSD – Price and Availability

Samsung’s External T7 Shield SSD is priced at approximately $134 for the 1TB storage model and $230 for the 2TB storage model. It is available worldwide with all major online and offline retailers. But this portable Samsung SSD’s price may vary from country to country.

Samsung T7 Shield SSD – Build Quality

Samsung T7 Shield SSD – Build Quality

Samsung has designed its new T7 Shield SSD, which looks like a dishwasher soup bar. This SSD’s dimension makes it fit properly on your hand’s palm. The chassis of this SSD is made with a Sealed Aluminium shell covered with permanently fixed silicon rubber. This makes the whole SSD Shockproof and provides resistance against heat, accidental water splashes etc.

On one side of SSD is the SAMSUNG logo on the below-left corner side, and on the opposite is “T7 Shield” written on the upper right side. The USB port is placed on the side of the derive with a small LED indicator. The T7 Sheild External SSD features both Type C and Type-A Ports.

Samsung T7 Shield – Performance and Benchmark

We ran some benchmarks with Crystal Disk Benchmark to test its read and write Speeds, and the test results are below.

Crystal Disk Benchmark v8.0.4 X64 IOPS

Samsung External SSD T7 Shield Crystal Disk Benchmark v8.0.4 X64 IOPS
Samsung T7 Shield Crystal Disk Benchmark v8.0.4 X64 IOPS

AJA Video System Disk Test

Samsung External SSD T7 Shield AJA Video System Disk Test
Samsung T7 Shield AJA Video System Disk Test

Tx Bench Test

Samsung External SSD T7 Tx Bench Test
Samsung T7 Tx Bench Test

Samung T7 Shield SSD- Verdict

Looking at the benchmark and performance, we can say that this is an excellent SSD within a suitable price range according to this Computer Market. It will be great for daily data transfers, especially when installing your games from your system storage unit. However, the company hasn’t been clear about whether it is supported for consoles or not. But indeed, in future, we want to see some better features with at least five years of physical product warranty.

That’s all Folks!


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