Speed Comparison Between Samsung T5 and T7 on macOS

Samsung offer two similar external Solid State Drives (SSD) that connect via USB. These are the T5 and T7 drives. The form factor is almost identical and thus any difference is internal.

Below are the speed tests showing the relative difference in MegaBytes per Second (MB/s). The results are from Blackmagic Disk Speed Test 3.3 on macOS 12.0.1.

Samsung T5

Samsung T5 - Speed Test Results

Samsung T7

Samsung T7 - Speed Test Results