Samsung Portable T5 EVO SSD, 8TB w/ USB 3.2 Gen1

MX00128101 Portable T5 EVO SSD, 8TB w/ USB 3.2 Gen1
MX00128101 Portable T5 EVO SSD, 8TB w/ USB 3.2 Gen1

Product Info

Compact yet powerful storage



Confidently capable

Life moves you everywhere. The highly capable T5 EVO keeps you confidently ahead of the curve when working, creating content, studying, gaming, or wherever inspiration strikes. It offers convincing performance, vast capacities up to 8TB, and secured data protection.


Full speed ahead

With sequential read, write speeds of up to 460 MB/s, the T5 EVO can handle large file transfers with faster and sustained performance compared to external hard drives. It’s engineered to keep you performing productively at all times.


* Performance may vary depending on host configuration. To reach maximum read/write speeds of up to 460 MB/s, respectively, the host device and connection cables must support USB 3.2 Gen 1 and the UASP mode must be enabled.
** Based on internal test results compared to a Samsung external HDD 2TB(HX-MK40J13). Test system configuration: ASUS X570 Taichi (USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type-C), AMD Ryzen™7 5800X, DDR5 4800MHz 16GB, OS-Windows 11 Pro 64bit

Carry large loads

Samsung’s T5 EVO portable SSD comes in large-scale storage capacities up to 8TB that caters to a wide range of lifestyle uses. Whether you’re working, creating, studying, gaming, or backing up data, there’s a size that fits to handle your needs.


* 1GB=1,000,000,000 bytes, 1TB=1,000,000,000,000 bytes. Lower capacity may be demonstrated by your computer due to use of a different measurement standard.

Easy grip, easy go

Designed to fit right in your hand. Its solid metal and rubberized casing features an upper metal ring to provide a more secure grip and added portability for versatile lifestyles. The T5 EVO protects your data even when dropped accidentally from up to two meters for that added peace of mind.

feature feature

* Based on an internal free fall shock test conducted under controlled conditions.
** No warranty is provided for any physical damage to the product including bending or deformation of the ring. For more information on the warranty, please visit
*** The actual product weight and size may vary depending on the product's capacity and measurement method.

Optimal heat control

Use confidently without overheating. T5 EVO's advanced thermal solution uses Dynamic Thermal Guard technology to withstand and control heat, so it maintains optimal temperatures even at high speeds. Customer safety is a top priority.


* T5 EVO maintains skin temperatures below 48ºc at all times in controlled conditions (i.e. internal quality test for heat management and safety), in compliance with IEC 62368-1 standards.

Handy multitasker

Whatever your go-to device may be, the T5 EVO has you covered. It works seamlessly with Macs, PCs, laptops, as well as Android™ phones and tablets. It’s even compatible with gaming consoles, so users can use it freely in virtually any environment they choose.


* Compatibility with T5 EVO may vary depending on the host device. Some operating systems may require T5 EVO reformatting. T5 EVO is backward compatible with USB 3.1, USB 3.0 and USB 2.0. The T5 EVO complies with official USB power specifications. If the host device does not comply with those specifications, there may be compatibility issues and/or reduced performance.

Samsung Magician software

Unlock the full power of T5 EVO with Samsung Magician software - a user-friendly suite of optimization tools that ensure the best portable SSD performance. Protect valuable data, monitor drive health, and get the latest firmware updates.

* Samsung Magician software is available in Windows®, macOS®, and Android™. It requires Windows® 7 and higher, macOS® High Sierra (10.13.6) and higher, or Android™ 5.1 (Lollipop) and higher. Older versions of the Windows®, macOS®, and Android™ operating systems may not be supported.
** Firmware update requires internet connection.


Bringing innovations to life

For decades, Samsung’s NAND flash memory has powered groundbreaking technologies that have changed every part of our daily lives. This NAND flash technology also powers our consumer SSDs, making room for the next big push of innovation.



Make and Model Portable SSD T5 EVO MU-PH8T0
Part Number MU-PH8T0S/AM
Interface USB 3.2 Gen 1 (5 Gbps)
Capacity 8TB
Sequential Read Up to 460 MB/sec
Sequential Write Up to 460 MB/sec
Encryption AES 256-bit hardware encryption
Software Samsung Portable SSD 1.05
Samsung Magician Software
Temperature Operating 0°C to 60°C6
Non-Operating: -40°C to 85°C
Humidity 5% to 95% non-condensing
Shock Non-Operating: 1,500G, duration: 0.5ms, 3 axis
Vibration Non-Operating: 20~2,000Hz, 20G
RoHS Compliance RoHS 2
Drop Resistant Up to 2m4
Certifications CE, BSMI, KC, VCCI, RCM, FCC, IC, UL, TUV, CB, EAC, UKCA, BIS
Color Black
Dimensions (LxWxH) 40 x 95 x 17 mm
Weight 102 g2

1. 1 GB=1,000,000,000 bytes, 1 TB=1,000,000,000,000 bytes. Lower capacity may be demonstrated by your computer due to use of a different measurement standard.
2. Exact weight of product may vary by capacity.
3. Max data transfer speed is measured based on Samsung’s internal testing standards with the enclosed cable. Performance may vary depending on host configuration, cable and user system environment.
4. The drop test was conducted under controlled conditions. Drop resistance may vary depending on the actual environmental conditions. Damage caused by drop is not covered under warranty.
* Test condition: Device was dropped free-fall to a metal plate from 2-meter height.
** No warranty is provided for any physical damage to the product including bending or deformation of the ring.
5. T5 EVO Software’s minimum System Requirements: Windows 7 or higher, Mac OS X 10.10 or higher, Android Lollipop or higher.
6. Tc is measured at the hottest point on the case. Sufficient airflow is recommended to be operated properly on heavier workload within device operating temperature.
7. Please refer to the detailed warranty statement here at

Package Contents

  • Samsung Portable SSD T5 EVO
  • USB Type-C to C cable
  • Quick User Manual & Warranty Statement