Average Bench: 57.8% (611th of 921)

Based on 1,609 user benchmarks.  Model: TS240GSSD220S

Average average bench

The Transcend SSD220 240GB averaged 42.2% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This isn't a great result which indicates that there are much faster alternatives on the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 24.4MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 452MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Transcend SSD220 240GB is 38.9%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Transcend SSD220 240GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 19.7MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 99.4MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,609 samples)
Min Avg Max
309 Read 452 495
41.3 Write 215 260
53.2 Mixed 232 274
65.8% 300 MB/s
Min Avg Max
16.4 4K Read 24.4 31.6
12.1 4K Write 38.1 58.5
2.78 4K Mixed 12.3 23.3
72.8% 24.9 MB/s
Min Avg Max
20.2 DQ Read 143 293
17.1 DQ Write 99.4 177
2.9 DQ Mixed 19.7 47
42.1% 87.2 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
142GB free
Firmware: P1025F8 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 496
Write 257
Mixed 275
75% 343 MB/s
4K Read 28.6
4K Write 45.7
4K Mixed 20.9
94% 31.7 MB/s
DQ Read 171
DQ Write 88.1
DQ Mixed 47.1
57% 102 MB/s
106GB free
Firmware: SBFR71.1 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 446
Write 161
Mixed 235
61% 281 MB/s
4K Read 17.6
4K Write 44.4
4K Mixed 4.55
56% 22.2 MB/s
DQ Read 222
DQ Write 164
DQ Mixed 7.64
56% 131 MB/s
171GB free
Firmware: R0123A0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 403
Write 236
Mixed 255
66% 298 MB/s
4K Read 15.7
4K Write 26.8
4K Mixed 2.34
41% 15 MB/s
DQ Read 87.3
DQ Write 151
DQ Mixed 2.84
35% 80.3 MB/s
173GB free
Firmware: SBFR71.1 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 452
Write 142
Mixed 235
60% 276 MB/s
4K Read 16.9
4K Write 15.1
4K Mixed 3.48
38% 11.8 MB/s
DQ Read 86.7
DQ Write 40.4
DQ Mixed 0.24
17% 42.5 MB/s
188GB free
Firmware: SBFR71.1 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 300
Write 155
Mixed 57.1
37% 171 MB/s
4K Read 22.7
4K Write 13.1
4K Mixed 2.96
45% 12.9 MB/s
DQ Read 220
DQ Write 35.8
DQ Mixed 4.53
35% 86.9 MB/s
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Typical SSD220 240GB Builds (Compare 7,256 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 93%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 77%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 61%
Destroyer

Motherboard: MSI Z170A GAMING M5 (MS-7977) - $140

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 82% - Excellent Total price: $1,207

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