Average Bench: 66.9% (382nd of 853)

Based on 775 user benchmarks.  Models: TS128GSSD370, TS128GSS D370

The 128GB Transcend SSD370 proved to be a bit of a disappointment both in absolute terms and in comparison to its larger capacity 256GB sibling. The 128GB SSD370 is let down by its abysmal peak sequential write speed of just 158 MBps which is the lowest speed we have seen to date on a ~128GB SATA 3.0 SSD. Comparing the 256GB and 128GB versions shows that 256GB capacity drive has nearly double the write speed which is typical for larger flash based drives. In terms of value for money the 128GB SSD370 fares a little better but there are far faster and moderately cheaper alternatives available in the extremely competitive SSD market[Oct '14 SSDrivePro]

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Above average average bench

The Transcend SSD370 128GB averaged 33.0% 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 Write Speed 75.9MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 24.2MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Transcend SSD370 128GB is 31.5%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Transcend SSD370 128GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Write Speed 148MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 225MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 775 samples)
Min Avg Max
377 Read 483 518
129 Write 148 156
189 Mixed 225 238
62.2% 286 MB/s
Min Avg Max
17 4K Read 24.2 29.7
36.7 4K Write 75.9 108
13 4K Mixed 23.8 32.3
107% 41.3 MB/s
Min Avg Max
21.1 DQ Read 154 255
59 DQ Write 126 153
13.4 DQ Mixed 42.4 62.1
58.3% 107 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
25GB free
Firmware: N1114H Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 505
Write 155
Mixed 236
65% 298 MB/s
4K Read 29.6
4K Write 114
4K Mixed 21.3
132% 54.9 MB/s
DQ Read 30.3
DQ Write 121
DQ Mixed 21.2
32% 57.4 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 3,276,097 SSDs tested.

 Prices

BHPhotoUS $74.003 months ago.
AmazonUS $84.1617 days ago.
OutletPCUS $91.8413 hrs ago.
EbayUS $119.4717 mins ago.
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Typical SSD370 128GB Builds (Compare 170 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 60%
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Desktop 66%
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Workstation
Workstation 46%
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Motherboard: MSI MS-B1061

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 68% - Good Total price: $729

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Controller: Silicon Motion SM2246EN. NAND: Micron 20nm Synchronous MLC.

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