Average Bench: 85.5% (238th of 956)

Based on 582 user benchmarks.  Models: TS512GSSD370, TS512GSS D370

Very good average bench

The Transcend SSD370 512GB averaged just 14.5% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Transcend SSD370 512GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 74.4MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 23.4MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Transcend SSD370 512GB is 42.4%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Transcend SSD370 512GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 160MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 316MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 582 samples)
Min Avg Max
371 Read 487 521
305 Write 406 439
274 Mixed 427 472
129 SusWrite 316 424
91.8% 409 MB/s
Min Avg Max
16.1 4K Read 23.4 29.3
34.1 4K Write 74.4 112
14.6 4K Mixed 27.4 37.9
110% 41.7 MB/s
Min Avg Max
20.6 DQ Read 160 275
54.4 DQ Write 202 293
14.2 DQ Mixed 57.7 164
77.9% 140 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
163GB free (System drive)
Firmware: N1114B
SusWrite @10s intervals: 265 409 396 407 272 279 MB/s
Read 463
Write 415
Mixed 296
SusWrite 338
85% 378 MB/s
4K Read 26.3
4K Write 105
4K Mixed 41.8
149% 57.7 MB/s
DQ Read 275
DQ Write 294
DQ Mixed 15.9
86% 195 MB/s
216GB free
Firmware: N1114H
SusWrite @10s intervals: 386 394 389 388 391 393 MB/s
Read 460
Write 390
Mixed 297
SusWrite 390
86% 384 MB/s
4K Read 22.1
4K Write 62.4
4K Mixed 30.7
106% 38.4 MB/s
DQ Read 211
DQ Write 178
DQ Mixed 165
132% 185 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 7,977,448 SSDs tested.

 Prices

Approx. $180 @ launch in Aug '14
AmazonUS $15915 mins
BHPhotoUS $20518 months
OutletPCUS $22816 hrs
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Typical SSD370 512GB Builds (Compare 22,832 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 92%
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Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 63%
Destroyer

Motherboard: Asus Z170 PRO GAMING - $157

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 92% - Outstanding Total price: $1,158

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

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