Average Bench: 85.4% (178th of 921)

Based on 536 user benchmarks.  Models: TS512GSSD370, TS512GSS D370

Very good average bench

The Transcend SSD370 512GB averaged just 14.6% 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 73.8MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 23.3MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Transcend SSD370 512GB is 40.8%. 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 156MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 49.6MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 536 samples)
Min Avg Max
375 Read 489 521
331 Write 408 439
300 Mixed 439 472
99.3% 446 MB/s
Min Avg Max
16 4K Read 23.3 29.3
34.3 4K Write 73.8 112
14.3 4K Mixed 26.7 37.8
109% 41.3 MB/s
Min Avg Max
19.9 DQ Read 156 275
53.4 DQ Write 199 293
13.9 DQ Mixed 49.6 76.3
73% 135 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
284GB free
Firmware: 20140516 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 514
Write 394
Mixed 367
94% 425 MB/s
4K Read 28.3
4K Write 112
4K Mixed 34.7
146% 58.2 MB/s
DQ Read 204
DQ Write 276
DQ Mixed 83.2
107% 188 MB/s
82GB free
Firmware: N1114B Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 498
Write 411
Mixed 457
101% 455 MB/s
4K Read 22.6
4K Write 46.9
4K Mixed 30.1
98% 33.2 MB/s
DQ Read 268
DQ Write 284
DQ Mixed 71.7
110% 208 MB/s
123GB free
Firmware: 4H Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 405
Write 425
Mixed 398
92% 409 MB/s
4K Read 27.3
4K Write 75.2
4K Mixed 21.4
109% 41.3 MB/s
DQ Read 196
DQ Write 101
DQ Mixed 65.2
71% 121 MB/s
129GB free
Firmware: N1114H Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 375
Write 329
Mixed 266
72% 323 MB/s
4K Read 18.6
4K Write 58.9
4K Mixed 15.6
79% 31 MB/s
DQ Read 26.7
DQ Write 101
DQ Mixed 17.5
27% 48.5 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 6,460,555 SSDs tested.

 Prices

Approx. $180 @ launch in Aug '14
BHPhotoUS $20515 months
AmazonUS $21320 mins
OutletPCUS $2216 hrs
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Typical SSD370 512GB Builds (Compare 2,680 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 102%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 71%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 67%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus RAMPAGE IV EXTREME - $589

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 77% - Very good Total price: $1,944

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