Average Bench: 70.7% (576th of 1011)

Based on 2,785 user benchmarks.  Model: TS120GSSD220S

Good average bench

The Transcend TS120GSSD220S 120GB averaged 29.2% 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-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 100MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 77.5MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Transcend TS120GSSD220S 120GB is 51.1%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Transcend TS120GSSD220S 120GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 142MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 167MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 2,785 samples)
Min Avg Max
316 Read 439 512
63.5 Write 300 429
60.1 Mixed 308 402
48.2 SusWrite 142 301
66.1% 297 MB/s
Min Avg Max
13.6 4K Read 26.9 38.7
15.2 4K Write 77.5 111
11.8 4K Mixed 26.7 50.5
116% 43.7 MB/s
Min Avg Max
31.3 DQ Read 167 309
67.2 DQ Write 270 341
18.8 DQ Mixed 100 245
109% 179 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
86GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S0509A0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 331 333 336 336 338 335 MB/s
Read 451
Write 324
Mixed 359
SusWrite 335
82% 367 MB/s
4K Read 25.4
4K Write 118
4K Mixed 23.4
131% 55.4 MB/s
DQ Read 171
DQ Write 305
DQ Mixed 42.6
88% 173 MB/s
111GB free
Firmware: R0510A0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 329 381 386 381 385 383 MB/s
Read 460
Write 383
Mixed 376
SusWrite 374
90% 398 MB/s
4K Read 22.9
4K Write 77.5
4K Mixed 23.1
105% 41.2 MB/s
DQ Read 171
DQ Write 232
DQ Mixed 38.7
75% 147 MB/s
71GB free (System drive)
Firmware: R0510A0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 407 124 62 60 56 56 MB/s
Read 503
Write 430
Mixed 409
SusWrite 128
82% 367 MB/s
4K Read 27.3
4K Write 89.1
4K Mixed 23.5
119% 46.6 MB/s
DQ Read 168
DQ Write 336
DQ Mixed 37.3
89% 180 MB/s
74GB free (System drive)
Firmware: R0510A0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 286 71 41 38 37 19 MB/s
Read 496
Write 381
Mixed 386
SusWrite 82
75% 336 MB/s
4K Read 23.5
4K Write 78.5
4K Mixed 21.1
104% 41 MB/s
DQ Read 162
DQ Write 276
DQ Mixed 38
80% 159 MB/s
33GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Q1121A0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 143 40 35 42 36 MB/s
Read 434
Write 192
Mixed 276
SusWrite 55.4
53% 239 MB/s
4K Read 32.3
4K Write 86.2
4K Mixed 21.5
122% 46.7 MB/s
DQ Read 185
DQ Write 207
DQ Mixed 31.5
69% 141 MB/s
33GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFM71.1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 147 25 15 71 13 53 MB/s
Read 385
Write 307
Mixed 268
SusWrite 54
56% 253 MB/s
4K Read 25
4K Write 79.9
4K Mixed 22.6
109% 42.5 MB/s
DQ Read 162
DQ Write 291
DQ Mixed 69.8
97% 174 MB/s
53GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFR21.1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 115 135 132 69 112 140 MB/s
Read 407
Write 218
Mixed 203
SusWrite 117
52% 236 MB/s
4K Read 24.4
4K Write 76.6
4K Mixed 15
97% 38.7 MB/s
DQ Read 153
DQ Write 231
DQ Mixed 93.3
98% 159 MB/s
53GB free (System drive)
Firmware: P0510E
SusWrite @10s intervals: 278 66 64 64 64 64 MB/s
Read 433
Write 401
Mixed 384
SusWrite 100
74% 330 MB/s
4K Read 20.2
4K Write 49
4K Mixed 24.4
88% 31.2 MB/s
DQ Read 195
DQ Write 129
DQ Mixed 248
162% 191 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 17,663,864 SSDs tested.

Typical TS120GSSD220S 120GB Builds (Compare 13,683 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 54%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 62%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 54%
Yacht

Motherboard: Asus PRIME B350M-A - $76

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 70% - Very good Total price: $496

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Excellent

20 months ago.

Quite decent speed and good value


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