Average Bench: 70.9% (576th of 1011)

Based on 3,649 user benchmarks.  Model: TS120GSSD220S

Good average bench

The Transcend TS120GSSD220S 120GB averaged 29.0% 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-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 94.4MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 81.3MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Transcend TS120GSSD220S 120GB is 50.9%. 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 133MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 167MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 3,649 samples)
Min Avg Max
317 Read 436 511
97.5 Write 315 432
181 Mixed 322 408
45 SusWrite 133 312
67.3% 302 MB/s
Min Avg Max
15.1 4K Read 27.3 38.1
27.2 4K Write 81.3 118
11.9 4K Mixed 27.1 50.7
119% 45.2 MB/s
Min Avg Max
30.1 DQ Read 167 310
59.2 DQ Write 263 340
14 DQ Mixed 94.4 247
105% 175 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
42GB free (System drive)
Firmware: P0510G1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 265 69 63 67 65 65 MB/s
Read 497
Write 453
Mixed 404
SusWrite 99.1
81% 363 MB/s
4K Read 37.4
4K Write 104
4K Mixed 50.9
177% 64 MB/s
DQ Read 305
DQ Write 328
DQ Mixed 242
203% 292 MB/s
34GB free
Firmware: P1025F3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 291 223 132 76 30 33 MB/s
Read 509
Write 300
Mixed 338
SusWrite 131
71% 319 MB/s
4K Read 33.6
4K Write 109
4K Mixed 48.7
171% 63.9 MB/s
DQ Read 134
DQ Write 298
DQ Mixed 163
139% 198 MB/s
38GB free (System drive)
Firmware: R0510A0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 320 127 87 63 36 50 MB/s
Read 457
Write 387
Mixed 380
SusWrite 114
75% 335 MB/s
4K Read 29.2
4K Write 110
4K Mixed 25.9
136% 55 MB/s
DQ Read 163
DQ Write 294
DQ Mixed 40
84% 166 MB/s
81GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S0509A0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 120 52 53 49 52 53 MB/s
Read 462
Write 266
Mixed 358
SusWrite 63.1
64% 287 MB/s
4K Read 32.8
4K Write 89.2
4K Mixed 28
133% 50 MB/s
DQ Read 144
DQ Write 300
DQ Mixed 44.9
85% 163 MB/s
29GB free (System drive)
Firmware: P1025F8
SusWrite @10s intervals: 324 33 212 215 211 18 MB/s
Read 461
Write 403
Mixed 392
SusWrite 169
80% 356 MB/s
4K Read 21.9
4K Write 51.4
4K Mixed 30.2
99% 34.5 MB/s
DQ Read 132
DQ Write 346
DQ Mixed 163
146% 214 MB/s
76GB free (System drive)
Firmware: R0510A0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 282 131 62 52 48 47 MB/s
Read 453
Write 384
Mixed 376
SusWrite 104
74% 329 MB/s
4K Read 21.3
4K Write 86.8
4K Mixed 18.2
102% 42.1 MB/s
DQ Read 160
DQ Write 335
DQ Mixed 38.7
89% 178 MB/s
29GB free (System drive)
Firmware: P1025F8
SusWrite @10s intervals: 358 356 185 73 33 32 MB/s
Read 414
Write 378
Mixed 362
SusWrite 173
74% 332 MB/s
4K Read 12.7
4K Write 33.3
4K Mixed 17.9
60% 21.3 MB/s
DQ Read 131
DQ Write 163
DQ Mixed 161
118% 152 MB/s
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Typical TS120GSSD220S 120GB Builds (Compare 14,765 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 54%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 61%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 53%
Yacht

Motherboard: Asus PRIME B350M-A - $76

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 67% - Good Total price: $527

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23 months ago.

Quite decent speed and good value


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