Average Bench: 71.3% (581st of 1016)

Based on 3,899 user benchmarks.  Model: TS120GSSD220S

Good average bench

The Transcend TS120GSSD220S 120GB averaged 28.6% 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 104MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 79.9MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Transcend TS120GSSD220S 120GB is 51.9%. 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 129MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 174MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 3,899 samples)
Min Avg Max
323 Read 440 511
96.7 Write 315 438
103 Mixed 319 407
43.9 SusWrite 129 296
67% 301 MB/s
Min Avg Max
14.7 4K Read 27.9 39.6
20.9 4K Write 79.9 114
11.9 4K Mixed 27.7 53.3
120% 45.2 MB/s
Min Avg Max
55.4 DQ Read 174 315
59 DQ Write 264 339
19.7 DQ Mixed 104 249
111% 180 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
73GB free (System drive)
Firmware: P0510E
SusWrite @10s intervals: 228 111 64 68 66 67 MB/s
Read 479
Write 434
Mixed 398
SusWrite 100
79% 353 MB/s
4K Read 32.2
4K Write 92.1
4K Mixed 40.6
150% 55 MB/s
DQ Read 319
DQ Write 329
DQ Mixed 250
208% 299 MB/s
63GB free (System drive)
Firmware: P0510G1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 271 60 70 64 65 65 MB/s
Read 457
Write 411
Mixed 366
SusWrite 99.1
74% 333 MB/s
4K Read 26.5
4K Write 83.8
4K Mixed 44.3
141% 51.5 MB/s
DQ Read 307
DQ Write 315
DQ Mixed 246
203% 289 MB/s
25GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFR71.1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 135 14 104 34 9.3 110 MB/s
Read 302
Write 27.7
Mixed 213
SusWrite 67.8
34% 153 MB/s
4K Read 29.4
4K Write 88.6
4K Mixed 24.8
123% 47.6 MB/s
DQ Read 164
DQ Write 319
DQ Mixed 118
124% 200 MB/s
34GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFR21.2
SusWrite @10s intervals: 131 130 105 97 127 145 MB/s
Read 375
Write 215
Mixed 262
SusWrite 122
54% 244 MB/s
4K Read 22.6
4K Write 56
4K Mixed 14.6
83% 31.1 MB/s
DQ Read 195
DQ Write 332
DQ Mixed 141
142% 223 MB/s
37GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Q1121A0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 123 47 29 33 40 33 MB/s
Read 456
Write 354
Mixed 349
SusWrite 50.8
67% 303 MB/s
4K Read 12.3
4K Write 13.6
4K Mixed 12.3
42% 12.7 MB/s
DQ Read 191
DQ Write 310
DQ Mixed 33.1
86% 178 MB/s
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Typical TS120GSSD220S 120GB Builds (Compare 15,669 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: $521

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Excellent

2 years ago.

Quite decent speed and good value


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