Average Bench: 70.4% (663rd of 1071)

Based on 8,401 user benchmarks.  Model: TS120GSSD220S

Good average bench

The Transcend TS120GSSD220S 120GB averaged 29.6% 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.


Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 97.2MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 78.5MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Transcend TS120GSSD220S 120GB is 54.8%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Transcend TS120GSSD220S 120GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.


Avg. Sustained Write Speed 127MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 162MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 8,401 samples)
Min Avg Max
320 Read 435 510
43.5 Write 316 436
78.7 Mixed 315 404
43.9 SusWrite 127 336
66.5% 298 MB/s
Min Avg Max
12 4K Read 27.1 38.4
24.4 4K Write 78.5 115
8.17 4K Mixed 28.6 50.5
119% 44.7 MB/s
Min Avg Max
65.6 DQ Read 162 309
45.3 DQ Write 247 338
12.2 DQ Mixed 97.2 247
104% 169 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
14GB free (System drive)
Firmware: R0510A0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 292 61 40 33 53 30 MB/s
Read 273
Write 229
Mixed 285
SusWrite 84.8
49% 218 MB/s
4K Read 18
4K Write 50.9
4K Mixed 17.2
76% 28.7 MB/s
DQ Read 166
DQ Write 182
DQ Mixed 37.9
66% 129 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 71,301,976 SSDs tested.

Typical TS120GSSD220S 120GB Builds (Compare 1,895 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 6%
Tree trunk
Desktop 59%
Workstation 6%
Tree trunk

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-H81M-S2PV - $78

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 67% - Good Total price: $287

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Quite decent speed and good value

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