Average Bench: 69.9% (631st of 1037)

Based on 5,231 user benchmarks.  Model: TS120GSSD220S

Above average average bench

The Transcend TS120GSSD220S 120GB averaged 30.1% 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 96.6MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 26.9MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Transcend TS120GSSD220S 120GB is 52.2%. 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 139MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 159MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 5,231 samples)
Min Avg Max
326 Read 434 511
29 Write 295 432
64.7 Mixed 304 403
38.6 SusWrite 139 360
65.3% 293 MB/s
Min Avg Max
15.6 4K Read 26.9 37.7
21.8 4K Write 75.3 111
11.2 4K Mixed 27.7 52.1
116% 43.3 MB/s
Min Avg Max
37.8 DQ Read 159 309
34.6 DQ Write 243 342
13.9 DQ Mixed 96.6 246
102% 166 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
43GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 0E
SusWrite @10s intervals: 199 120 51 63 65 66 MB/s
Read 429
Write 282
Mixed 383
SusWrite 94.1
66% 297 MB/s
4K Read 41.2
4K Write 101
4K Mixed 55.1
186% 65.7 MB/s
DQ Read 312
DQ Write 298
DQ Mixed 248
202% 286 MB/s
32GB free
Firmware: P1025F3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 311 310 310 157 57 31 MB/s
Read 516
Write 290
Mixed 329
SusWrite 196
74% 333 MB/s
4K Read 32.6
4K Write 93.1
4K Mixed 45.2
157% 57 MB/s
DQ Read 134
DQ Write 300
DQ Mixed 164
140% 199 MB/s
27GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFR21.1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 211 207 211 210 216 259 MB/s
Read 354
Write 181
Mixed 286
SusWrite 219
58% 260 MB/s
4K Read 23.2
4K Write 61.8
4K Mixed 21.7
96% 35.6 MB/s
DQ Read 199
DQ Write 346
DQ Mixed 144
145% 230 MB/s
85GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S0628A0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 217 93 38 38 38 38 MB/s
Read 448
Write 364
Mixed 333
SusWrite 76.9
68% 305 MB/s
4K Read 24.9
4K Write 89.5
4K Mixed 19.1
110% 44.5 MB/s
DQ Read 84.7
DQ Write 318
DQ Mixed 26.7
71% 143 MB/s
11GB free (System drive)
Firmware: P0510G1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 13 15 16 18 19 20 MB/s
Read 457
Write 12
Mixed 17.7
SusWrite 16.5
26% 126 MB/s
4K Read 80.1
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 3.7
127% 28.6 MB/s
73GB free (System drive)
Firmware: R0510A0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 141 191 50 54 49 36 MB/s
Read 350
Write 284
Mixed 286
SusWrite 86.8
56% 251 MB/s
4K Read 17.9
4K Write 53.1
4K Mixed 15.6
75% 28.9 MB/s
DQ Read 159
DQ Write 190
DQ Mixed 38.4
67% 129 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 31,610,326 SSDs tested.

Typical TS120GSSD220S 120GB Builds (Compare 1,254 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 6%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 49%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 5%
Tree trunk

Motherboard: Asrock FM2A68M-DG3+

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Excellent

2 years ago.

Quite decent speed and good value


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