Average Bench: 69.3% (663rd of 1058)

Based on 7,180 user benchmarks.  Model: TS120GSSD220S

Above average average bench

The Transcend TS120GSSD220S 120GB averaged 30.6% 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 91.3MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 77.1MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Transcend TS120GSSD220S 120GB is 51.3%. 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 135MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 154MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 7,180 samples)
Min Avg Max
319 Read 435 510
31.1 Write 317 434
80.4 Mixed 321 405
43.8 SusWrite 135 371
67.4% 302 MB/s
Min Avg Max
13.3 4K Read 25.9 37.6
24.6 4K Write 77.1 112
9.53 4K Mixed 26.7 48
114% 43.2 MB/s
Min Avg Max
68.5 DQ Read 154 305
52.6 DQ Write 259 339
12.1 DQ Mixed 91.3 244
102% 168 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
40GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S0509A0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 105 45 31 35 42 31 MB/s
Read 495
Write 331
Mixed 377
SusWrite 48.2
70% 313 MB/s
4K Read 37.2
4K Write 118
4K Mixed 33.1
161% 62.7 MB/s
DQ Read 208
DQ Write 318
DQ Mixed 47
96% 191 MB/s
41GB free
Firmware: S0509A0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 91 59 53 51 55 55 MB/s
Read 511
Write 338
Mixed 383
SusWrite 60.7
72% 323 MB/s
4K Read 38.2
4K Write 91.9
4K Mixed 30.1
145% 53.4 MB/s
DQ Read 173
DQ Write 310
DQ Mixed 45
90% 176 MB/s
87GB free (System drive)
Firmware: VD0R0229
SusWrite @10s intervals: 301 306 307 308 309 310 MB/s
Read 324
Write 311
Mixed 285
SusWrite 307
69% 307 MB/s
4K Read 24.5
4K Write 50.7
4K Mixed 29.4
102% 34.9 MB/s
DQ Read 103
DQ Write 293
DQ Mixed 144
126% 180 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 51,170,732 SSDs tested.

Typical TS120GSSD220S 120GB Builds (Compare 3,590 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 8%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 65%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 7%
Tree trunk

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-H81M-S2PV - $78

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 83% - Excellent Total price: $221

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Excellent

4 years ago.

Quite decent speed and good value


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