Average Bench: 78.4% (496th of 1058)

Based on 385 user benchmarks.  Model: TS128GSSD420K

Good average bench

The Transcend TS128GSSD420K 128GB averaged 21.6% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Transcend TS128GSSD420K 128GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 156MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 36.2MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Transcend TS128GSSD420K 128GB is 30.8%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Transcend TS128GSSD420K 128GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 162MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 196MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 385 samples)
Min Avg Max
380 Read 468 508
150 Write 196 207
145 Mixed 231 258
94.1 SusWrite 162 202
58.4% 264 MB/s
Min Avg Max
20.1 4K Read 29.1 33.8
34.4 4K Write 71.6 96.1
20.5 4K Mixed 36.2 44.3
128% 45.7 MB/s
Min Avg Max
223 DQ Read 265 277
108 DQ Write 187 206
68.2 DQ Mixed 156 179
136% 203 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
35GB free (System drive)
Firmware: O1225G
SusWrite @10s intervals: 194 198 197 186 192 199 MB/s
Read 517
Write 201
Mixed 258
SusWrite 194
65% 293 MB/s
4K Read 33.3
4K Write 91.5
4K Mixed 43.7
155% 56.2 MB/s
DQ Read 279
DQ Write 201
DQ Mixed 179
150% 220 MB/s
93GB free
Firmware: 5G
SusWrite @10s intervals: 0 189 189 194 184 186 MB/s
Read 443
Write 148
Mixed 240
SusWrite 157
55% 247 MB/s
4K Read 26
4K Write 59.4
4K Mixed 33.8
114% 39.7 MB/s
DQ Read 276
DQ Write 201
DQ Mixed 178
149% 218 MB/s
27GB free (System drive)
Firmware: O1225G
SusWrite @10s intervals: 182 125 99 97 101 101 MB/s
Read 412
Write 192
Mixed 186
SusWrite 118
50% 227 MB/s
4K Read 19.1
4K Write 30.1
4K Mixed 32.1
86% 27.1 MB/s
DQ Read 262
DQ Write 198
DQ Mixed 111
115% 190 MB/s
81GB free (System drive)
Firmware: P1225CH1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 188 149 190 179 178 202 MB/s
Read 395
Write 205
Mixed 232
SusWrite 181
56% 253 MB/s
4K Read 24.8
4K Write 19.9
4K Mixed 23.3
78% 22.7 MB/s
DQ Read 93.7
DQ Write 48.5
DQ Mixed 40.1
38% 60.8 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 46,963,091 SSDs tested.

Typical TS128GSSD420K 128GB Builds (Compare 575 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 58%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 78%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 44%
Speed boat

Motherboard: MSI MS-7996

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 58% - Above average Total price: $605

Popular TS128GSSD420K 128GB compatible motherboards:

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