Average Bench: 33.7% (984th of 1058)

Based on 57 user benchmarks.  Model: TS32GSSD340

Poor average bench

The Transcend SSD340 32GB averaged 66.2% 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 Random Read Speed 22.2MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 17.5MB/s

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Transcend SSD340 32GB is 24.3%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Transcend SSD340 32GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 36.4MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 38.8MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 57 samples)
Min Avg Max
49.5 Read 166 216
14.5 Write 38.8 44.1
25.2 Mixed 57.8 70.1
19.1 SusWrite 36.4 42.6
16.3% 74.8 MB/s
Min Avg Max
6.37 4K Read 22.2 31.1
7.99 4K Write 35.4 44.8
7.06 4K Mixed 17.5 28.4
74.9% 25 MB/s
Min Avg Max
15 DQ Read 62.9 83.1
13 DQ Write 38.5 45.9
9.51 DQ Mixed 25.4 46.7
25.7% 42.2 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
22GB free
Firmware: SVN059
SusWrite @10s intervals: 41 41 41 41 41 41 MB/s
Read 204
Write 41.8
Mixed 68.4
SusWrite 40.8
19% 88.7 MB/s
4K Read 30.3
4K Write 42.7
4K Mixed 28.4
105% 33.8 MB/s
DQ Read 83.2
DQ Write 43
DQ Mixed 46.2
39% 57.5 MB/s
3GB free
Firmware: SVN059
SusWrite @10s intervals: 41 37 40 40 40 13 MB/s
Read 204
Write 40
Mixed 67.9
SusWrite 35.2
19% 86.9 MB/s
4K Read 31.3
4K Write 41.9
4K Mixed 22.4
98% 31.9 MB/s
DQ Read 79.6
DQ Write 42.3
DQ Mixed 45.4
38% 55.8 MB/s
10GB free
Firmware: SVN423b
SusWrite @10s intervals: 42 41 42 42 42 42 MB/s
Read 188
Write 43
Mixed 29.5
SusWrite 42
16% 75.7 MB/s
4K Read 23.7
4K Write 43.7
4K Mixed 23.3
89% 30.2 MB/s
DQ Read 79.7
DQ Write 44.3
DQ Mixed 31.8
32% 51.9 MB/s
3GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SVN059
SusWrite @10s intervals: 41 42 41 42 41 39 MB/s
Read 162
Write 44.1
Mixed 66.5
SusWrite 41
17% 78.4 MB/s
4K Read 24.8
4K Write 44.9
4K Mixed 21.6
89% 30.4 MB/s
DQ Read 30.3
DQ Write 47.1
DQ Mixed 27.5
24% 35 MB/s
30GB free
Firmware: SVN059
SusWrite @10s intervals: 38 6.9 0.8 0.7 1.1 4 MB/s
Read 169
Write 42.5
Mixed 65.5
SusWrite 8.5
16% 71.3 MB/s
4K Read 27.6
4K Write 20.5
4K Mixed 26.8
87% 25 MB/s
DQ Read 82.2
DQ Write 43.4
DQ Mixed 44.2
38% 56.6 MB/s
4GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SVN263
SusWrite @10s intervals: 26 33 35 35 35 35 MB/s
Read 185
Write 36.8
Mixed 60
SusWrite 33.2
17% 78.7 MB/s
4K Read 14.5
4K Write 36.8
4K Mixed 16.5
63% 22.6 MB/s
DQ Read 15.1
DQ Write 37.6
DQ Mixed 17.9
16% 23.5 MB/s
2GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SVN263
SusWrite @10s intervals: 35 34 31 32 30 31 MB/s
Read 164
Write 35.5
Mixed 55.7
SusWrite 32.3
16% 71.9 MB/s
4K Read 15.2
4K Write 36.3
4K Mixed 15.9
63% 22.5 MB/s
DQ Read 14.8
DQ Write 35.9
DQ Mixed 17.5
16% 22.7 MB/s
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Typical SSD340 32GB Builds (Compare 17,519 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 6%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 63%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 6%
Tree trunk

Motherboard: Dell OptiPlex 7010

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 61% - Good Total price: $254

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