Average Bench: 83.7% (412th of 1055)

Based on 1,734 user benchmarks.  Model: TS128GSSD230S

Very good average bench

The Transcend TS128GSSD230S 128GB averaged just 16.2% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Transcend TS128GSSD230S 128GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 144MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 38.6MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Transcend TS128GSSD230S 128GB is 57.5%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Transcend TS128GSSD230S 128GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 235MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 163MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,734 samples)
Min Avg Max
361 Read 464 516
75.2 Write 327 440
76.9 Mixed 330 425
46.6 SusWrite 235 423
75.8% 339 MB/s
Min Avg Max
19 4K Read 29.4 39
30.7 4K Write 77.6 113
21.7 4K Mixed 38.6 52.1
135% 48.5 MB/s
Min Avg Max
32.5 DQ Read 163 261
34.9 DQ Write 236 347
39.7 DQ Mixed 144 222
125% 181 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
82GB free (System drive)
Firmware: P1025F8
SusWrite @10s intervals: 396 395 420 416 427 426 MB/s
Read 515
Write 418
Mixed 404
SusWrite 413
98% 437 MB/s
4K Read 33.5
4K Write 94
4K Mixed 44.8
158% 57.4 MB/s
DQ Read 131
DQ Write 336
DQ Mixed 163
145% 210 MB/s
60GB free (System drive)
Firmware: R0427BNR
SusWrite @10s intervals: 415 418 343 413 409 337 MB/s
Read 473
Write 415
Mixed 399
SusWrite 389
94% 419 MB/s
4K Read 30
4K Write 66.3
4K Mixed 38.5
130% 44.9 MB/s
DQ Read 253
DQ Write 333
DQ Mixed 222
188% 269 MB/s
84GB free (System drive)
Firmware: R0427GNR
SusWrite @10s intervals: 349 406 408 406 409 145 MB/s
Read 482
Write 409
Mixed 408
SusWrite 354
93% 413 MB/s
4K Read 32
4K Write 71
4K Mixed 37
134% 46.7 MB/s
DQ Read 237
DQ Write 307
DQ Mixed 220
181% 255 MB/s
61GB free (System drive)
Firmware: R0427BNR
SusWrite @10s intervals: 415 416 387 326 314 126 MB/s
Read 468
Write 370
Mixed 386
SusWrite 331
87% 389 MB/s
4K Read 29
4K Write 69.2
4K Mixed 40.3
132% 46.2 MB/s
DQ Read 243
DQ Write 332
DQ Mixed 216
183% 264 MB/s
65GB free (System drive)
Firmware: R0427GNR
SusWrite @10s intervals: 333 335 317 311 311 312 MB/s
Read 348
Write 306
Mixed 328
SusWrite 320
73% 325 MB/s
4K Read 24.9
4K Write 61.4
4K Mixed 35.4
116% 40.6 MB/s
DQ Read 34.8
DQ Write 102
DQ Mixed 46.6
42% 61.3 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 40,208,329 SSDs tested.

Typical TS128GSSD230S 128GB Builds (Compare 31,007 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 2%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 65%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 2%
Tree trunk

Disqualified System: bin bin

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 72% - Very good Total price: $297

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