Average Bench: 84.1% (405th of 1058)

Based on 1,997 user benchmarks.  Model: TS128GSSD230S

Very good average bench

The Transcend TS128GSSD230S 128GB averaged just 15.9% 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 147MB/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 57.6%. 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 237MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 173MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,997 samples)
Min Avg Max
361 Read 469 517
92.5 Write 332 443
74.7 Mixed 332 424
45.8 SusWrite 237 423
76.5% 342 MB/s
Min Avg Max
17.7 4K Read 29 39.6
21 4K Write 77.1 115
21.3 4K Mixed 38.6 53.4
134% 48.2 MB/s
Min Avg Max
99 DQ Read 173 290
40.4 DQ Write 241 350
39.3 DQ Mixed 147 222
128% 187 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
73GB free (System drive)
Firmware: R0427GNR
SusWrite @10s intervals: 393 407 419 417 418 253 MB/s
Read 495
Write 383
Mixed 389
SusWrite 384
93% 413 MB/s
4K Read 37.2
4K Write 101
4K Mixed 49.3
173% 62.6 MB/s
DQ Read 228
DQ Write 328
DQ Mixed 219
182% 258 MB/s
85GB free (System drive)
Firmware: R0427GNR
SusWrite @10s intervals: 286 305 357 345 367 368 MB/s
Read 366
Write 289
Mixed 382
SusWrite 338
78% 344 MB/s
4K Read 32.7
4K Write 83.6
4K Mixed 46.3
153% 54.2 MB/s
DQ Read 259
DQ Write 307
DQ Mixed 210
178% 259 MB/s
47GB free (System drive)
Firmware: R0427BNR
SusWrite @10s intervals: 130 135 134 135 137 136 MB/s
Read 504
Write 138
Mixed 191
SusWrite 134
53% 242 MB/s
4K Read 26.9
4K Write 81.3
4K Mixed 33.3
126% 47.2 MB/s
DQ Read 142
DQ Write 136
DQ Mixed 125
98% 134 MB/s
36GB free (System drive)
Firmware: R0427DNR
SusWrite @10s intervals: 131 136 137 138 136 137 MB/s
Read 448
Write 141
Mixed 193
SusWrite 136
50% 229 MB/s
4K Read 23.4
4K Write 83.3
4K Mixed 24.8
111% 43.8 MB/s
DQ Read 146
DQ Write 139
DQ Mixed 120
96% 135 MB/s
32GB free (System drive)
Firmware: R0427BNR
SusWrite @10s intervals: 88 75 89 124 110 102 MB/s
Read 349
Write 72.3
Mixed 102
SusWrite 97.9
34% 155 MB/s
4K Read 25
4K Write 22.9
4K Mixed 20.4
76% 22.8 MB/s
DQ Read 125
DQ Write 60.9
DQ Mixed 111
78% 98.8 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 47,016,696 SSDs tested.

Typical TS128GSSD230S 128GB Builds (Compare 40,824 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: 73% - Very good Total price: $297

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