Average Bench: 88.9% (315th of 1040)

Based on 8,051 user benchmarks.  Models: TS256GSSD370S, TS256GSS D370S

Very good average bench

The Transcend SSD370S 256GB averaged just 11.1% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Transcend SSD370S 256GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 171MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 38.4MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Transcend SSD370S 256GB is 51.9%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Transcend SSD370S 256GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 279MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 288MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 8,051 samples)
Min Avg Max
372 Read 471 515
255 Write 358 458
80.6 Mixed 279 354
134 SusWrite 288 445
78% 349 MB/s
Min Avg Max
18.9 4K Read 28.7 38.5
24.5 4K Write 76.5 110
21.6 4K Mixed 38.4 53
133% 47.9 MB/s
Min Avg Max
190 DQ Read 262 292
78.7 DQ Write 251 322
46.8 DQ Mixed 171 212
152% 228 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
77GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Q0926B
SusWrite @10s intervals: 205 315 379 389 390 389 MB/s
Read 499
Write 422
Mixed 397
SusWrite 345
93% 416 MB/s
4K Read 31.2
4K Write 86.3
4K Mixed 44.9
150% 54.1 MB/s
DQ Read 209
DQ Write 182
DQ Mixed 179
139% 190 MB/s
76GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Q0926B
SusWrite @10s intervals: 222 301 381 388 390 389 MB/s
Read 497
Write 417
Mixed 394
SusWrite 345
93% 413 MB/s
4K Read 31.1
4K Write 87.7
4K Mixed 44.6
151% 54.5 MB/s
DQ Read 157
DQ Write 179
DQ Mixed 180
132% 172 MB/s
94GB free (System drive)
Firmware: N1126KB
SusWrite @10s intervals: 253 227 173 249 186 233 MB/s
Read 472
Write 296
Mixed 284
SusWrite 220
71% 318 MB/s
4K Read 27.1
4K Write 115
4K Mixed 42.8
157% 61.7 MB/s
DQ Read 283
DQ Write 283
DQ Mixed 189
168% 252 MB/s
145GB free (System drive)
Firmware: N1114H
SusWrite @10s intervals: 276 286 185 289 287 295 MB/s
Read 458
Write 290
Mixed 276
SusWrite 270
72% 323 MB/s
4K Read 23
4K Write 81.4
4K Mixed 30.5
117% 45 MB/s
DQ Read 279
DQ Write 281
DQ Mixed 180
163% 247 MB/s
29GB free (System drive)
Firmware: P1225CH1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 209 100 66 73 74 74 MB/s
Read 509
Write 297
Mixed 268
SusWrite 99.4
65% 293 MB/s
4K Read 25.4
4K Write 81.5
4K Mixed 34.3
126% 47.1 MB/s
DQ Read 277
DQ Write 282
DQ Mixed 181
163% 247 MB/s
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Typical SSD370S 256GB Builds (Compare 7,587 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 109%
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Desktop 95%
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Workstation
Workstation 93%
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Motherboard: Gigabyte Z390 UD - $114

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 62% - Good Total price: $991

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