Average Bench: 87.9% (285th of 1003)

Based on 5,461 user benchmarks.  Models: TS256GSSD370S, TS256GSS D370S

Very good average bench

The Transcend SSD370S 256GB averaged just 12.0% 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 167MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 37.5MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Transcend SSD370S 256GB is 52.4%. 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 278MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 294MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 5,461 samples)
Min Avg Max
365 Read 462 511
248 Write 362 460
82.1 Mixed 278 399
127 SusWrite 294 441
78.1% 349 MB/s
Min Avg Max
16.4 4K Read 28.5 38
26.1 4K Write 75.8 114
18.4 4K Mixed 37.5 52.7
131% 47.3 MB/s
Min Avg Max
33 DQ Read 246 295
77.7 DQ Write 250 335
40.4 DQ Mixed 167 270
148% 221 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
119GB free (System drive)
Firmware: O0919A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 234 345 446 464 464 462 MB/s
Read 492
Write 264
Mixed 243
SusWrite 402
78% 350 MB/s
4K Read 35.7
4K Write 84.1
4K Mixed 45.8
157% 55.2 MB/s
DQ Read 273
DQ Write 300
DQ Mixed 196
173% 256 MB/s
202GB free (System drive)
Firmware: O0919A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 408 432 411 428 424 427 MB/s
Read 459
Write 394
Mixed 307
SusWrite 422
89% 395 MB/s
4K Read 28.5
4K Write 65.6
4K Mixed 40.2
129% 44.8 MB/s
DQ Read 276
DQ Write 297
DQ Mixed 196
172% 256 MB/s
50GB free (System drive)
Firmware: O0919A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 283 232 164 157 156 172 MB/s
Read 491
Write 445
Mixed 323
SusWrite 194
81% 363 MB/s
4K Read 35.6
4K Write 92.9
4K Mixed 49.1
166% 59.2 MB/s
DQ Read 272
DQ Write 296
DQ Mixed 194
171% 254 MB/s
50GB free (System drive)
Firmware: O1225G
SusWrite @10s intervals: 266 285 216 178 157 141 MB/s
Read 473
Write 364
Mixed 141
SusWrite 207
66% 296 MB/s
4K Read 31
4K Write 85.4
4K Mixed 43.9
148% 53.4 MB/s
DQ Read 279
DQ Write 317
DQ Mixed 194
175% 264 MB/s
75GB free (System drive)
Firmware: P1225CA
SusWrite @10s intervals: 255 225 160 147 127 128 MB/s
Read 509
Write 297
Mixed 289
SusWrite 174
70% 317 MB/s
4K Read 29.3
4K Write 106
4K Mixed 42
154% 59.1 MB/s
DQ Read 270
DQ Write 273
DQ Mixed 56
101% 200 MB/s
140GB free (System drive)
Firmware: O1225G
SusWrite @10s intervals: 348 380 371 384 384 378 MB/s
Read 469
Write 383
Mixed 313
SusWrite 374
86% 385 MB/s
4K Read 21
4K Write 55.8
4K Mixed 29.5
99% 35.4 MB/s
DQ Read 283
DQ Write 300
DQ Mixed 192
172% 259 MB/s
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Typical SSD370S 256GB Builds (Compare 22,231 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 59%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 52%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 43%
Speed boat

Motherboard: MSI 970 GAMING (MS-7693)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 92% - Outstanding Total price: $401

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