Average Bench: 87.7% (295th of 1011)

Based on 6,740 user benchmarks.  Models: TS256GSSD370S, TS256GSS D370S

Very good average bench

The Transcend SSD370S 256GB averaged just 12.2% 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 37.2MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Transcend SSD370S 256GB is 52%. 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 281MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 294MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 6,740 samples)
Min Avg Max
369 Read 466 513
263 Write 357 458
87.1 Mixed 281 406
122 SusWrite 294 444
78.1% 349 MB/s
Min Avg Max
18.3 4K Read 28 37.1
26 4K Write 75.8 111
19.1 4K Mixed 37.2 51.4
130% 47 MB/s
Min Avg Max
33.2 DQ Read 248 294
58.8 DQ Write 250 326
42 DQ Mixed 171 267
150% 223 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
71GB free (System drive)
Firmware: O1225G
SusWrite @10s intervals: 373 379 379 383 308 355 MB/s
Read 514
Write 382
Mixed 334
SusWrite 363
89% 398 MB/s
4K Read 33.1
4K Write 99.1
4K Mixed 46.2
162% 59.5 MB/s
DQ Read 283
DQ Write 324
DQ Mixed 194
177% 267 MB/s
108GB free
Firmware: O0919A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 388 436 438 445 447 447 MB/s
Read 496
Write 447
Mixed 330
SusWrite 434
96% 426 MB/s
4K Read 27.5
4K Write 49.5
4K Mixed 34.1
112% 37 MB/s
DQ Read 268
DQ Write 267
DQ Mixed 193
166% 243 MB/s
29GB free (System drive)
Firmware: N1114H
SusWrite @10s intervals: 263 217 301 225 237 238 MB/s
Read 432
Write 287
Mixed 275
SusWrite 247
69% 310 MB/s
4K Read 24
4K Write 94.8
4K Mixed 37.5
135% 52.1 MB/s
DQ Read 276
DQ Write 95.6
DQ Mixed 156
123% 176 MB/s
139GB free (System drive)
Firmware: O1225G
SusWrite @10s intervals: 232 319 281 245 248 246 MB/s
Read 503
Write 386
Mixed 328
SusWrite 262
83% 370 MB/s
4K Read 29.9
4K Write 65.8
4K Mixed 26.6
114% 40.8 MB/s
DQ Read 276
DQ Write 239
DQ Mixed 194
163% 236 MB/s
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Typical SSD370S 256GB Builds (Compare 23,583 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 46%
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Desktop
Desktop 49%
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Workstation
Workstation 39%
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Motherboard: MSI 970 GAMING (MS-7693)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 46% - Average Total price: $446

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