Average Bench: 87.8% (300th of 1011)

Based on 6,445 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 165MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 37.6MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Transcend SSD370S 256GB is 56.2%. 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 273MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 290MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 6,445 samples)
Min Avg Max
366 Read 466 513
238 Write 352 457
82.3 Mixed 273 341
117 SusWrite 290 438
77.2% 345 MB/s
Min Avg Max
19.3 4K Read 28.6 38.3
24 4K Write 75.8 113
20.1 4K Mixed 37.6 51.2
132% 47.3 MB/s
Min Avg Max
29 DQ Read 246 285
60.4 DQ Write 245 321
35.6 DQ Mixed 165 201
146% 218 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
118GB free
Firmware: O0919A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 464 394 464 465 393 463 MB/s
Read 504
Write 460
Mixed 330
SusWrite 441
97% 434 MB/s
4K Read 35.5
4K Write 84.5
4K Mixed 47.8
160% 55.9 MB/s
DQ Read 280
DQ Write 307
DQ Mixed 198
175% 261 MB/s
140GB free (System drive)
Firmware: N1114H
SusWrite @10s intervals: 286 235 210 285 288 288 MB/s
Read 458
Write 284
Mixed 284
SusWrite 265
72% 323 MB/s
4K Read 23
4K Write 54.7
4K Mixed 30.9
103% 36.2 MB/s
DQ Read 275
DQ Write 257
DQ Mixed 180
158% 237 MB/s
20GB free (System drive)
Firmware: O1225G
SusWrite @10s intervals: 248 208 120 112 99 96 MB/s
Read 430
Write 330
Mixed 309
SusWrite 147
68% 304 MB/s
4K Read 24.5
4K Write 87.6
4K Mixed 34.5
128% 48.9 MB/s
DQ Read 277
DQ Write 296
DQ Mixed 192
170% 255 MB/s
56GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 5G
SusWrite @10s intervals: 315 192 145 123 127 127 MB/s
Read 485
Write 309
Mixed 264
SusWrite 172
68% 307 MB/s
4K Read 28.6
4K Write 28.3
4K Mixed 37.6
106% 31.5 MB/s
DQ Read 283
DQ Write 304
DQ Mixed 94.4
126% 227 MB/s
155GB free (System drive)
Firmware: O0919A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 272 359 366 351 344 346 MB/s
Read 417
Write 358
Mixed 286
SusWrite 340
79% 350 MB/s
4K Read 17.5
4K Write 26.3
4K Mixed 19.9
66% 21.2 MB/s
DQ Read 240
DQ Write 234
DQ Mixed 170
146% 215 MB/s
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Typical SSD370S 256GB Builds (Compare 24,856 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 47%
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Desktop
Desktop 49%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 39%
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Motherboard: MSI 970 GAMING (MS-7693)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 51% - Above average Total price: $440

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