Average Bench: 89.4% (322nd of 1058)

Based on 10,430 user benchmarks.  Models: TS256GSSD370S, TS256GSS D370S

Very good average bench

The Transcend SSD370S 256GB averaged just 10.6% 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 38.1MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Transcend SSD370S 256GB is 52.3%. 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 297MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 10,430 samples)
Min Avg Max
372 Read 471 515
268 Write 353 460
84 Mixed 279 338
131 SusWrite 297 439
78.2% 350 MB/s
Min Avg Max
18.6 4K Read 28.6 38.1
29.1 4K Write 76.8 108
19.7 4K Mixed 38.1 51.6
133% 47.8 MB/s
Min Avg Max
192 DQ Read 261 284
82.5 DQ Write 256 318
56.2 DQ Mixed 171 198
153% 230 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
175GB free (System drive)
Firmware: O0919A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 442 456 455 466 466 465 MB/s
Read 514
Write 449
Mixed 344
SusWrite 458
99% 441 MB/s
4K Read 37.5
4K Write 81.3
4K Mixed 47.3
160% 55.4 MB/s
DQ Read 280
DQ Write 305
DQ Mixed 196
174% 260 MB/s
176GB free (System drive)
Firmware: O0919A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 428 448 441 462 441 463 MB/s
Read 296
Write 459
Mixed 336
SusWrite 447
87% 385 MB/s
4K Read 37.7
4K Write 81.5
4K Mixed 46.9
160% 55.4 MB/s
DQ Read 267
DQ Write 305
DQ Mixed 198
173% 257 MB/s
147GB free
Firmware: N1126KB
SusWrite @10s intervals: 295 296 178 300 300 299 MB/s
Read 518
Write 294
Mixed 302
SusWrite 278
78% 348 MB/s
4K Read 28.5
4K Write 104
4K Mixed 41.6
151% 57.9 MB/s
DQ Read 286
DQ Write 284
DQ Mixed 188
168% 253 MB/s
35GB free (System drive)
Firmware: N1114H
SusWrite @10s intervals: 273 179 153 102 76 77 MB/s
Read 440
Write 288
Mixed 8.2
SusWrite 143
48% 220 MB/s
4K Read 20.4
4K Write 72.7
4K Mixed 34.2
113% 42.4 MB/s
DQ Read 271
DQ Write 276
DQ Mixed 179
161% 242 MB/s
41GB free
Firmware: N1114H
SusWrite @10s intervals: 242 225 192 204 179 154 MB/s
Read 501
Write 297
Mixed 287
SusWrite 199
71% 321 MB/s
4K Read 25.2
4K Write 75
4K Mixed 7.2
87% 35.8 MB/s
DQ Read 259
DQ Write 248
DQ Mixed 182
156% 229 MB/s
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Typical SSD370S 256GB Builds (Compare 21,536 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 70%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 60%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Asus Z170 PRO GAMING - $295

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 57% - Above average Total price: $1,224

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