Average Bench: 86.4% (331st of 1026)

Based on 8,819 user benchmarks.  Models: TS256GSSD370S, TS256GSS D370S

Very good average bench

The Transcend SSD370S 256GB averaged just 13.5% 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 166MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 37MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Transcend SSD370S 256GB is 49.5%. 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 274MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 286MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 8,819 samples)
Min Avg Max
361 Read 463 512
247 Write 352 455
67.7 Mixed 274 335
131 SusWrite 286 437
76.8% 344 MB/s
Min Avg Max
17.6 4K Read 27.8 37.4
26.2 4K Write 71.8 109
20.4 4K Mixed 37 50.8
127% 45.5 MB/s
Min Avg Max
38.2 DQ Read 253 284
71.5 DQ Write 247 313
42 DQ Mixed 166 199
148% 222 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
209GB free (System drive)
Firmware: O0724D
SusWrite @10s intervals: 190 345 420 424 406 410 MB/s
Read 464
Write 423
Mixed 321
SusWrite 366
88% 393 MB/s
4K Read 31.1
4K Write 87.3
4K Mixed 49.6
157% 56 MB/s
DQ Read 280
DQ Write 293
DQ Mixed 201
175% 258 MB/s
30GB free
Firmware: O0918B
SusWrite @10s intervals: 379 382 383 356 133 207 MB/s
Read 498
Write 385
Mixed 331
SusWrite 306
85% 380 MB/s
4K Read 30.9
4K Write 80.8
4K Mixed 41.4
143% 51 MB/s
DQ Read 281
DQ Write 259
DQ Mixed 192
165% 244 MB/s
38GB free
Firmware: N1114H
SusWrite @10s intervals: 293 298 299 301 299 200 MB/s
Read 507
Write 298
Mixed 286
SusWrite 282
76% 343 MB/s
4K Read 26.2
4K Write 96.2
4K Mixed 39.1
141% 53.8 MB/s
DQ Read 273
DQ Write 282
DQ Mixed 181
163% 245 MB/s
105GB free (System drive)
Firmware: N1114H
SusWrite @10s intervals: 261 220 170 164 128 157 MB/s
Read 465
Write 287
Mixed 277
SusWrite 183
67% 303 MB/s
4K Read 22
4K Write 55
4K Mixed 29.5
100% 35.5 MB/s
DQ Read 273
DQ Write 277
DQ Mixed 178
161% 243 MB/s
31GB free (System drive)
Firmware: O0918B
SusWrite @10s intervals: 278 302 269 229 204 168 MB/s
Read 393
Write 355
Mixed 278
SusWrite 242
71% 317 MB/s
4K Read 22.9
4K Write 62.3
4K Mixed 34.6
112% 39.9 MB/s
DQ Read 269
DQ Write 46.1
DQ Mixed 154
114% 157 MB/s
49GB free (System drive)
Firmware: O122
SusWrite @10s intervals: 301 254 210 216 183 212 MB/s
Read 438
Write 373
Mixed 185
SusWrite 229
68% 306 MB/s
4K Read 24.2
4K Write 47.4
4K Mixed 23.6
92% 31.7 MB/s
DQ Read 190
DQ Write 146
DQ Mixed 159
121% 165 MB/s
118GB free (System drive)
Firmware: N1126KB
SusWrite @10s intervals: 267 217 222 226 226 198 MB/s
Read 376
Write 290
Mixed 264
SusWrite 226
65% 289 MB/s
4K Read 9.2
4K Write 45.9
4K Mixed 17.5
61% 24.2 MB/s
DQ Read 283
DQ Write 275
DQ Mixed 177
161% 245 MB/s
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Typical SSD370S 256GB Builds (Compare 29,470 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 54%
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Desktop
Desktop 62%
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Workstation
Workstation 50%
Yacht

Motherboard: MSI 970 GAMING (MS-7693)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 46% - Average Total price: $546

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