Average Bench: 92.4% (286th of 1058)

Based on 82 user benchmarks.  Model: TS960GSSD220S

Excellent average bench

The Transcend TS960GSSD220S 960GB averaged just 7.5% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Transcend TS960GSSD220S 960GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 141MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 32.8MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Transcend TS960GSSD220S 960GB is 48.6%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Transcend TS960GSSD220S 960GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 326MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 364MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 82 samples)
Min Avg Max
398 Read 458 504
232 Write 364 468
249 Mixed 326 385
312 SusWrite 374 431
85.4% 380 MB/s
Min Avg Max
21.7 4K Read 32.8 42
33 4K Write 74.9 114
16.5 4K Mixed 37.6 57.2
138% 48.4 MB/s
Min Avg Max
37 DQ Read 241 313
96.3 DQ Write 234 333
16.3 DQ Mixed 141 243
132% 205 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
597GB free
Firmware: P0510G1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 415 445 439 444 439 456 MB/s
Read 412
Write 340
Mixed 317
SusWrite 440
85% 377 MB/s
4K Read 28.3
4K Write 46.4
4K Mixed 36.8
115% 37.2 MB/s
DQ Read 291
DQ Write 269
DQ Mixed 180
163% 247 MB/s
142GB free
Firmware: P0510G1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 397 434 430 448 456 438 MB/s
Read 419
Write 352
Mixed 325
SusWrite 434
86% 382 MB/s
4K Read 23.9
4K Write 56.9
4K Mixed 35.7
112% 38.8 MB/s
DQ Read 287
DQ Write 274
DQ Mixed 231
187% 264 MB/s
596GB free
Firmware: S1031B0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 404 394 398 397 395 395 MB/s
Read 508
Write 395
Mixed 381
SusWrite 397
94% 420 MB/s
4K Read 27.4
4K Write 91.8
4K Mixed 26.9
125% 48.7 MB/s
DQ Read 198
DQ Write 178
DQ Mixed 40.9
71% 139 MB/s
628GB free
Firmware: S1031B0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 393 394 391 395 399 401 MB/s
Read 504
Write 387
Mixed 383
SusWrite 395
94% 417 MB/s
4K Read 25.2
4K Write 91.8
4K Mixed 27.2
122% 48.1 MB/s
DQ Read 200
DQ Write 178
DQ Mixed 39.6
71% 139 MB/s
745GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S1022A0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 341 367 371 358 384 386 MB/s
Read 446
Write 337
Mixed 348
SusWrite 368
84% 375 MB/s
4K Read 24.1
4K Write 69.6
4K Mixed 22.5
102% 38.7 MB/s
DQ Read 188
DQ Write 218
DQ Mixed 36.2
73% 147 MB/s
466GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S1031B0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 344 389 394 395 394 395 MB/s
Read 499
Write 375
Mixed 77.4
SusWrite 385
74% 334 MB/s
4K Read 23.4
4K Write 87
4K Mixed 10.1
94% 40.2 MB/s
DQ Read 173
DQ Write 176
DQ Mixed 0.8
48% 116 MB/s
170GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S1022A0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 5.3 19 34 2.5 42 71 MB/s
Read 338
Write 167
Mixed 32.7
SusWrite 28.8
31% 142 MB/s
4K Read 18.5
4K Write 24.3
4K Mixed 0.7
42% 14.5 MB/s
DQ Read 183
DQ Write 46
DQ Mixed 0.3
30% 76.3 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 44,116,917 SSDs tested.

Typical TS960GSSD220S 960GB Builds (Compare 3,271 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 92%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 89%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 94%
Nuclear submarine

Motherboard: Asrock X570M Pro4

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 73% - Very good Total price: $784

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