Average Bench: 85.3% (346th of 1016)

Based on 149 user benchmarks.  Model: TS256GMTS400S

Very good average bench

The Transcend TS256GMTS400S 256GB averaged just 14.6% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Transcend TS256GMTS400S 256GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 141MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 33.1MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Transcend TS256GMTS400S 256GB is 59.1%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Transcend TS256GMTS400S 256GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 328MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 210MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 149 samples)
Min Avg Max
350 Read 458 514
270 Write 378 455
245 Mixed 328 477
164 SusWrite 343 446
84.6% 377 MB/s
Min Avg Max
8.67 4K Read 25.3 38.2
23 4K Write 64.5 104
11.5 4K Mixed 33.1 51.8
115% 41 MB/s
Min Avg Max
18.7 DQ Read 210 284
47.7 DQ Write 225 302
11.4 DQ Mixed 141 202
127% 192 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
205GB free (System drive)
Firmware: P1225CH4
SusWrite @10s intervals: 417 427 431 435 439 438 MB/s
Read 505
Write 424
Mixed 329
SusWrite 431
95% 422 MB/s
4K Read 33.3
4K Write 74.3
4K Mixed 43.1
145% 50.2 MB/s
DQ Read 284
DQ Write 300
DQ Mixed 200
176% 261 MB/s
154GB free
Firmware: P1225CH4
SusWrite @10s intervals: 379 395 425 414 446 444 MB/s
Read 481
Write 424
Mixed 323
SusWrite 417
92% 411 MB/s
4K Read 29.3
4K Write 72.3
4K Mixed 43.3
138% 48.3 MB/s
DQ Read 282
DQ Write 302
DQ Mixed 200
176% 261 MB/s
98GB free (System drive)
Firmware: P1225CH4
SusWrite @10s intervals: 378 428 333 311 367 316 MB/s
Read 496
Write 390
Mixed 309
SusWrite 356
87% 388 MB/s
4K Read 31
4K Write 64.5
4K Mixed 40.2
133% 45.2 MB/s
DQ Read 260
DQ Write 256
DQ Mixed 199
166% 238 MB/s
93GB free (System drive)
Firmware: P1225CH1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 379 336 310 296 261 256 MB/s
Read 512
Write 450
Mixed 328
SusWrite 306
89% 399 MB/s
4K Read 35.3
4K Write 89.5
4K Mixed 48
162% 57.6 MB/s
DQ Read 33
DQ Write 128
DQ Mixed 165
102% 109 MB/s
189GB free (System drive)
Firmware: P1225CH4
SusWrite @10s intervals: 303 281 237 277 311 332 MB/s
Read 350
Write 259
Mixed 242
SusWrite 290
64% 285 MB/s
4K Read 15.8
4K Write 50.2
4K Mixed 32.2
92% 32.7 MB/s
DQ Read 140
DQ Write 111
DQ Mixed 126
94% 126 MB/s
191GB free (System drive)
Firmware: P1225CH1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 290 292 292 285 288 286 MB/s
Read 345
Write 293
Mixed 254
SusWrite 289
66% 295 MB/s
4K Read 14.1
4K Write 37.1
4K Mixed 18.2
64% 23.1 MB/s
DQ Read 14.6
DQ Write 60.2
DQ Mixed 17.6
19% 30.8 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 21,396,225 SSDs tested.

Typical TS256GMTS400S 256GB Builds (Compare 62 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 30%
Sail boat
Workstation
Workstation 19%
Surfboard

System: Chuwi LapBook Air

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