Average Bench: 85.1% (344th of 1012)

Based on 144 user benchmarks.  Model: TS256GMTS400S

Very good average bench

The Transcend TS256GMTS400S 256GB averaged just 14.9% 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 139MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 32.8MB/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 329MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 211MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 144 samples)
Min Avg Max
351 Read 457 514
271 Write 378 455
247 Mixed 329 477
163 SusWrite 342 447
84.5% 377 MB/s
Min Avg Max
8.41 4K Read 25.2 38.3
22.9 4K Write 64.4 104
11.5 4K Mixed 32.8 51.9
114% 40.8 MB/s
Min Avg Max
18.7 DQ Read 211 284
47 DQ Write 226 302
11 DQ Mixed 139 202
127% 192 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
115GB free
Firmware: P1225CH1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 421 428 420 428 434 432 MB/s
Read 510
Write 448
Mixed 338
SusWrite 427
97% 431 MB/s
4K Read 37.2
4K Write 91.4
4K Mixed 50.5
170% 59.7 MB/s
DQ Read 285
DQ Write 308
DQ Mixed 202
178% 265 MB/s
173GB free
Firmware: P1225CH4
SusWrite @10s intervals: 436 442 438 446 448 434 MB/s
Read 454
Write 407
Mixed 312
SusWrite 441
91% 404 MB/s
4K Read 30.1
4K Write 109
4K Mixed 53
171% 64.1 MB/s
DQ Read 283
DQ Write 294
DQ Mixed 200
175% 259 MB/s
185GB free (System drive)
Firmware: P1225CH4
SusWrite @10s intervals: 410 416 418 438 264 436 MB/s
Read 499
Write 430
Mixed 326
SusWrite 397
93% 413 MB/s
4K Read 38.2
4K Write 97.5
4K Mixed 51
175% 62.2 MB/s
DQ Read 282
DQ Write 291
DQ Mixed 201
175% 258 MB/s
102GB free (System drive)
Firmware: P1225CH4
SusWrite @10s intervals: 341 361 337 301 333 314 MB/s
Read 420
Write 374
Mixed 291
SusWrite 331
80% 354 MB/s
4K Read 25.1
4K Write 43.8
4K Mixed 31.4
102% 33.4 MB/s
DQ Read 202
DQ Write 176
DQ Mixed 177
136% 185 MB/s
196GB free (System drive)
Firmware: P1225CH1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 273 286 289 284 288 287 MB/s
Read 345
Write 274
Mixed 258
SusWrite 284
65% 290 MB/s
4K Read 11.1
4K Write 28.5
4K Mixed 12.9
48% 17.5 MB/s
DQ Read 124
DQ Write 279
DQ Mixed 148
128% 184 MB/s
41GB free (System drive)
Firmware: P1225CH1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 267 193 168 162 168 173 MB/s
Read 356
Write 282
Mixed 264
SusWrite 189
61% 273 MB/s
4K Read 9.5
4K Write 9.3
4K Mixed 23.7
50% 14.2 MB/s
DQ Read 189
DQ Write 133
DQ Mixed 129
105% 151 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 20,094,986 SSDs tested.

Typical TS256GMTS400S 256GB Builds (Compare 61 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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