Average Bench: 63.7% (744th of 1058)

Based on 1,495 user benchmarks.  Model: TS120GMTS820S

Above average average bench

The Transcend TS120GMTS820S 120GB averaged 36.3% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This isn't a great result which indicates that there are much faster alternatives on the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 270MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 75.7MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Transcend TS120GMTS820S 120GB is 35.3%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Transcend TS120GMTS820S 120GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 122MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 31.8MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,495 samples)
Min Avg Max
361 Read 453 511
16.5 Write 312 420
95.7 Mixed 325 389
48 SusWrite 122 316
67.5% 303 MB/s
Min Avg Max
11.3 4K Read 22.2 33.3
27.6 4K Write 75.7 111
10.8 4K Mixed 19.2 27.1
98.3% 39 MB/s
Min Avg Max
72.9 DQ Read 139 182
115 DQ Write 270 328
18.9 DQ Mixed 31.8 44.4
73.1% 147 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
51GB free (System drive)
Firmware: R0510A0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 268 252 243 103 122 103 MB/s
Read 438
Write 7
Mixed 10.7
SusWrite 182
34% 159 MB/s
4K Read 46.6
4K Write 41.1
4K Mixed 26
126% 37.9 MB/s
DQ Read 192
DQ Write 303
DQ Mixed 37.9
88% 178 MB/s
12GB free (System drive)
Firmware: R0510A0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 320 194 123 193 165 269 MB/s
Read 381
Write 5.2
Mixed 8.9
SusWrite 211
33% 151 MB/s
4K Read 37.2
4K Write 59.7
4K Mixed 23.9
119% 40.3 MB/s
DQ Read 182
DQ Write 314
DQ Mixed 38
88% 178 MB/s
74GB free (System drive)
Firmware: R0302A0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 96 45 48 45 51 39 MB/s
Read 447
Write 360
Mixed 352
SusWrite 54.1
68% 303 MB/s
4K Read 28
4K Write 87.3
4K Mixed 21.7
116% 45.7 MB/s
DQ Read 197
DQ Write 55.7
DQ Mixed 32.4
48% 95 MB/s
14GB free (System drive)
Firmware: R0510A0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 313 201 118 76 90 77 MB/s
Read 311
Write 4
Mixed 6.8
SusWrite 146
25% 117 MB/s
4K Read 37.6
4K Write 39.6
4K Mixed 20.4
104% 32.5 MB/s
DQ Read 168
DQ Write 125
DQ Mixed 38
58% 110 MB/s
73GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Q091
SusWrite @10s intervals: 84 87 126 19 73 46 MB/s
Read 382
Write 11.2
Mixed 147
SusWrite 72.6
33% 153 MB/s
4K Read 15.7
4K Write 56.6
4K Mixed 11.3
68% 27.9 MB/s
DQ Read 29.8
DQ Write 255
DQ Mixed 15.9
50% 100 MB/s
64GB free (System drive)
Firmware: R0123A0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 306 140 8.6 48 42 70 MB/s
Read 312
Write 269
Mixed 227
SusWrite 102
51% 228 MB/s
4K Read 12.4
4K Write 27.3
4K Mixed 10
46% 16.6 MB/s
DQ Read 77.7
DQ Write 264
DQ Mixed 19.3
59% 120 MB/s
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Typical TS120GMTS820S 120GB Builds (Compare 20,869 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 38%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 79%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 35%
Jet ski

Motherboard: Asrock A320M-HDV R4.0

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 80% - Excellent Total price: $337

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