Average Bench: 64.2% (654th of 1000)

Based on 500 user benchmarks.  Model: TS240GMTS820S

Above average average bench

The Transcend TS240GMTS820S 240GB averaged 35.7% 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 264MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 68.6MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Transcend TS240GMTS820S 240GB is 47.5%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Transcend TS240GMTS820S 240GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 25.7MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 173MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 500 samples)
Min Avg Max
346 Read 449 503
11.3 Write 343 439
24.9 Mixed 324 457
54.4 SusWrite 173 403
71.9% 322 MB/s
Min Avg Max
10.6 4K Read 21.5 29.4
9.39 4K Write 68.6 108
2.96 4K Mixed 15 24.9
88.1% 35 MB/s
Min Avg Max
36.5 DQ Read 122 208
40.5 DQ Write 264 329
4.61 DQ Mixed 25.7 41.2
67.3% 137 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
192GB free (System drive)
Firmware: R0327B0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 402 150 138 135 126 144 MB/s
Read 500
Write 422
Mixed 349
SusWrite 183
81% 364 MB/s
4K Read 25.7
4K Write 110
4K Mixed 20.2
123% 52 MB/s
DQ Read 115
DQ Write 324
DQ Mixed 29.3
77% 156 MB/s
135GB free (System drive)
Firmware: R0327B0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 381 407 171 130 175 119 MB/s
Read 337
Write 5
Mixed 81
SusWrite 230
36% 163 MB/s
4K Read 27.8
4K Write 70.4
4K Mixed 18.2
103% 38.8 MB/s
DQ Read 111
DQ Write 314
DQ Mixed 28.6
75% 151 MB/s
106GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Q0913G0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 352 9.2 56 9.9 52 30 MB/s
Read 455
Write 379
Mixed 344
SusWrite 84.8
70% 316 MB/s
4K Read 24.3
4K Write 120
4K Mixed 16.7
122% 53.7 MB/s
DQ Read 102
DQ Write 283
DQ Mixed 22.8
66% 136 MB/s
192GB free (System drive)
Firmware: R0327B0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 350 357 341 340 347 353 MB/s
Read 381
Write 322
Mixed 299
SusWrite 348
76% 338 MB/s
4K Read 10.2
4K Write 33.5
4K Mixed 9.3
45% 17.7 MB/s
DQ Read 119
DQ Write 307
DQ Mixed 28.2
75% 152 MB/s
141GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S0130B0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 238 113 45 46 41 49 MB/s
Read 417
Write 286
Mixed 322
SusWrite 88.3
62% 278 MB/s
4K Read 17.9
4K Write 38.6
4K Mixed 12
63% 22.8 MB/s
DQ Read 111
DQ Write 122
DQ Mixed 33
48% 88.4 MB/s
164GB free (System drive)
Firmware: R0327B0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 268 147 94 36 57 33 MB/s
Read 409
Write 287
Mixed 305
SusWrite 106
62% 277 MB/s
4K Read 11.3
4K Write 13.6
4K Mixed 10.4
38% 11.8 MB/s
DQ Read 107
DQ Write 254
DQ Mixed 28.5
65% 130 MB/s
51GB free (System drive)
Firmware: R0327B0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 264 259 140 123 72 75 MB/s
Read 402
Write 283
Mixed 289
SusWrite 155
63% 283 MB/s
4K Read 11.1
4K Write 18.8
4K Mixed 10.5
40% 13.5 MB/s
DQ Read 70.6
DQ Write 21.2
DQ Mixed 18.1
21% 36.6 MB/s
51GB free (System drive)
Firmware: R0123A0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 87 88 2.2 4.6 60 19 MB/s
Read 395
Write 8.5
Mixed 16.7
SusWrite 43.7
24% 116 MB/s
4K Read 27.5
4K Write 9
4K Mixed 0.8
48% 12.4 MB/s
DQ Read 101
DQ Write 11.4
DQ Mixed 3
16% 38.3 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 14,383,530 SSDs tested.

Typical TS240GMTS820S 240GB Builds (Compare 2,824 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 16%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 56%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 40%
Speed boat

System: Asus X580VD

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