Average Bench: 63.5% (678th of 1009)

Based on 580 user benchmarks.  Model: TS240GMTS820S

Above average average bench

The Transcend TS240GMTS820S 240GB averaged 36.4% 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 271MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 69MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Transcend TS240GMTS820S 240GB is 49.7%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Transcend TS240GMTS820S 240GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 171MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 28.3MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 580 samples)
Min Avg Max
341 Read 446 507
10.9 Write 330 428
17 Mixed 304 396
48.4 SusWrite 171 403
69.8% 313 MB/s
Min Avg Max
10.6 4K Read 22 31.5
9.4 4K Write 69 109
1 4K Mixed 16.4 25.3
90.8% 35.8 MB/s
Min Avg Max
70.6 DQ Read 127 208
29.4 DQ Write 271 329
12.5 DQ Mixed 28.3 41.2
70% 142 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
166GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S0509A0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 376 395 394 404 409 409 MB/s
Read 480
Write 24
Mixed 164
SusWrite 398
59% 266 MB/s
4K Read 26.7
4K Write 63.4
4K Mixed 21.8
102% 37.3 MB/s
DQ Read 170
DQ Write 292
DQ Mixed 38.8
84% 167 MB/s
156GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S0130B0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 327 390 274 42 35 34 MB/s
Read 491
Write 361
Mixed 361
SusWrite 184
78% 349 MB/s
4K Read 29.1
4K Write 110
4K Mixed 22
131% 53.8 MB/s
DQ Read 146
DQ Write 315
DQ Mixed 33
81% 164 MB/s
138GB free (System drive)
Firmware: R0510A0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 388 125 24 41 39 25 MB/s
Read 504
Write 434
Mixed 406
SusWrite 107
81% 363 MB/s
4K Read 32.5
4K Write 88.9
4K Mixed 26.3
130% 49.2 MB/s
DQ Read 196
DQ Write 274
DQ Mixed 40.9
85% 170 MB/s
139GB free
Firmware: R0327B0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 200 430 214 69 39 77 MB/s
Read 512
Write 432
Mixed 360
SusWrite 172
82% 369 MB/s
4K Read 25.7
4K Write 96.1
4K Mixed 23.6
120% 48.5 MB/s
DQ Read 114
DQ Write 278
DQ Mixed 28.4
70% 140 MB/s
34GB free (System drive)
Firmware: R0302A0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 21 16 9.8 16 16 14 MB/s
Read 435
Write 6
Mixed 5.3
SusWrite 15.4
24% 115 MB/s
4K Read 10.8
4K Write 15.6
4K Mixed 1.1
26% 9.17 MB/s
DQ Read 257
DQ Write 30.3
DQ Mixed 1.7
37% 96.3 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 15,996,255 SSDs tested.

Typical TS240GMTS820S 240GB Builds (Compare 3,032 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 16%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 52%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 34%
Sail boat

System: Asus X580VD

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