Average Bench: 64.3% (736th of 1058)

Based on 764 user benchmarks.  Model: TS120GMTS420S

Above average average bench

The Transcend TS120GMTS420S 120GB averaged 35.6% 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 Random Read Speed 25.5MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 68.6MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Transcend TS120GMTS420S 120GB is 51.7%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Transcend TS120GMTS420S 120GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 146MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 35.7MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 764 samples)
Min Avg Max
337 Read 437 508
34.8 Write 295 415
60.7 Mixed 300 391
41.1 SusWrite 146 351
65.6% 294 MB/s
Min Avg Max
11.6 4K Read 25.5 36.3
15.7 4K Write 68.6 113
5.52 4K Mixed 19.6 30.7
100% 37.9 MB/s
Min Avg Max
73.1 DQ Read 142 216
49.6 DQ Write 238 332
1.8 DQ Mixed 35.7 48.1
70.6% 139 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
11GB free
Firmware: S0807A0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 55 41 35 40 41 40 MB/s
Read 485
Write 44.2
Mixed 46.2
SusWrite 42
33% 154 MB/s
4K Read 29.3
4K Write 22.7
4K Mixed 24.9
88% 25.6 MB/s
DQ Read 176
DQ Write 24.1
DQ Mixed 22
36% 74 MB/s
93GB free (System drive)
Firmware: R0522A0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 326 34 54 37 35 36 MB/s
Read 453
Write 379
Mixed 324
SusWrite 87.1
69% 311 MB/s
4K Read 23.7
4K Write 46.4
4K Mixed 12.2
76% 27.4 MB/s
DQ Read 88
DQ Write 278
DQ Mixed 27.9
66% 131 MB/s
7GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S1127B0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 33 38 18 29 23 29 MB/s
Read 447
Write 62.9
Mixed 114
SusWrite 28.4
35% 163 MB/s
4K Read 27.6
4K Write 21.2
4K Mixed 0.4
54% 16.4 MB/s
DQ Read 135
DQ Write 60.7
DQ Mixed 1.2
26% 65.5 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 42,954,395 SSDs tested.

Typical TS120GMTS420S 120GB Builds (Compare 2,011 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 4%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 50%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 4%
Tree trunk

System: HP EliteBook 840 G1

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