Average Bench: 65.8% (681st of 1030)

Based on 558 user benchmarks.  Model: TS120GMTS420S

Above average average bench

The Transcend TS120GMTS420S 120GB averaged 34.2% 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 248MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 24.6MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Transcend TS120GMTS420S 120GB is 50.7%. 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 168MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 143MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 558 samples)
Min Avg Max
334 Read 437 508
34.8 Write 300 411
77 Mixed 310 393
43.5 SusWrite 168 370
67.8% 304 MB/s
Min Avg Max
11 4K Read 24.6 35.8
20.5 4K Write 68.8 110
8.43 4K Mixed 19.8 31.6
99.1% 37.7 MB/s
Min Avg Max
73.4 DQ Read 143 211
55.4 DQ Write 248 332
13.7 DQ Mixed 39.9 58.7
74.3% 144 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
86GB free (System drive)
Firmware: R0522A0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 375 389 385 393 396 174 MB/s
Read 461
Write 384
Mixed 336
SusWrite 352
86% 384 MB/s
4K Read 29.9
4K Write 121
4K Mixed 21.3
137% 57.5 MB/s
DQ Read 85.7
DQ Write 285
DQ Mixed 27.6
67% 133 MB/s
85GB free (System drive)
Firmware: R0522A0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 379 404 405 419 119 123 MB/s
Read 461
Write 403
Mixed 294
SusWrite 308
82% 367 MB/s
4K Read 27.4
4K Write 94.5
4K Mixed 20.7
118% 47.5 MB/s
DQ Read 85.2
DQ Write 337
DQ Mixed 27.2
74% 150 MB/s
87GB free (System drive)
Firmware: R0522A0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 383 384 384 381 380 381 MB/s
Read 452
Write 375
Mixed 315
SusWrite 382
86% 381 MB/s
4K Read 22
4K Write 81.1
4K Mixed 14.2
94% 39.1 MB/s
DQ Read 68.8
DQ Write 333
DQ Mixed 26.9
72% 143 MB/s
60GB free (System drive)
Firmware: R0522A0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 257 110 26 20 34 36 MB/s
Read 459
Write 222
Mixed 226
SusWrite 80.6
54% 247 MB/s
4K Read 24
4K Write 59.2
4K Mixed 16.4
89% 33.2 MB/s
DQ Read 83.8
DQ Write 246
DQ Mixed 25.6
60% 119 MB/s
72GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S0509A0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 309 269 303 134 36 44 MB/s
Read 310
Write 268
Mixed 266
SusWrite 182
58% 256 MB/s
4K Read 16.7
4K Write 57.3
4K Mixed 9.5
68% 27.8 MB/s
DQ Read 174
DQ Write 244
DQ Mixed 48.8
82% 156 MB/s
63GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S0807A0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 47 47 45 45 41 42 MB/s
Read 497
Write 295
Mixed 194
SusWrite 44.5
57% 258 MB/s
4K Read 28
4K Write 13.7
4K Mixed 5.1
56% 15.6 MB/s
DQ Read 189
DQ Write 126
DQ Mixed 20.6
52% 112 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 29,686,459 SSDs tested.

Typical TS120GMTS420S 120GB Builds (Compare 1,203 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 4%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 51%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 4%
Tree trunk

System: HP EliteBook 840 G1

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