Average Bench: 65.6% (667th of 1016)

Based on 358 user benchmarks.  Model: TS120GMTS420S

Above average average bench

The Transcend TS120GMTS420S 120GB averaged 34.4% 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 256MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 67.6MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Transcend TS120GMTS420S 120GB is 43.5%. 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 189MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 125MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 358 samples)
Min Avg Max
330 Read 433 507
23.4 Write 314 416
111 Mixed 321 410
51.2 SusWrite 189 375
70.2% 314 MB/s
Min Avg Max
9.6 4K Read 22.7 34.5
26 4K Write 67.6 107
4.59 4K Mixed 17.9 30
93.1% 36.1 MB/s
Min Avg Max
52.3 DQ Read 125 195
65.8 DQ Write 256 333
11.3 DQ Mixed 36.8 48.6
71.7% 139 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
112GB free
Firmware: S0509A0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 339 342 339 342 341 340 MB/s
Read 491
Write 336
Mixed 373
SusWrite 340
86% 385 MB/s
4K Read 35.9
4K Write 107
4K Mixed 29.1
148% 57.3 MB/s
DQ Read 179
DQ Write 312
DQ Mixed 44.3
90% 179 MB/s
60GB free (System drive)
Firmware: R0510A0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 384 185 136 134 94 105 MB/s
Read 330
Write 18.5
Mixed 298
SusWrite 173
46% 205 MB/s
4K Read 23.2
4K Write 68
4K Mixed 19.3
96% 36.8 MB/s
DQ Read 140
DQ Write 250
DQ Mixed 38.3
73% 143 MB/s
22GB free
Firmware: Q1121A0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 126 67 36 34 34 35 MB/s
Read 448
Write 357
Mixed 328
SusWrite 55.1
66% 297 MB/s
4K Read 24.6
4K Write 63.8
4K Mixed 17.3
93% 35.2 MB/s
DQ Read 175
DQ Write 309
DQ Mixed 31.3
83% 172 MB/s
60GB free (System drive)
Firmware: R0510A0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 223 29 42 44 19 33 MB/s
Read 453
Write 146
Mixed 379
SusWrite 64.9
58% 261 MB/s
4K Read 23
4K Write 65.4
4K Mixed 19.8
95% 36.1 MB/s
DQ Read 162
DQ Write 229
DQ Mixed 37.8
73% 143 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 21,395,411 SSDs tested.

Typical TS120GMTS420S 120GB Builds (Compare 2,440 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 13%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 37%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 20%
Surfboard

System: HP ProBook 450 G2

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