Average Bench: 65.7% (661st of 1012)

Based on 323 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 257MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 67.4MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Transcend TS120GMTS420S 120GB is 45.6%. 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 193MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 124MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 323 samples)
Min Avg Max
330 Read 434 506
25.2 Write 319 417
153 Mixed 323 433
51.6 SusWrite 193 386
70.9% 317 MB/s
Min Avg Max
9.62 4K Read 22.5 34.3
26 4K Write 67.4 107
4.48 4K Mixed 17.8 30.2
92.7% 35.9 MB/s
Min Avg Max
51.2 DQ Read 124 194
66.2 DQ Write 257 333
5.85 DQ Mixed 37.2 59.1
71.9% 139 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
55GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Q0913G0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 305 37 17 33 15 26 MB/s
Read 478
Write 145
Mixed 339
SusWrite 72.2
57% 258 MB/s
4K Read 25.8
4K Write 85.6
4K Mixed 14
102% 41.8 MB/s
DQ Read 76.6
DQ Write 328
DQ Mixed 20
68% 142 MB/s
73GB free (System drive)
Firmware: R0522A0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 236 102 26 26 30 17 MB/s
Read 476
Write 155
Mixed 350
SusWrite 73
58% 264 MB/s
4K Read 25.8
4K Write 66
4K Mixed 17.4
96% 36.4 MB/s
DQ Read 66.8
DQ Write 318
DQ Mixed 24.9
68% 137 MB/s
48GB free
Firmware: S0807A0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 64 44 39 42 39 39 MB/s
Read 464
Write 393
Mixed 386
SusWrite 44.3
72% 322 MB/s
4K Read 29
4K Write 68.9
4K Mixed 21.5
108% 39.8 MB/s
DQ Read 200
DQ Write 30.2
DQ Mixed 37.4
47% 89.3 MB/s
68GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S0509A0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 46 50 41 39 42 45 MB/s
Read 499
Write 156
Mixed 283
SusWrite 43.8
54% 245 MB/s
4K Read 32.7
4K Write 46.6
4K Mixed 13.2
91% 30.8 MB/s
DQ Read 168
DQ Write 77.1
DQ Mixed 15.1
40% 86.9 MB/s
79GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S0509A0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 305 305 325 255 50 45 MB/s
Read 318
Write 285
Mixed 296
SusWrite 214
63% 278 MB/s
4K Read 7.7
4K Write 60.6
4K Mixed 10.1
57% 26.1 MB/s
DQ Read 142
DQ Write 128
DQ Mixed 46.5
59% 106 MB/s
68GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S0509A0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 70 81 44 35 38 44 MB/s
Read 331
Write 294
Mixed 308
SusWrite 52.1
55% 246 MB/s
4K Read 9.7
4K Write 60.2
4K Mixed 14.5
65% 28.1 MB/s
DQ Read 148
DQ Write 128
DQ Mixed 46.8
60% 107 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 20,094,986 SSDs tested.

Typical TS120GMTS420S 120GB Builds (Compare 2,335 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 13%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 38%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 20%
Surfboard

System: HP ProBook 450 G2

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