Average Bench: 141% (134th of 1026)

Based on 1,165 user benchmarks.  Model: TS256GMTE110S

Outstanding average bench

The Transcend TS256GMTE110S 256GB averaged 41.0% higher than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Transcend TS256GMTE110S 256GB near the top of the comparison list.


Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 268MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 1,359MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Transcend TS256GMTE110S 256GB is 96.6%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the Transcend TS256GMTE110S 256GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.


Avg. Sustained Write Speed 273MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 26.5MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 1,165 samples)
Min Avg Max
739 Read 1,359 1,631
68.4 Write 722 1,048
68.3 Mixed 642 926
89.4 SusWrite 273 601
165% 749 MB/s
Min Avg Max
20.9 4K Read 41.2 52.6
21.6 4K Write 116 197
8.97 4K Mixed 26.5 44.6
158% 61.2 MB/s
Min Avg Max
288 DQ Read 558 727
36.9 DQ Write 535 960
15.1 DQ Mixed 268 502
278% 454 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
208GB free
Firmware: R1026E1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 968 1009 1032 1017 1008 1014 MB/s
Read 1,447
Write 531
Mixed 922
SusWrite 1,008
218% 977 MB/s
4K Read 45.9
4K Write 142
4K Mixed 44.3
202% 77.6 MB/s
DQ Read 720
DQ Write 677
DQ Mixed 501
430% 633 MB/s
208GB free
Firmware: R1026E1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 969 1026 1031 288 149 148 MB/s
Read 1,448
Write 1,035
Mixed 924
SusWrite 602
224% 1,002 MB/s
4K Read 46.6
4K Write 164
4K Mixed 35.5
203% 82 MB/s
DQ Read 711
DQ Write 681
DQ Mixed 228
300% 540 MB/s
205GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S1111B1L
SusWrite @10s intervals: 476 125 179 150 139 160 MB/s
Read 1,247
Write 929
Mixed 765
SusWrite 205
175% 787 MB/s
4K Read 50.4
4K Write 139
4K Mixed 22.8
179% 70.6 MB/s
DQ Read 370
DQ Write 671
DQ Mixed 322
301% 454 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 26,701,186 SSDs tested.

Typical TS256GMTE110S 256GB Builds (Compare 23,342 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 58%
Desktop 82%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation 69%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-B450 AORUS ELITE

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 89% - Excellent Total price: $380

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