Average Bench: 47.6% (868th of 1040)

Based on 1,228 user benchmarks.  Models: TS128GSSD320, TS128GSS D320

Below average average bench

The Transcend SSD320 128GB averaged 52.4% 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 Mixed IO Speed 82.7MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 67MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Transcend SSD320 128GB is 34.3%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Transcend SSD320 128GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 91.1MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 116MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,228 samples)
Min Avg Max
105 Read 164 284
85 Write 116 133
101 Mixed 134 173
67.3 SusWrite 91.1 107
28.2% 126 MB/s
Min Avg Max
10.7 4K Read 20.8 28.4
14.3 4K Write 67 109
13.4 4K Mixed 25.8 35.6
100% 37.9 MB/s
Min Avg Max
22.9 DQ Read 106 150
70.3 DQ Write 112 132
26.1 DQ Mixed 82.7 120
69.4% 100 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
85GB free
Firmware: 5.0.2
SusWrite @10s intervals: 94 81 106 91 100 82 MB/s
Read 118
Write 116
Mixed 148
SusWrite 92.3
27% 118 MB/s
4K Read 29.3
4K Write 108
4K Mixed 29.7
140% 55.6 MB/s
DQ Read 150
DQ Write 115
DQ Mixed 115
91% 127 MB/s
30GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 5.0.
SusWrite @10s intervals: 93 94 96 100 90 93 MB/s
Read 155
Write 124
Mixed 138
SusWrite 94.4
29% 128 MB/s
4K Read 24.3
4K Write 75
4K Mixed 31.3
117% 43.5 MB/s
DQ Read 99.6
DQ Write 120
DQ Mixed 74
66% 98 MB/s
10GB free
Firmware: 5.0.2
SusWrite @10s intervals: 95 137 119 125 129 142 MB/s
Read 168
Write 132
Mixed 137
SusWrite 124
32% 140 MB/s
4K Read 21.5
4K Write 52.5
4K Mixed 26.9
95% 33.6 MB/s
DQ Read 150
DQ Write 112
DQ Mixed 136
100% 133 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 32,766,020 SSDs tested.

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Typical SSD320 128GB Builds (Compare 4,666 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 28%
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Desktop
Desktop 77%
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Workstation
Workstation 22%
Surfboard

Motherboard: Asus B85M-G - $80

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 48% - Average Total price: $536

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3 years ago.

Support for their software has been cancelled, there were a lot more value/dollar ssds out there


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