Average Bench: 46.9% (845th of 1016)

Based on 988 user benchmarks.  Models: TS128GSSD320, TS128GSS D320

Below average average bench

The Transcend SSD320 128GB averaged 53.0% 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 76.4MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 67.8MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Transcend SSD320 128GB is 33.3%. 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 90.4MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 114MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 988 samples)
Min Avg Max
102 Read 163 241
83.3 Write 114 132
99.3 Mixed 132 169
66.8 SusWrite 90.4 107
28% 125 MB/s
Min Avg Max
11.1 4K Read 20.8 28.7
22.2 4K Write 67.8 108
9.68 4K Mixed 24.4 34.6
98.7% 37.7 MB/s
Min Avg Max
21.2 DQ Read 104 150
68.6 DQ Write 110 131
11 DQ Mixed 76.4 121
66% 97.1 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
119GB free
Firmware: 5.6.0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 91 85 74 76 83 83 MB/s
Read 227
Write 118
Mixed 164
SusWrite 82
33% 148 MB/s
4K Read 22.6
4K Write 110
4K Mixed 34.8
137% 55.9 MB/s
DQ Read 86.2
DQ Write 118
DQ Mixed 87.2
70% 97.1 MB/s
48GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 5.0.4
SusWrite @10s intervals: 103 107 105 107 108 103 MB/s
Read 141
Write 125
Mixed 136
SusWrite 105
29% 127 MB/s
4K Read 26
4K Write 99.1
4K Mixed 31.2
132% 52.1 MB/s
DQ Read 149
DQ Write 126
DQ Mixed 92.9
82% 123 MB/s
17GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 5.0.2
SusWrite @10s intervals: 84 74 75 88 85 80 MB/s
Read 167
Write 93.2
Mixed 139
SusWrite 81
27% 120 MB/s
4K Read 20.5
4K Write 91.8
4K Mixed 31.6
120% 48 MB/s
DQ Read 125
DQ Write 116
DQ Mixed 112
86% 118 MB/s
35GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 5.0.2
SusWrite @10s intervals: 97 89 96 86 90 90 MB/s
Read 148
Write 107
Mixed 144
SusWrite 91.3
28% 123 MB/s
4K Read 24.4
4K Write 80.9
4K Mixed 24.1
111% 43.1 MB/s
DQ Read 145
DQ Write 126
DQ Mixed 105
87% 125 MB/s
119GB free
Firmware: 5.2.0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 83 87 90 92 91 94 MB/s
Read 134
Write 114
Mixed 118
SusWrite 89.5
26% 114 MB/s
4K Read 20.3
4K Write 70.7
4K Mixed 24.6
100% 38.5 MB/s
DQ Read 128
DQ Write 114
DQ Mixed 100
81% 114 MB/s
54GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 5.2.2
SusWrite @10s intervals: 98 89 87 81 84 82 MB/s
Read 116
Write 102
Mixed 114
SusWrite 87.2
24% 105 MB/s
4K Read 9
4K Write 41.6
4K Mixed 23.9
66% 24.8 MB/s
DQ Read 96.9
DQ Write 113
DQ Mixed 104
78% 105 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 22,383,299 SSDs tested.

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Typical SSD320 128GB Builds (Compare 6,003 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 52%
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Desktop
Desktop 56%
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Workstation
Workstation 32%
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Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z77X-UD3H - $350

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 51% - Above average Total price: $898

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


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