Average Bench: 67.9% (655th of 1034)

Based on 1,615 user benchmarks.  Models: TS128GSSD340, TS128GSS TS128GSSD340, TS128GSS D340

Above average average bench

The Transcend SSD340 128GB averaged 32.0% 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 95MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 31.8MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Transcend SSD340 128GB is 37.7%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Transcend SSD340 128GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 121MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 129MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,615 samples)
Min Avg Max
324 Read 415 490
50.1 Write 129 164
90.5 Mixed 163 200
37.3 SusWrite 121 160
45.4% 207 MB/s
Min Avg Max
18.3 4K Read 25.5 31.2
32.5 4K Write 71.2 107
20.5 4K Mixed 31.8 41
117% 42.9 MB/s
Min Avg Max
109 DQ Read 224 266
59.4 DQ Write 135 171
42.1 DQ Mixed 95 117
93.4% 151 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
24GB free
Firmware: SVN263
SusWrite @10s intervals: 125 109 124 124 124 123 MB/s
Read 461
Write 128
Mixed 156
SusWrite 122
47% 216 MB/s
4K Read 28.6
4K Write 93.1
4K Mixed 35.7
138% 52.5 MB/s
DQ Read 208
DQ Write 133
DQ Mixed 90.6
89% 144 MB/s
44GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SVN263
SusWrite @10s intervals: 116 107 103 97 92 93 MB/s
Read 477
Write 124
Mixed 158
SusWrite 101
47% 215 MB/s
4K Read 28.6
4K Write 93.1
4K Mixed 35.2
138% 52.3 MB/s
DQ Read 249
DQ Write 127
DQ Mixed 93.2
94% 156 MB/s
35GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SVN263
SusWrite @10s intervals: 103 104 108 102 97 92 MB/s
Read 422
Write 122
Mixed 152
SusWrite 101
44% 199 MB/s
4K Read 28.6
4K Write 82.5
4K Mixed 35.8
133% 49 MB/s
DQ Read 209
DQ Write 120
DQ Mixed 92.4
88% 141 MB/s
27GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SVN263
SusWrite @10s intervals: 73 63 50 55 55 54 MB/s
Read 445
Write 106
Mixed 134
SusWrite 58.3
40% 186 MB/s
4K Read 25.9
4K Write 81.7
4K Mixed 33.2
125% 46.9 MB/s
DQ Read 212
DQ Write 108
DQ Mixed 92.5
87% 138 MB/s
47GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SVN263
SusWrite @10s intervals: 123 127 117 124 106 125 MB/s
Read 343
Write 124
Mixed 131
SusWrite 120
40% 179 MB/s
4K Read 25.4
4K Write 67
4K Mixed 29.9
112% 40.8 MB/s
DQ Read 168
DQ Write 128
DQ Mixed 65.6
72% 121 MB/s
22GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 63
SusWrite @10s intervals: 44 61 55 56 61 92 MB/s
Read 411
Write 41.7
Mixed 107
SusWrite 61.4
33% 155 MB/s
4K Read 25.3
4K Write 60.7
4K Mixed 25.7
103% 37.2 MB/s
DQ Read 246
DQ Write 70.3
DQ Mixed 63.6
72% 127 MB/s
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 Prices

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Typical SSD340 128GB Builds (Compare 155 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 8%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 68%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 7%
Tree trunk

System: Medion H61H2-LM3

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 59% - Above average Total price: $272

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