Average Bench: 67.2% (690th of 1058)

Based on 1,833 user benchmarks.  Models: TS128GSSD340, TS128GSS TS128GSSD340, TS128GSS D340

Above average average bench

The Transcend SSD340 128GB averaged 32.8% 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 94.9MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 31.4MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Transcend SSD340 128GB is 38.4%. 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 128MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,833 samples)
Min Avg Max
315 Read 410 489
41.1 Write 128 164
84.8 Mixed 161 202
38.3 SusWrite 121 161
45% 205 MB/s
Min Avg Max
15.3 4K Read 25.3 30.9
25.5 4K Write 69.4 102
16 4K Mixed 31.4 40.7
115% 42.1 MB/s
Min Avg Max
111 DQ Read 222 266
51.8 DQ Write 133 170
48.2 DQ Mixed 94.9 117
92.9% 150 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
65GB free
Firmware: SVN059
SusWrite @10s intervals: 152 162 162 163 163 161 MB/s
Read 490
Write 159
Mixed 207
SusWrite 160
56% 254 MB/s
4K Read 32.8
4K Write 105
4K Mixed 43.2
161% 60.4 MB/s
DQ Read 268
DQ Write 170
DQ Mixed 118
115% 185 MB/s
119GB free
Firmware: SVN423b
SusWrite @10s intervals: 164 164 164 164 164 164 MB/s
Read 434
Write 164
Mixed 210
SusWrite 164
54% 243 MB/s
4K Read 27.3
4K Write 71.7
4K Mixed 35.4
125% 44.8 MB/s
DQ Read 256
DQ Write 170
DQ Mixed 117
113% 181 MB/s
54GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SVN263
SusWrite @10s intervals: 99 95 90 97 91 90 MB/s
Read 484
Write 126
Mixed 152
SusWrite 93.8
47% 214 MB/s
4K Read 29.3
4K Write 80.7
4K Mixed 35.1
132% 48.4 MB/s
DQ Read 205
DQ Write 108
DQ Mixed 92
85% 135 MB/s
51GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SVN423b
SusWrite @10s intervals: 142 134 132 138 148 138 MB/s
Read 312
Write 156
Mixed 188
SusWrite 138
44% 199 MB/s
4K Read 9
4K Write 22.1
4K Mixed 11.3
40% 14.1 MB/s
DQ Read 95.2
DQ Write 109
DQ Mixed 75
64% 93.2 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 47,207,617 SSDs tested.

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Typical SSD340 128GB Builds (Compare 684 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 17%
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Desktop
Desktop 61%
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Workstation
Workstation 13%
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Motherboard: Asus P5Q DELUXE

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 45% - Average Total price: $488

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