Average Bench: 67.2% (688th of 1058)

Based on 1,810 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 95MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 31.5MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Transcend SSD340 128GB is 37.9%. 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 120MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 127MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,810 samples)
Min Avg Max
319 Read 412 489
38.1 Write 127 164
82 Mixed 160 201
34.6 SusWrite 120 160
44.9% 205 MB/s
Min Avg Max
16.2 4K Read 25.4 30.9
25.1 4K Write 69.6 102
16.9 4K Mixed 31.5 40.5
116% 42.2 MB/s
Min Avg Max
121 DQ Read 222 266
46.8 DQ Write 134 171
51.9 DQ Mixed 95 117
93.1% 150 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
75GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SVN423b
SusWrite @10s intervals: 153 155 150 156 156 135 MB/s
Read 491
Write 158
Mixed 172
SusWrite 151
53% 243 MB/s
4K Read 30.2
4K Write 81.3
4K Mixed 37.6
137% 49.7 MB/s
DQ Read 258
DQ Write 144
DQ Mixed 114
108% 172 MB/s
19GB free
Firmware: SVN423b
SusWrite @10s intervals: 147 161 160 160 161 160 MB/s
Read 469
Write 155
Mixed 198
SusWrite 158
54% 245 MB/s
4K Read 26.8
4K Write 86.4
4K Mixed 38.1
135% 50.4 MB/s
DQ Read 258
DQ Write 168
DQ Mixed 117
113% 181 MB/s
59GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SVN263
SusWrite @10s intervals: 109 85 98 105 97 97 MB/s
Read 411
Write 122
Mixed 141
SusWrite 98.5
42% 193 MB/s
4K Read 22
4K Write 60.3
4K Mixed 26
99% 36.1 MB/s
DQ Read 238
DQ Write 128
DQ Mixed 86.1
90% 151 MB/s
37GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SVN263
SusWrite @10s intervals: 66 60 60 58 55 55 MB/s
Read 411
Write 65.7
Mixed 110
SusWrite 59.1
35% 161 MB/s
4K Read 23.1
4K Write 65.8
4K Mixed 25.3
102% 38.1 MB/s
DQ Read 232
DQ Write 104
DQ Mixed 89.1
87% 142 MB/s
81GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SVN263
SusWrite @10s intervals: 35 28 29 25 26 27 MB/s
Read 313
Write 30.6
Mixed 71.4
SusWrite 28.3
24% 111 MB/s
4K Read 10.5
4K Write 39.6
4K Mixed 21.4
64% 23.8 MB/s
DQ Read 214
DQ Write 35.3
DQ Mixed 55.8
58% 102 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 44,074,796 SSDs tested.

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Typical SSD340 128GB Builds (Compare 630 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 16%
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Desktop
Desktop 60%
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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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