Average Bench: 66.6% (651st of 1012)

Based on 1,249 user benchmarks.  Models: TS128GSSD340, TS128GSS TS128GSSD340, TS128GSS D340

Above average average bench

The Transcend SSD340 128GB averaged 33.4% 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 93.7MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 31.2MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Transcend SSD340 128GB is 32.3%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Transcend SSD340 128GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 115MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 122MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,249 samples)
Min Avg Max
329 Read 413 489
39.7 Write 122 165
76.9 Mixed 156 200
33.5 SusWrite 115 162
44.2% 201 MB/s
Min Avg Max
17.2 4K Read 25.3 30.4
30.6 4K Write 69.1 104
18.3 4K Mixed 31.2 39.3
115% 41.9 MB/s
Min Avg Max
141 DQ Read 223 261
44.8 DQ Write 127 171
43.9 DQ Mixed 93.7 116
91.5% 148 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
39GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SVN423b
SusWrite @10s intervals: 150 150 156 160 155 150 MB/s
Read 431
Write 160
Mixed 198
SusWrite 154
52% 236 MB/s
4K Read 27.1
4K Write 72
4K Mixed 35.8
125% 45 MB/s
DQ Read 254
DQ Write 168
DQ Mixed 114
111% 179 MB/s
25GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 63
SusWrite @10s intervals: 58 52 45 48 47 43 MB/s
Read 424
Write 60.7
Mixed 99
SusWrite 48.9
34% 158 MB/s
4K Read 29.5
4K Write 63.6
4K Mixed 38
127% 43.7 MB/s
DQ Read 212
DQ Write 69.2
DQ Mixed 78.8
74% 120 MB/s
83GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SVN263
SusWrite @10s intervals: 117 119 119 122 122 122 MB/s
Read 442
Write 126
Mixed 156
SusWrite 120
46% 211 MB/s
4K Read 21
4K Write 39.8
4K Mixed 25.1
85% 28.6 MB/s
DQ Read 170
DQ Write 130
DQ Mixed 70
74% 123 MB/s
67GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SVN263
SusWrite @10s intervals: 113 118 118 121 122 121 MB/s
Read 325
Write 112
Mixed 136
SusWrite 119
38% 173 MB/s
4K Read 22
4K Write 44.6
4K Mixed 26.1
90% 30.9 MB/s
DQ Read 196
DQ Write 97.8
DQ Mixed 81.9
78% 125 MB/s
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Typical SSD340 128GB Builds (Compare 34,303 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 54%
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Desktop
Desktop 61%
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Workstation
Workstation 53%
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Motherboard: Asus PRIME B350-PLUS - $85

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 57% - Above average Total price: $624

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