Average Bench: 67.6% (669th of 1040)

Based on 1,747 user benchmarks.  Models: TS128GSSD340, TS128GSS TS128GSSD340, TS128GSS D340

Above average average bench

The Transcend SSD340 128GB averaged 32.3% 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 94.7MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 31.7MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Transcend SSD340 128GB is 35.5%. 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 1,747 samples)
Min Avg Max
323 Read 413 489
45.2 Write 128 164
85.7 Mixed 162 200
37.6 SusWrite 121 160
45.2% 206 MB/s
Min Avg Max
17.3 4K Read 25.5 31.2
33.1 4K Write 70.7 104
20.7 4K Mixed 31.7 41.1
117% 42.6 MB/s
Min Avg Max
112 DQ Read 223 266
60.1 DQ Write 134 171
44.3 DQ Mixed 94.7 117
93.1% 151 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
85GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SVN423b
SusWrite @10s intervals: 151 153 157 157 155 158 MB/s
Read 398
Write 150
Mixed 193
SusWrite 155
50% 224 MB/s
4K Read 27.2
4K Write 69.5
4K Mixed 34.1
122% 43.6 MB/s
DQ Read 246
DQ Write 162
DQ Mixed 114
109% 174 MB/s
118GB free
Firmware: SVN263
SusWrite @10s intervals: 120 122 124 124 124 124 MB/s
Read 339
Write 125
Mixed 147
SusWrite 123
40% 183 MB/s
4K Read 12.5
4K Write 35.6
4K Mixed 16.6
59% 21.6 MB/s
DQ Read 172
DQ Write 132
DQ Mixed 75.3
77% 126 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 37,687,232 SSDs tested.

 Prices

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Typical SSD340 128GB Builds (Compare 454 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: 44% - Average Total price: $506

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