Average Bench: 250% (38th of 1026)

Based on 1,223 user benchmarks.  Model: TS512GMTE220S

Outstanding average bench

The Transcend TS512GMTE220S 512GB averaged 150.1% higher than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Transcend TS512GMTE220S 512GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 462MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 2,307MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Transcend TS512GMTE220S 512GB is 158%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the Transcend TS512GMTE220S 512GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 614MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 969MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,223 samples)
Min Avg Max
1,220 Read 2,307 2,828
571 Write 1,516 2,094
112 Mixed 969 1,622
433 SusWrite 614 1,202
299% 1,352 MB/s
Min Avg Max
30.5 4K Read 55.5 68.8
61.6 4K Write 159 227
38 4K Mixed 77 98.5
267% 97 MB/s
Min Avg Max
317 DQ Read 908 1,311
165 DQ Write 787 1,223
162 DQ Mixed 462 566
452% 719 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
423GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 42A0S63A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1967 1164 1220 680 536 532 MB/s
Read 2,752
Write 2,018
Mixed 258
SusWrite 1,016
334% 1,511 MB/s
4K Read 69.8
4K Write 229
4K Mixed 100
355% 133 MB/s
DQ Read 757
DQ Write 1,224
DQ Mixed 495
514% 825 MB/s
296GB free
Firmware: 42B4S8JA
SusWrite @10s intervals: 881 481 523 492 500 501 MB/s
Read 2,734
Write 1,996
Mixed 1,597
SusWrite 563
383% 1,723 MB/s
4K Read 67.6
4K Write 226
4K Mixed 92.7
341% 129 MB/s
DQ Read 1,303
DQ Write 1312
DQ Mixed 548
621% 1,054 MB/s
435GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 42B4S8JA
SusWrite @10s intervals: 704 510 495 505 515 516 MB/s
Read 2,734
Write 1,975
Mixed 1573
SusWrite 541
379% 1,706 MB/s
4K Read 65.1
4K Write 175
4K Mixed 85.8
301% 109 MB/s
DQ Read 1,293
DQ Write 1,158
DQ Mixed 542
594% 998 MB/s
217GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S0328C
SusWrite @10s intervals: 759 258 567 455 456 455 MB/s
Read 2,662
Write 1,809
Mixed 219
SusWrite 492
284% 1,296 MB/s
4K Read 69.2
4K Write 214
4K Mixed 96.6
342% 127 MB/s
DQ Read 803
DQ Write 802
DQ Mixed 309
368% 638 MB/s
196GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 42B4S8JA
SusWrite @10s intervals: 692 390 494 441 396 425 MB/s
Read 2,692
Write 1,870
Mixed 1,514
SusWrite 473
363% 1,637 MB/s
4K Read 60.9
4K Write 147
4K Mixed 80.4
273% 96.1 MB/s
DQ Read 1,286
DQ Write 1152
DQ Mixed 563
602% 1,001 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 29,418,669 SSDs tested.

Typical TS512GMTE220S 512GB Builds (Compare 4,408 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 62%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 111%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 81%
Aircraft carrier

Motherboard: Gigabyte B360 AORUS GAMING 3 WIFI - $130

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 72% - Very good Total price: $643

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