Average Bench: 259% (36th of 1012)

Based on 413 user benchmarks.  Model: TS512GMTE220S

Outstanding average bench

The Transcend TS512GMTE220S 512GB averaged 158.6% 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 433MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 2,271MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Transcend TS512GMTE220S 512GB is 157%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the Transcend TS512GMTE220S 512GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 550MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 832MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 413 samples)
Min Avg Max
1,229 Read 2,271 2,756
522 Write 1,430 2,030
105 Mixed 550 1,531
432 SusWrite 832 1,340
281% 1,271 MB/s
Min Avg Max
31.7 4K Read 55.9 69.7
67 4K Write 161 222
40.3 4K Mixed 77.9 97.6
270% 98.2 MB/s
Min Avg Max
298 DQ Read 703 1,233
222 DQ Write 804 1,270
122 DQ Mixed 433 544
415% 647 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
432GB free (System drive)
Firmware: R1226A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1253 1469 1489 1492 934 1283 MB/s
Read 2,494
Write 1,481
Mixed 1,350
SusWrite 1,320
370% 1,661 MB/s
4K Read 57.5
4K Write 122
4K Mixed 72.7
245% 84 MB/s
DQ Read 705
DQ Write 1,128
DQ Mixed 443
469% 759 MB/s
86GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 42A0S63A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 458 296 525 217 212 220 MB/s
Read 2,647
Write 1,002
Mixed 228
SusWrite 321
227% 1,050 MB/s
4K Read 63.2
4K Write 164
4K Mixed 85.6
292% 104 MB/s
DQ Read 752
DQ Write 795
DQ Mixed 495
449% 681 MB/s
438GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 42B4S8JA
SusWrite @10s intervals: 885 500 502 505 505 505 MB/s
Read 2,750
Write 1,888
Mixed 1,167
SusWrite 567
352% 1,593 MB/s
4K Read 49.6
4K Write 67.3
4K Mixed 62
190% 59.6 MB/s
DQ Read 835
DQ Write 760
DQ Mixed 563
486% 719 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 20,094,986 SSDs tested.

Typical TS512GMTE220S 512GB Builds (Compare 6,572 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 106%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 125%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 83%
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Motherboard: Gigabyte Z390 GAMING X - $150

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 74% - Very good Total price: $863

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