Average Bench: 238% (56th of 1058)

Based on 2,502 user benchmarks.  Model: TS512GMTE220S

Outstanding average bench

The Transcend TS512GMTE220S 512GB averaged 137.8% 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 426MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 2,188MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Transcend TS512GMTE220S 512GB is 163%. 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 668MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 915MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 2,502 samples)
Min Avg Max
1,291 Read 2,188 2,754
500 Write 1,363 2,019
111 Mixed 915 1,573
329 SusWrite 668 1,255
284% 1,283 MB/s
Min Avg Max
28.3 4K Read 52.5 67.8
46.3 4K Write 146 221
34.7 4K Mixed 71.9 97
249% 90.2 MB/s
Min Avg Max
304 DQ Read 745 1,303
76.7 DQ Write 712 1,183
116 DQ Mixed 426 566
403% 628 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
448GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 42A7T36A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1509 1563 1563 472 837 500 MB/s
Read 2,362
Write 1776
Mixed 1,404
SusWrite 1,074
369% 1,654 MB/s
4K Read 56.6
4K Write 150
4K Mixed 78.8
266% 95.2 MB/s
DQ Read 715
DQ Write 1,021
DQ Mixed 455
460% 730 MB/s
439GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 42A7T36A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1062 624 639 897 519 553 MB/s
Read 2,297
Write 1,744
Mixed 1,348
SusWrite 716
340% 1,526 MB/s
4K Read 55.2
4K Write 144
4K Mixed 78.6
261% 92.7 MB/s
DQ Read 706
DQ Write 949
DQ Mixed 454
447% 703 MB/s
50GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 42A7T36A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 163 517 210 146 234 179 MB/s
Read 1,973
Write 527
Mixed 1,256
SusWrite 242
220% 999 MB/s
4K Read 64.8
4K Write 211
4K Mixed 92.5
328% 123 MB/s
DQ Read 725
DQ Write 868
DQ Mixed 464
442% 686 MB/s
217GB free
Firmware: 42A7T36A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1279 1294 678 502 225 234 MB/s
Read 1,966
Write 1,287
Mixed 1,208
SusWrite 702
287% 1,291 MB/s
4K Read 50.8
4K Write 115
4K Mixed 66.3
223% 77.3 MB/s
DQ Read 738
DQ Write 414
DQ Mixed 522
403% 558 MB/s
217GB free
Firmware: 42A7T36A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 639 455 455 412 424 407 MB/s
Read 1,865
Write 694
Mixed 1,158
SusWrite 466
231% 1,046 MB/s
4K Read 48.2
4K Write 104
4K Mixed 55.4
199% 69.2 MB/s
DQ Read 734
DQ Write 404
DQ Mixed 523
402% 554 MB/s
177GB free
Firmware: 42B4S8JA
SusWrite @10s intervals: 663 482 485 466 492 489 MB/s
Read 1903
Write 874
Mixed 561
SusWrite 513
212% 963 MB/s
4K Read 21.7
4K Write 72
4K Mixed 31.5
111% 41.7 MB/s
DQ Read 803
DQ Write 573
DQ Mixed 196
280% 524 MB/s
295GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 42A7T36A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 707 258 508 170 695 518 MB/s
Read 1,743
Write 696
Mixed 136
SusWrite 476
166% 763 MB/s
4K Read 29
4K Write 54.4
4K Mixed 40.5
125% 41.3 MB/s
DQ Read 292
DQ Write 78.1
DQ Mixed 109
100% 160 MB/s
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Typical TS512GMTE220S 512GB Builds (Compare 3,607 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 54%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 90%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 47%
Yacht

Motherboard: Gigabyte B360 AORUS GAMING 3 WIFI - $130

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 68% - Good Total price: $673

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