Average Bench: 86.6% (266th of 976)

Based on 676 user benchmarks.  Models: TS512GSSD370, TS512GSS D370

Very good average bench

The Transcend SSD370 512GB averaged just 13.3% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Transcend SSD370 512GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 77.5MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 80.7MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Transcend SSD370 512GB is 41.7%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Transcend SSD370 512GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 176MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 334MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 676 samples)
Min Avg Max
370 Read 482 520
319 Write 405 440
250 Mixed 396 471
154 SusWrite 334 433
90.8% 404 MB/s
Min Avg Max
15.9 4K Read 23.8 29.4
34.1 4K Write 77.5 113
14.6 4K Mixed 29.1 41.5
114% 43.5 MB/s
Min Avg Max
21.1 DQ Read 176 276
55.1 DQ Write 215 297
14.1 DQ Mixed 80.7 209
92.8% 157 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
131GB free (System drive)
Firmware: O0918B
SusWrite @10s intervals: 409 410 437 440 439 437 MB/s
Read 492
Write 438
Mixed 308
SusWrite 428
94% 417 MB/s
4K Read 29.9
4K Write 116
4K Mixed 44.8
164% 63.5 MB/s
DQ Read 271
DQ Write 291
DQ Mixed 196
171% 253 MB/s
138GB free (System drive)
Firmware: N0815B
SusWrite @10s intervals: 441 443 220 438 409 346 MB/s
Read 519
Write 442
Mixed 342
SusWrite 383
95% 421 MB/s
4K Read 30
4K Write 121
4K Mixed 46
168% 65.6 MB/s
DQ Read 274
DQ Write 300
DQ Mixed 215
182% 263 MB/s
122GB free (System drive)
Firmware: N1114B
SusWrite @10s intervals: 320 343 186 156 162 160 MB/s
Read 493
Write 431
Mixed 9.7
SusWrite 221
64% 289 MB/s
4K Read 27.8
4K Write 93.5
4K Mixed 40.4
143% 53.9 MB/s
DQ Read 274
DQ Write 286
DQ Mixed 12.4
83% 191 MB/s
79GB free
Firmware: N111
SusWrite @10s intervals: 155 218 243 160 244 161 MB/s
Read 362
Write 346
Mixed 268
SusWrite 197
66% 294 MB/s
4K Read 25.7
4K Write 72.1
4K Mixed 36
123% 44.6 MB/s
DQ Read 165
DQ Write 183
DQ Mixed 161
125% 170 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 10,388,728 SSDs tested.

 Prices

Approx. $180 @ launch in Aug '14
AmazonUS $12811 mins
BHPhotoUS $20522 months
OutletPCUS $22011 hrs
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Typical SSD370 512GB Builds (Compare 1,861 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 76%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 56%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z97MX-Gaming 5 - $128

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 85% - Excellent Total price: $880

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Controller: Silicon Motion SM2246EN. NAND: Micron 20nm Synchronous MLC

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