Average Bench: 86.2% (294th of 991)

Based on 745 user benchmarks.  Models: TS512GSSD370, TS512GSS D370

Very good average bench

The Transcend SSD370 512GB averaged just 13.8% 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-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 95.6MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 75.8MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Transcend SSD370 512GB is 43.4%. 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 184MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 339MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 745 samples)
Min Avg Max
368 Read 479 520
309 Write 403 440
243 Mixed 375 469
175 SusWrite 339 435
89.6% 399 MB/s
Min Avg Max
15.5 4K Read 23.7 29.4
32.2 4K Write 75.8 113
14.6 4K Mixed 29.6 42.6
114% 43.1 MB/s
Min Avg Max
21.1 DQ Read 184 276
56.3 DQ Write 220 300
14.2 DQ Mixed 95.6 211
102% 166 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
470GB free
Firmware: N1114B
SusWrite @10s intervals: 421 411 400 409 407 405 MB/s
Read 502
Write 436
Mixed 303
SusWrite 409
93% 412 MB/s
4K Read 28.5
4K Write 94.3
4K Mixed 41.3
146% 54.7 MB/s
DQ Read 275
DQ Write 288
DQ Mixed 196
171% 253 MB/s
160GB free (System drive)
Firmware: N1114H
SusWrite @10s intervals: 396 401 302 306 356 256 MB/s
Read 485
Write 405
Mixed 14.8
SusWrite 336
69% 310 MB/s
4K Read 25.5
4K Write 7
4K Mixed 35.2
88% 22.6 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 12,089,043 SSDs tested.

 Prices

Approx. $180 @ launch in Aug '14
AmazonUS $12757 mins
BHPhotoUS $2052 years
OutletPCUS $22023 hrs
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Typical SSD370 512GB Builds (Compare 2,115 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 62%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 76%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 56%
Gunboat

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 77% - Very good Total price: $994

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

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