Average Bench: 86% (258th of 959)

Based on 633 user benchmarks.  Models: TS512GSSD370, TS512GSS D370

Very good average bench

The Transcend SSD370 512GB averaged just 14.0% 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 75.5MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 28.2MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Transcend SSD370 512GB is 40.9%. 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 167MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 333MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 633 samples)
Min Avg Max
369 Read 484 521
312 Write 406 440
262 Mixed 414 472
133 SusWrite 333 434
91.9% 409 MB/s
Min Avg Max
16.1 4K Read 23.6 29.3
34.7 4K Write 75.5 112
14.6 4K Mixed 28.2 39.6
112% 42.4 MB/s
Min Avg Max
20.7 DQ Read 167 276
55 DQ Write 207 295
14.4 DQ Mixed 67.7 198
84.2% 147 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
103GB free
Firmware: O0918B
SusWrite @10s intervals: 408 400 407 422 412 424 MB/s
Read 474
Write 417
Mixed 304
SusWrite 412
90% 402 MB/s
4K Read 23.6
4K Write 107
4K Mixed 35.8
138% 55.4 MB/s
DQ Read 264
DQ Write 290
DQ Mixed 196
170% 250 MB/s
399GB free
Firmware: O0918B
SusWrite @10s intervals: 365 391 390 390 401 401 MB/s
Read 450
Write 275
Mixed 286
SusWrite 390
78% 350 MB/s
4K Read 25.2
4K Write 51.1
4K Mixed 29.2
103% 35.2 MB/s
DQ Read 262
DQ Write 290
DQ Mixed 194
169% 249 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 9,101,861 SSDs tested.

 Prices

Approx. $180 @ launch in Aug '14
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Typical SSD370 512GB Builds (Compare 18,589 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 68%
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Desktop
Desktop 71%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 66%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus PRIME B350-PLUS - $85

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 97% - Outstanding Total price: $784

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

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