Average Bench: 136% (74th of 929)

Based on 7,370 user benchmarks.  Models: THNSN5256GPUK TOSHIBA, NVMe THNSN5256GPUK TO, THNSN5256GPUK NVMe TOSHIBA 256GB, NVMe THNSN5256GPUK NV

Outstanding average bench

The Toshiba THNSN5256GPUK NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB averaged 36.2% higher than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Toshiba THNSN5256GPUK NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. Sequential Read Speed 1,433MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 33.1MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Toshiba THNSN5256GPUK NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB is 81.6%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the Toshiba THNSN5256GPUK NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 181MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 188MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 7,370 samples)
Min Avg Max
1,037 Read 1,433 1,630
131 Write 448 748
268 Mixed 602 1,012
180% 828 MB/s
Min Avg Max
12.6 4K Read 33.1 41.2
34.9 4K Write 93.3 130
12.7 4K Mixed 34 55.2
143% 53.5 MB/s
Min Avg Max
23.7 DQ Read 181 452
51.1 DQ Write 188 317
13.1 DQ Mixed 73 161
85.7% 147 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
112GB free
Firmware: 4103 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Read 1,586
Write 568
Mixed 421
186% 858 MB/s
4K Read 32.2
4K Write 105
4K Mixed 45.3
163% 61 MB/s
DQ Read 295
DQ Write 246
DQ Mixed 132
136% 224 MB/s
190GB free
Firmware: 5KDA4103 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Read 1,603
Write 682
Mixed 523
204% 936 MB/s
4K Read 22.2
4K Write 131
4K Mixed 27.6
138% 60.2 MB/s
DQ Read 29.9
DQ Write 152
DQ Mixed 16.7
35% 66.3 MB/s
155GB free
Firmware: 4103 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Read 1,619
Write 311
Mixed 691
189% 874 MB/s
4K Read 35.5
4K Write 108
4K Mixed 43.9
167% 62.4 MB/s
DQ Read 427
DQ Write 294
DQ Mixed 29.8
112% 250 MB/s
31GB free
Firmware: 5KDA Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Read 1,575
Write 303
Mixed 367
161% 749 MB/s
4K Read 23.2
4K Write 102
4K Mixed 51.2
155% 58.8 MB/s
DQ Read 463
DQ Write 263
DQ Mixed 164
175% 297 MB/s
82GB free
Firmware: 5KDA4103 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Read 1,002
Write 259
Mixed 577
134% 613 MB/s
4K Read 15.6
4K Write 59.2
4K Mixed 43.3
110% 39.4 MB/s
DQ Read 502
DQ Write 322
DQ Mixed 150
182% 325 MB/s
51GB free
Firmware: 5KDA Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Read 1,154
Write 297
Mixed 826
166% 759 MB/s
4K Read 29.5
4K Write 63.3
4K Mixed 16.8
100% 36.5 MB/s
DQ Read 31.2
DQ Write 71.3
DQ Mixed 17.2
23% 39.9 MB/s
52GB free
Firmware: 5KHA4102 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Read 694
Write 279
Mixed 347
96% 440 MB/s
4K Read 40
4K Write 123
4K Mixed 29.8
164% 64.3 MB/s
DQ Read 18.9
DQ Write 82.1
DQ Mixed 23.4
26% 41.5 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 7,163,897 SSDs tested.

Typical THNSN5256GPUK NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB Builds (Compare 2,402 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 93%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 89%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 66%
Battle cruiser

System: Alienware Aurora R6

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 86% - Excellent Total price: $730

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