Average Bench: 113% (122nd of 956)

Based on 6,225 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 12.7% 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. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 366MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 661MB/s

Very poor consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Toshiba THNSN5256GPUK NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB is 75%. 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. Sustained Write Speed 202MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 461MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 6,225 samples)
Min Avg Max
392 Read 830 1145
114 Write 492 777
229 Mixed 461 795
99.3 SusWrite 202 265
110% 496 MB/s
Min Avg Max
8.16 4K Read 28.5 43.4
47.2 4K Write 94.6 136
18.1 4K Mixed 41.7 60.9
147% 54.9 MB/s
Min Avg Max
50.5 DQ Read 661 838
113 DQ Write 324 624
56.3 DQ Mixed 366 710
306% 450 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
158GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 4103 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 331 268 254 272 257 260 MB/s
Read 1,112
Write 759
Mixed 393
SusWrite 274
140% 634 MB/s
4K Read 26.5
4K Write 106
4K Mixed 49.4
160% 60.7 MB/s
DQ Read 802
DQ Write 334
DQ Mixed 459
369% 532 MB/s
161GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 4103 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 224 244 250 257 268 214 MB/s
Read 998
Write 263
Mixed 319
SusWrite 243
100% 456 MB/s
4K Read 40.5
4K Write 120
4K Mixed 33.5
168% 64.6 MB/s
DQ Read 814
DQ Write 366
DQ Mixed 375
335% 518 MB/s
25GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 5KDA Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 234 77 97 61 49 63 MB/s
Read 419
Write 87.7
Mixed 609
SusWrite 96.6
68% 303 MB/s
4K Read 43.4
4K Write 115
4K Mixed 58.9
202% 72.4 MB/s
DQ Read 835
DQ Write 530
DQ Mixed 482
413% 616 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 7,961,641 SSDs tested.

Typical THNSN5256GPUK NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB Builds (Compare 2,592 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 91%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 83%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 63%
Destroyer

System: Alienware Aurora R6

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 90% - Excellent Total price: $685

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