Average Bench: 178% (22nd of 850)

Based on 1,210 user benchmarks.  Models: NVMe THNSN5256GPU7 TO, THNSN5256GPU7 TOSHIBA

Outstanding average bench

The Toshiba THNSN5256GPU7 TO NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB averaged 78.0% higher than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Toshiba THNSN5256GPU7 TO NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB near the top of the comparison list.


Avg. Sequential Read Speed 1,676MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 1,085MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Toshiba THNSN5256GPU7 TO NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB is 92.1%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the Toshiba THNSN5256GPU7 TO NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.


Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 235MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 229MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 1,210 samples)
Min Avg Max
1,170 Read 1,676 2,017
558 Write 882 1,075
728 Mixed 1,085 1,326
268% 1,214 MB/s
Min Avg Max
18.2 4K Read 36.9 43
37.7 4K Write 94.3 139
15.8 4K Mixed 37.8 59.8
154% 56.3 MB/s
Min Avg Max
30.1 DQ Read 235 514
68.4 DQ Write 229 383
16.7 DQ Mixed 95.6 210
109% 186 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
87GB free
Firmware: 57XA4104 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Read 1,748
Write 954
Mixed 1,009
272% 1,237 MB/s
4K Read 39
4K Write 126
4K Mixed 28.3
162% 64.4 MB/s
DQ Read 43
DQ Write 149
DQ Mixed 24.5
40% 72.1 MB/s
139GB free
Firmware: 57MS4109 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Read 1,244
Write 811
Mixed 923
220% 993 MB/s
4K Read 20.2
4K Write 51.9
4K Mixed 34
102% 35.4 MB/s
DQ Read 201
DQ Write 223
DQ Mixed 92.2
102% 172 MB/s
91GB free
Firmware: 57XA4104 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Read 1,688
Write 79.8
Mixed 155
135% 641 MB/s
4K Read 17.7
4K Write 27.2
4K Mixed 27.4
76% 24.1 MB/s
DQ Read 132
DQ Write 32
DQ Mixed 33.9
37% 66.1 MB/s
143GB free
Firmware: 57XA Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Read 661
Write 632
Mixed 668
146% 654 MB/s
4K Read 18
4K Write 32.8
4K Mixed 16.3
66% 22.4 MB/s
DQ Read 25.7
DQ Write 42.9
DQ Mixed 15.9
17% 28.1 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 3,046,212 SSDs tested.

Typical THNSN5256GPU7 TO NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB Builds (Compare 1,929 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 15%
Tree trunk
Desktop 61%
Workstation 30%
Sail boat

System: Microsoft Surface Pro 4


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