Average Bench: 170% (66th of 955)

Based on 5,354 user benchmarks.  Models: NVMe THNSN5256GPU7 TO, THNSN5256GPU7 NVMe TOSHIBA 256GB, THNSN5256GPU7 TOSHIBA, NVMe THNSN5256GPU7 NV

Outstanding average bench

The Toshiba THNSN5256GPU7 NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB averaged 70.3% higher than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Toshiba THNSN5256GPU7 NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. Sequential Read Speed 1,502MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 203MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Toshiba THNSN5256GPU7 NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB is 102%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the Toshiba THNSN5256GPU7 NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 327MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 288MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 5,354 samples)
Min Avg Max
682 Read 1,502 2,001
394 Write 848 1,090
518 Mixed 989 1,343
255 SusWrite 674 1,027
223% 1,003 MB/s
Min Avg Max
18 4K Read 34.3 42.2
38 4K Write 93 138
19.3 4K Mixed 39.5 58.7
152% 55.6 MB/s
Min Avg Max
27.4 DQ Read 327 841
71 DQ Write 288 714
19.6 DQ Mixed 203 627
181% 273 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
140GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 57MS4109 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 607 682 755 775 863 882 MB/s
Read 1,261
Write 436
Mixed 800
SusWrite 761
181% 815 MB/s
4K Read 37.8
4K Write 141
4K Mixed 49.1
195% 76 MB/s
DQ Read 816
DQ Write 727
DQ Mixed 617
505% 720 MB/s
99GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 57XA4104 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 943 887 810 795 463 493 MB/s
Read 1,100
Write 959
Mixed 649
SusWrite 732
193% 860 MB/s
4K Read 43.1
4K Write 92.5
4K Mixed 45.8
173% 60.5 MB/s
DQ Read 827
DQ Write 586
DQ Mixed 654
503% 689 MB/s
96GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 57XA4104 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 735 1046 1104 837 788 420 MB/s
Read 1,018
Write 968
Mixed 628
SusWrite 821
193% 859 MB/s
4K Read 37.3
4K Write 95.1
4K Mixed 51.4
173% 61.3 MB/s
DQ Read 660
DQ Write 552
DQ Mixed 657
478% 623 MB/s
124GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 57XA4104 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 886 1037 847 982 923 827 MB/s
Read 856
Write 950
Mixed 589
SusWrite 917
187% 828 MB/s
4K Read 36.9
4K Write 85.7
4K Mixed 36.9
148% 53.2 MB/s
DQ Read 804
DQ Write 606
DQ Mixed 607
480% 672 MB/s
56GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 57HA4103 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 433 281 308 316 278 279 MB/s
Read 1,345
Write 709
Mixed 751
SusWrite 316
173% 780 MB/s
4K Read 36.7
4K Write 104
4K Mixed 51.2
176% 63.9 MB/s
DQ Read 468
DQ Write 646
DQ Mixed 527
407% 547 MB/s
98GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 57XA4104 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 575 654 773 847 737 744 MB/s
Read 821
Write 150
Mixed 543
SusWrite 722
124% 559 MB/s
4K Read 35
4K Write 77.5
4K Mixed 44.6
151% 52.4 MB/s
DQ Read 765
DQ Write 473
DQ Mixed 570
438% 602 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 7,537,239 SSDs tested.

Typical THNSN5256GPU7 NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB Builds (Compare 3,341 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 14%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 56%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 20%
Surfboard

System: Microsoft Surface Pro 4

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9 months ago.

Superbly fast, extremely reliable.


Good

11 months ago.

The drive is great and fast but speeds can drop really quickly and is overall very jumpy in terms of speed. But I still encounter this SSD as being fast then most drives you will ever see.


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