Average Bench: 179% (27th of 869)

Based on 2,474 user benchmarks.  Models: NVMe THNSN5256GPU7 TO, THNSN5256GPU7 TOSHIBA

Outstanding average bench

The Toshiba THNSN5256GPU7 TO NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB averaged 78.7% 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 1,677MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 1,079MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Toshiba THNSN5256GPU7 TO NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB is 94.5%. 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 231MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 227MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 2,474 samples)
Min Avg Max
1,111 Read 1,677 2,001
587 Write 873 1,076
731 Mixed 1,079 1,328
267% 1,210 MB/s
Min Avg Max
18 4K Read 39.2 42.6
21.8 4K Write 93.7 143
16.9 4K Mixed 38.6 58.3
158% 57.2 MB/s
Min Avg Max
26.4 DQ Read 231 489
70.7 DQ Write 227 387
16.7 DQ Mixed 93.9 194
108% 184 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
57GB free
Firmware: 57XA Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Read 1,934
Write 1,037
Mixed 1,172
304% 1,381 MB/s
4K Read 31.3
4K Write 113
4K Mixed 51.2
173% 65.3 MB/s
DQ Read 417
DQ Write 331
DQ Mixed 178
186% 309 MB/s
122GB free
Firmware: 57XA4104 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Read 1,791
Write 957
Mixed 1,149
286% 1,299 MB/s
4K Read 34.2
4K Write 89.4
4K Mixed 48.9
162% 57.5 MB/s
DQ Read 339
DQ Write 182
DQ Mixed 121
127% 214 MB/s
57GB free
Firmware: 57XA4103 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Read 2,249
Write 775
Mixed 1,086
299% 1,370 MB/s
4K Read 36.6
4K Write 95.5
4K Mixed 27.4
141% 53.2 MB/s
DQ Read 36.1
DQ Write 260
DQ Mixed 25.3
56% 107 MB/s
162GB free
Firmware: 57XA4104 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Read 1,878
Write 658
Mixed 958
254% 1,165 MB/s
4K Read 37.4
4K Write 71.5
4K Mixed 51.2
160% 53.4 MB/s
DQ Read 345
DQ Write 244
DQ Mixed 146
149% 245 MB/s
97GB free
Firmware: 57HA4105 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Read 1,930
Write 698
Mixed 1,190
279% 1,273 MB/s
4K Read 35.2
4K Write 118
4K Mixed 27.9
151% 60.2 MB/s
DQ Read 40
DQ Write 110
DQ Mixed 27
34% 59.1 MB/s
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Typical THNSN5256GPU7 TO NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB Builds (Compare 2,360 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 15%
Tree trunk
Desktop 58%
Workstation 20%

System: Microsoft Surface Pro 4


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3 months ago.

Superbly fast, extremely reliable.


5 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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