Average Bench: 175% (43rd of 921)

Based on 4,539 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 74.5% 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.


Avg. Sequential Read Speed 1,698MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 1,073MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Toshiba THNSN5256GPU7 NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB is 95.5%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the Toshiba THNSN5256GPU7 NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.


Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 187MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 194MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 4,539 samples)
Min Avg Max
1,172 Read 1,698 2,016
410 Write 854 1,079
665 Mixed 1,073 1,328
266% 1,208 MB/s
Min Avg Max
15.7 4K Read 38.9 42
19.7 4K Write 89.2 141
15.5 4K Mixed 35.9 56.9
152% 54.7 MB/s
Min Avg Max
25.1 DQ Read 187 443
62.3 DQ Write 194 355
15.9 DQ Mixed 76.7 180
89% 153 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
178GB free
Firmware: 57XA4104 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Read 1,698
Write 883
Mixed 1,230
281% 1,270 MB/s
4K Read 39.4
4K Write 104
4K Mixed 56.5
187% 66.5 MB/s
DQ Read 454
DQ Write 198
DQ Mixed 145
155% 265 MB/s
151GB free
Firmware: 57XA4104 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Read 1,842
Write 891
Mixed 1,289
296% 1,341 MB/s
4K Read 37.5
4K Write 106
4K Mixed 31
153% 58.1 MB/s
DQ Read 374
DQ Write 254
DQ Mixed 30.5
99% 220 MB/s
29GB free
Firmware: 57XA4104 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Read 1,864
Write 676
Mixed 922
252% 1,154 MB/s
4K Read 42.4
4K Write 87.9
4K Mixed 57.4
184% 62.6 MB/s
DQ Read 307
DQ Write 161
DQ Mixed 124
122% 197 MB/s
55GB free
Firmware: 57XA4104 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Read 2,005
Write 608
Mixed 1,039
266% 1,217 MB/s
4K Read 27.5
4K Write 63.9
4K Mixed 40
127% 43.8 MB/s
DQ Read 219
DQ Write 169
DQ Mixed 108
104% 165 MB/s
151GB free
Firmware: 57MS4109 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Read 1,292
Write 745
Mixed 1,055
228% 1,030 MB/s
4K Read 23.9
4K Write 70.9
4K Mixed 20.8
100% 38.5 MB/s
DQ Read 31.6
DQ Write 194
DQ Mixed 19.1
42% 81.5 MB/s
50GB free
Firmware: 57MS4109 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Read 1,090
Write 193
Mixed 487
128% 590 MB/s
4K Read 27.7
4K Write 38
4K Mixed 37
110% 34.2 MB/s
DQ Read 21.4
DQ Write 154
DQ Mixed 8.74
30% 61.4 MB/s
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Typical THNSN5256GPU7 NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB Builds (Compare 2,913 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 15%
Tree trunk
Desktop 57%
Workstation 20%

System: Microsoft Surface Pro 4


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6 months ago.

Superbly fast, extremely reliable.


8 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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