Average Bench: 176% (28th of 862)

Based on 2,223 user benchmarks.  Models: NVMe THNSN5256GPU7 TO, THNSN5256GPU7 TOSHIBA

Outstanding average bench

The Toshiba THNSN5256GPU7 TO NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB averaged 76.2% 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 1,670MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 1,076MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Toshiba THNSN5256GPU7 TO NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB is 91.2%. 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 211MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 214MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 2,223 samples)
Min Avg Max
1,110 Read 1,670 2,019
520 Write 864 1,068
676 Mixed 1,076 1,320
265% 1,203 MB/s
Min Avg Max
16.9 4K Read 39.5 42.3
30.4 4K Write 90.8 137
17.6 4K Mixed 37.4 58.5
156% 55.9 MB/s
Min Avg Max
27.8 DQ Read 211 461
66.4 DQ Write 214 361
17.1 DQ Mixed 89.6 189
101% 172 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
210GB free
Firmware: 57XA4104 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Read 1,939
Write 983
Mixed 1,058
292% 1,327 MB/s
4K Read 46.1
4K Write 136
4K Mixed 59.7
218% 80.6 MB/s
DQ Read 594
DQ Write 444
DQ Mixed 223
247% 420 MB/s
136GB free
Firmware: 57XA4104 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Read 1,939
Write 912
Mixed 1,316
306% 1,389 MB/s
4K Read 40.9
4K Write 127
4K Mixed 50.6
194% 72.7 MB/s
DQ Read 423
DQ Write 361
DQ Mixed 190
198% 325 MB/s
75GB free
Firmware: 57XA4104 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Read 1,805
Write 974
Mixed 1,330
303% 1,370 MB/s
4K Read 33.9
4K Write 97.2
4K Mixed 27.1
138% 52.7 MB/s
DQ Read 40.3
DQ Write 270
DQ Mixed 26.9
58% 112 MB/s
198GB free
Firmware: 57XA4104 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Read 1,795
Write 953
Mixed 1,212
291% 1,320 MB/s
4K Read 29
4K Write 98.2
4K Mixed 25.8
129% 51 MB/s
DQ Read 28.5
DQ Write 336
DQ Mixed 28.1
68% 131 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 4,441,629 SSDs tested.

Typical THNSN5256GPU7 TO NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB Builds (Compare 1,990 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 15%
Desktop 59%
Workstation 30%

System: Microsoft Surface Pro 4


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1 month ago.

Superbly fast, extremely reliable.


3 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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