Average Bench: 173% (29th of 859)

Based on 1,801 user benchmarks.  Models: NVMe THNSN5256GPU7 TO, THNSN5256GPU7 TOSHIBA

Outstanding average bench

The Toshiba THNSN5256GPU7 TO NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB averaged 72.8% 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 1,638MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 1,080MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Toshiba THNSN5256GPU7 TO NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB is 97.5%. 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 226MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 217MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 1,801 samples)
Min Avg Max
1,123 Read 1,638 1,969
524 Write 873 1,080
706 Mixed 1,080 1,318
264% 1,197 MB/s
Min Avg Max
16.6 4K Read 32.7 42.1
32.8 4K Write 88.5 131
17.7 4K Mixed 37.5 58.8
144% 52.9 MB/s
Min Avg Max
29.1 DQ Read 226 477
60.4 DQ Write 217 371
17.6 DQ Mixed 91.5 193
104% 178 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
183GB free
Firmware: 57XA4104 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Read 1,867
Write 1,127
Mixed 1,232
311% 1,409 MB/s
4K Read 27.7
4K Write 116
4K Mixed 55.1
174% 66.1 MB/s
DQ Read 521
DQ Write 450
DQ Mixed 230
242% 400 MB/s
183GB free
Firmware: 57XA4104 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Read 1,891
Write 1,025
Mixed 1,203
303% 1,373 MB/s
4K Read 41.5
4K Write 136
4K Mixed 60.6
213% 79.5 MB/s
DQ Read 388
DQ Write 249
DQ Mixed 156
160% 264 MB/s
177GB free
Firmware: 57XA4104 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Read 1,886
Write 866
Mixed 1,256
294% 1,336 MB/s
4K Read 39.6
4K Write 162
4K Mixed 47.5
206% 82.9 MB/s
DQ Read 558
DQ Write 495
DQ Mixed 32
159% 362 MB/s
67GB free
Firmware: 57XA4104 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Read 1,762
Write 592
Mixed 898
237% 1,084 MB/s
4K Read 43.7
4K Write 95.9
4K Mixed 53
185% 64.2 MB/s
DQ Read 396
DQ Write 126
DQ Mixed 125
128% 215 MB/s
109GB free
Firmware: 57XA4104 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Read 1,513
Write 911
Mixed 967
250% 1,130 MB/s
4K Read 32.1
4K Write 54.7
4K Mixed 27.5
113% 38.1 MB/s
DQ Read 27.4
DQ Write 419
DQ Mixed 225
174% 224 MB/s
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Typical THNSN5256GPU7 TO NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB Builds (Compare 2,428 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 15%
Desktop 59%
Workstation 30%

System: Microsoft Surface Pro 4


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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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