Average Bench: 82.3% (218th of 927)

Based on 1,045 user benchmarks.  Models: TOSHIBA THNSNH256GBST, TOSHIBA THNSNH256GCST, TOSHIBA THNSNH25, TOSHIBA THNSNH256GBS

The Toshiba HG5d is a reasonable SSD. Considering that Toshiba is amongst the few manufacturers that produce both their own NAND flash and SSD controllers, the HG5d is a little disappointing. With a Real World Speed of 444 MBps the Q Series lies just above the 50th percentile. Relative performance is better for server orientated workloads where the HG5d scored an AS SSD Total score of 970 points putting it in 11th position and at the 66th percentile, additionally the HG5d demonstrated very strong mixed 4K transfer rates peaking at 51.1 MB/s, the second highest seen to date on a 256GB SSD. The Toshiba HG5d is not a bad SSD but neither is it cutting edge which given it's relative youth counts strongly against it. Overall there are both faster and cheaper deals to be had elsewhere. [Sep '13 SSDrivePro]

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Very good average bench

The Toshiba HG5d Q Series 256GB averaged just 17.6% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Toshiba HG5d Q Series 256GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 91.5MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 28.6MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Toshiba HG5d Q Series 256GB is 55.4%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Toshiba HG5d Q Series 256GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 178MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 186MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,045 samples)
Min Avg Max
371 Read 482 516
105 Write 378 487
209 Mixed 413 504
94.4% 424 MB/s
Min Avg Max
14.1 4K Read 20.5 25.7
31.9 4K Write 66.9 105
13.9 4K Mixed 28.6 43.5
103% 38.7 MB/s
Min Avg Max
17.9 DQ Read 178 356
48.1 DQ Write 186 321
13.4 DQ Mixed 91.5 206
93.8% 152 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
214GB free
Firmware: HTRAN101 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 502
Write 484
Mixed 502
111% 496 MB/s
4K Read 21.4
4K Write 75.2
4K Mixed 40
123% 45.5 MB/s
DQ Read 237
DQ Write 203
DQ Mixed 112
113% 184 MB/s
213GB free
Firmware: HTRAN101 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 483
Write 491
Mixed 493
109% 489 MB/s
4K Read 20.8
4K Write 71.6
4K Mixed 39.7
120% 44 MB/s
DQ Read 246
DQ Write 200
DQ Mixed 110
113% 186 MB/s
45GB free
Firmware: HTRAN101 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 503
Write 290
Mixed 404
88% 399 MB/s
4K Read 19.8
4K Write 67.3
4K Mixed 37.4
114% 41.5 MB/s
DQ Read 338
DQ Write 196
DQ Mixed 124
130% 219 MB/s
84GB free
Firmware: HTRAN101 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 401
Write 383
Mixed 308
81% 364 MB/s
4K Read 20.8
4K Write 49.6
4K Mixed 20.9
84% 30.4 MB/s
DQ Read 27.5
DQ Write 99.7
DQ Mixed 22.6
29% 50 MB/s
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Typical HG5d Q Series 256GB Builds (Compare 978 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 33%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 66%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 47%
Yacht

System: Medion MS-7848

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 61% - Good Total price: $530

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Controller: Toshiba TC58NC5HA9GST. NAND Memory: Toshiba Asynchronous 19mn MLC

Utilises the advanced Multi-Level Cell 19nm NAND from Toshiba...

Model: HDTS225EZSTA (EU), HDTS225XZSTA (US), THNSNH256GBST (OEM)

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The only problem was I have had to reformat the drive 2 times random loss of of boot sector. I have 2 of them 1 is perfect the other needs formatted every 6 months or so. No firmware updates not much info from Toshiba at all.. Toshiba wont replace it because they cant find anything wrong with it. I even switched computers and the problem followed the drive not the pc. One pc is a laptop the other is a desktop.—Apr '15


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