Average Bench: 73.6% (537th of 1016)

Based on 104 user benchmarks.  Model: TOSHIBA THNSNF256GCSS

Good average bench

The Toshiba THNSNF256GCSS 256GB averaged 26.3% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This isn't a great result which indicates that there are much faster alternatives on the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 176MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 25.3MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Toshiba THNSNF256GCSS 256GB is 50.5%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Toshiba THNSNF256GCSS 256GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 34.7MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 278MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 104 samples)
Min Avg Max
314 Read 445 513
94.3 Write 367 478
191 Mixed 397 498
76.9 SusWrite 278 442
83.4% 372 MB/s
Min Avg Max
10.8 4K Read 18.5 25
13.3 4K Write 34.7 55.3
11 4K Mixed 25.3 38.7
78.8% 26.2 MB/s
Min Avg Max
14.4 DQ Read 240 369
27.3 DQ Write 212 323
12.1 DQ Mixed 176 343
146% 209 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
76GB free (System drive)
Firmware: FSTAN103
SusWrite @10s intervals: 389 408 414 366 275 225 MB/s
Read 430
Write 422
Mixed 409
SusWrite 346
90% 402 MB/s
4K Read 22.4
4K Write 31.5
4K Mixed 26.4
84% 26.8 MB/s
DQ Read 290
DQ Write 273
DQ Mixed 289
215% 284 MB/s
76GB free (System drive)
Firmware: FSTAN103
SusWrite @10s intervals: 409 426 412 419 266 149 MB/s
Read 355
Write 374
Mixed 385
SusWrite 347
83% 365 MB/s
4K Read 15
4K Write 32.3
4K Mixed 20.3
66% 22.5 MB/s
DQ Read 301
DQ Write 287
DQ Mixed 281
214% 290 MB/s
152GB free
Firmware: FSTAN103
SusWrite @10s intervals: 169 144 131 135 133 141 MB/s
Read 368
Write 106
Mixed 357
SusWrite 142
54% 243 MB/s
4K Read 14.6
4K Write 30
4K Mixed 20.2
64% 21.6 MB/s
DQ Read 358
DQ Write 198
DQ Mixed 176
158% 244 MB/s
160GB free
Firmware: FSTA
SusWrite @10s intervals: 173 128 117 92 119 143 MB/s
Read 377
Write 188
Mixed 356
SusWrite 129
58% 262 MB/s
4K Read 11.5
4K Write 13.4
4K Mixed 12.3
40% 12.4 MB/s
DQ Read 242
DQ Write 225
DQ Mixed 213
165% 226 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 21,546,694 SSDs tested.

Typical THNSNF256GCSS 256GB Builds (Compare 336 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 42%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 22%
Surfboard

System: Toshiba PORTEGE R930

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