Average Bench: 63.4% (685th of 1012)

Based on 639 user benchmarks.  Model: TOSHIBA THNSNK256GCS8 SATA 256GB

Above average average bench

The Toshiba THNSNK256GCS8 SATA 256GB averaged 36.6% 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 110MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 283MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Toshiba THNSNK256GCS8 SATA 256GB is 41.7%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Toshiba THNSNK256GCS8 SATA 256GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 183MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 202MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 639 samples)
Min Avg Max
299 Read 384 491
83.8 Write 219 262
97.4 Mixed 202 328
78.3 SusWrite 183 253
54.9% 247 MB/s
Min Avg Max
7.07 4K Read 17.3 25.4
14.7 4K Write 62 105
8.35 4K Mixed 22.4 34.2
87.8% 33.9 MB/s
Min Avg Max
15.7 DQ Read 283 368
59 DQ Write 162 210
10.7 DQ Mixed 110 166
112% 185 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
115GB free (System drive)
Firmware: K8DC4101
SusWrite @10s intervals: 186 204 169 188 153 179 MB/s
Read 409
Write 266
Mixed 208
SusWrite 180
59% 266 MB/s
4K Read 25.2
4K Write 78.7
4K Mixed 34.7
124% 46.2 MB/s
DQ Read 364
DQ Write 196
DQ Mixed 163
152% 241 MB/s
204GB free (System drive)
Firmware: K8DC4101
SusWrite @10s intervals: 241 239 237 256 250 256 MB/s
Read 376
Write 260
Mixed 192
SusWrite 246
60% 269 MB/s
4K Read 20.4
4K Write 79.7
4K Mixed 30.3
112% 43.5 MB/s
DQ Read 362
DQ Write 196
DQ Mixed 164
153% 241 MB/s
83GB free (System drive)
Firmware: K8DC4101
SusWrite @10s intervals: 180 160 134 151 148 148 MB/s
Read 369
Write 229
Mixed 191
SusWrite 153
52% 236 MB/s
4K Read 25.8
4K Write 106
4K Mixed 32.5
137% 54.8 MB/s
DQ Read 362
DQ Write 97.8
DQ Mixed 97.1
106% 186 MB/s
170GB free (System drive)
Firmware: K8DA4101
SusWrite @10s intervals: 154 212 219 189 189 236 MB/s
Read 378
Write 237
Mixed 192
SusWrite 200
56% 252 MB/s
4K Read 22.3
4K Write 74.7
4K Mixed 29.4
111% 42.1 MB/s
DQ Read 360
DQ Write 201
DQ Mixed 161
152% 241 MB/s
46GB free (System drive)
Firmware: K8DA4101
SusWrite @10s intervals: 198 118 111 110 99 86 MB/s
Read 398
Write 245
Mixed 202
SusWrite 120
54% 241 MB/s
4K Read 22.3
4K Write 76
4K Mixed 31.7
115% 43.3 MB/s
DQ Read 362
DQ Write 132
DQ Mixed 85.1
105% 193 MB/s
156GB free (System drive)
Firmware: K8DC4101
SusWrite @10s intervals: 147 190 218 195 196 226 MB/s
Read 360
Write 264
Mixed 199
SusWrite 195
57% 255 MB/s
4K Read 17.3
4K Write 48.5
4K Mixed 26.5
86% 30.8 MB/s
DQ Read 334
DQ Write 186
DQ Mixed 166
148% 229 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 19,945,238 SSDs tested.

Typical THNSNK256GCS8 SATA 256GB Builds (Compare 7,250 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 14%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 48%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 24%
Surfboard

System: Dell Inspiron 5567

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