Average Bench: 113% (162nd of 1011)

Based on 11,882 user benchmarks.  Models: THNSN5256GPUK TOSHIBA, NVMe THNSN5256GPUK TO, THNSN5256GPUK NVMe TOSHIBA 256GB, NVMe THNSN5256GPUK NV

Outstanding average bench

The Toshiba THNSN5256GPUK NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB averaged 13.5% higher than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Toshiba THNSN5256GPUK NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 358MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 673MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Toshiba THNSN5256GPUK NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB is 81.1%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the Toshiba THNSN5256GPUK NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 183MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 440MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 11,882 samples)
Min Avg Max
285 Read 828 1,138
89.3 Write 468 774
146 Mixed 440 787
81 SusWrite 183 257
106% 480 MB/s
Min Avg Max
7.14 4K Read 35 44.1
38 4K Write 95.1 135
9 4K Mixed 40.5 60.1
155% 56.9 MB/s
Min Avg Max
214 DQ Read 673 840
104 DQ Write 321 615
56.7 DQ Mixed 358 704
303% 451 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
177GB free
Firmware: 5KDA4103 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 236 276 146 124 124 125 MB/s
Read 1,117
Write 749
Mixed 809
SusWrite 172
158% 712 MB/s
4K Read 41.8
4K Write 115
4K Mixed 58.3
199% 71.7 MB/s
DQ Read 838
DQ Write 346
DQ Mixed 546
416% 577 MB/s
74GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 5KHA4102 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 210 214 113 111 127 123 MB/s
Read 1111
Write 757
Mixed 477
SusWrite 150
138% 624 MB/s
4K Read 42.9
4K Write 123
4K Mixed 61.4
209% 75.6 MB/s
DQ Read 838
DQ Write 43.4
DQ Mixed 196
204% 359 MB/s
168GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 5KDA4103 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 220 150 242 182 224 200 MB/s
Read 894
Write 338
Mixed 465
SusWrite 203
105% 475 MB/s
4K Read 23.3
4K Write 117
4K Mixed 50.6
162% 63.6 MB/s
DQ Read 834
DQ Write 349
DQ Mixed 478
384% 554 MB/s
131GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 5KHA4102 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 272 259 260 269 259 239 MB/s
Read 834
Write 371
Mixed 366
SusWrite 260
101% 458 MB/s
4K Read 27.3
4K Write 105
4K Mixed 45.9
156% 59.4 MB/s
DQ Read 798
DQ Write 269
DQ Mixed 354
309% 474 MB/s
166GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 5KHA4102 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 223 190 178 150 133 124 MB/s
Read 779
Write 613
Mixed 411
SusWrite 166
109% 492 MB/s
4K Read 29.2
4K Write 122
4K Mixed 25.9
142% 59.2 MB/s
DQ Read 769
DQ Write 355
DQ Mixed 336
309% 487 MB/s
157GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 5KDA4101 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 233 166 151 151 140 159 MB/s
Read 574
Write 353
Mixed 679
SusWrite 167
99% 443 MB/s
4K Read 22.2
4K Write 83.6
4K Mixed 49.4
141% 51.7 MB/s
DQ Read 796
DQ Write 298
DQ Mixed 197
238% 430 MB/s
83GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 5KDA Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 195 150 215 173 169 138 MB/s
Read 774
Write 672
Mixed 502
SusWrite 174
118% 530 MB/s
4K Read 14.6
4K Write 66.9
4K Mixed 21.9
86% 34.5 MB/s
DQ Read 800
DQ Write 123
DQ Mixed 331
276% 418 MB/s
34GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 5KDA4103 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 80 90 125 80 141 142 MB/s
Read 883
Write 50.2
Mixed 321
SusWrite 110
74% 341 MB/s
4K Read 21.1
4K Write 65.5
4K Mixed 5.1
73% 30.6 MB/s
DQ Read 523
DQ Write 166
DQ Mixed 248
208% 312 MB/s
43GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 5KHA4101 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 124 71 119 74 57 71 MB/s
Read 125
Write 287
Mixed 236
SusWrite 86
42% 184 MB/s
4K Read 13.5
4K Write 34.5
4K Mixed 21.7
67% 23.2 MB/s
DQ Read 776
DQ Write 120
DQ Mixed 240
229% 379 MB/s
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Typical THNSN5256GPUK NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB Builds (Compare 4,309 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 73%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 76%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 54%
Yacht

System: Alienware Aurora R6

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 60% - Above average Total price: $663

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