Average Bench: 108% (211th of 1058)

Based on 21,079 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 8.1% 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 318MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 674MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Toshiba THNSN5256GPUK NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB is 84.1%. 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 180MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 420MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 21,079 samples)
Min Avg Max
233 Read 773 1,138
89.4 Write 424 764
187 Mixed 420 759
73.8 SusWrite 180 256
99.4% 449 MB/s
Min Avg Max
2.74 4K Read 31.8 43.5
32 4K Write 91.1 136
10.5 4K Mixed 39.8 59.2
147% 54.2 MB/s
Min Avg Max
229 DQ Read 674 838
97.2 DQ Write 285 535
62.5 DQ Mixed 318 640
278% 426 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
66GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 5KDA4103 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 25 32 31 30 33 29 MB/s
Read 3,915
Write 33.2
Mixed 63.5
SusWrite 29.8
210% 1,010 MB/s
4K Read 480
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 4.7
735% 162 MB/s
155GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 5KDA4101 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 237 234 241 308 268 232 MB/s
Read 982
Write 781
Mixed 751
SusWrite 253
154% 692 MB/s
4K Read 38.6
4K Write 78.2
4K Mixed 49.2
163% 55.3 MB/s
DQ Read 796
DQ Write 306
DQ Mixed 510
388% 537 MB/s
187GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 5KDA4101 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 254 230 231 238 226 236 MB/s
Read 959
Write 648
Mixed 557
SusWrite 236
133% 600 MB/s
4K Read 34.6
4K Write 106
4K Mixed 32.4
150% 57.6 MB/s
DQ Read 801
DQ Write 373
DQ Mixed 453
372% 542 MB/s
111GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 5KDA4101 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 216 172 116 119 92 99 MB/s
Read 800
Write 313
Mixed 410
SusWrite 136
91% 415 MB/s
4K Read 32.4
4K Write 102
4K Mixed 34.2
147% 56.3 MB/s
DQ Read 736
DQ Write 311
DQ Mixed 268
266% 438 MB/s
73GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 4102 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 13 25 23 24 16 13 MB/s
Read 397
Write 4.7
Mixed 27.8
SusWrite 19
24% 112 MB/s
4K Read 71.1
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 2.5
112% 25.1 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 49,498,523 SSDs tested.

Typical THNSN5256GPUK NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB Builds (Compare 3,350 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 67%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 57%
Gunboat

System: Alienware Aurora R6

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 94% - Outstanding Total price: $465

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