Average Bench: 108% (183rd of 1021)

Based on 13,140 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 8.3% 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 332MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 690MB/s

Very poor consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Toshiba THNSN5256GPUK NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB is 77.7%. 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 176MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 442MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 13,140 samples)
Min Avg Max
194 Read 774 1,139
116 Write 463 766
236 Mixed 442 764
81.1 SusWrite 176 256
103% 464 MB/s
Min Avg Max
6.16 4K Read 28.7 41.9
42.3 4K Write 94.5 138
11.1 4K Mixed 40.3 60.5
145% 54.5 MB/s
Min Avg Max
329 DQ Read 690 836
87.6 DQ Write 296 533
55.8 DQ Mixed 332 653
288% 439 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
90GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 5KDA4103 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 218 213 135 145 148 145 MB/s
Read 984
Write 367
Mixed 248
SusWrite 167
96% 442 MB/s
4K Read 15.3
4K Write 112
4K Mixed 56.5
155% 61.2 MB/s
DQ Read 836
DQ Write 488
DQ Mixed 449
391% 591 MB/s
25GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 5KDA4103 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 167 177 127 197 189 288 MB/s
Read 694
Write 47
Mixed 512
SusWrite 191
79% 361 MB/s
4K Read 29.3
4K Write 88.1
4K Mixed 40.3
143% 52.6 MB/s
DQ Read 758
DQ Write 141
DQ Mixed 55.3
142% 318 MB/s
73GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 5KDA4103 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 213 136 100 90 113 101 MB/s
Read 717
Write 434
Mixed 441
SusWrite 126
95% 429 MB/s
4K Read 9.3
4K Write 72.4
4K Mixed 35.4
98% 39 MB/s
DQ Read 786
DQ Write 397
DQ Mixed 57.8
185% 413 MB/s
135GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 5KHA4102 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 213 260 246 183 176 155 MB/s
Read 522
Write 267
Mixed 363
SusWrite 205
75% 339 MB/s
4K Read 18.1
4K Write 81.7
4K Mixed 28.2
107% 42.7 MB/s
DQ Read 626
DQ Write 302
DQ Mixed 336
284% 422 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 26,404,771 SSDs tested.

Typical THNSN5256GPUK NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB Builds (Compare 5,531 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 74%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 64%
Destroyer

System: Alienware Aurora R6

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 59% - Above average Total price: $742

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