Average Bench: 116% (152nd of 1011)

Based on 12,735 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 15.6% 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 334MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 672MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Toshiba THNSN5256GPUK NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB is 80.8%. 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 433MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 12,735 samples)
Min Avg Max
336 Read 857 1,142
65.3 Write 449 770
199 Mixed 433 756
66.7 SusWrite 183 256
106% 480 MB/s
Min Avg Max
6.2 4K Read 39.5 44.7
31.6 4K Write 96.3 140
6.6 4K Mixed 39.9 60.8
162% 58.6 MB/s
Min Avg Max
226 DQ Read 672 838
98.8 DQ Write 304 542
56.9 DQ Mixed 334 683
288% 436 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
200GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 5KDA4101 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 254 225 264 251 280 194 MB/s
Read 858
Write 314
Mixed 337
SusWrite 245
96% 438 MB/s
4K Read 16.1
4K Write 125
4K Mixed 56.7
163% 65.9 MB/s
DQ Read 837
DQ Write 305
DQ Mixed 382
332% 508 MB/s
228GB free
Firmware: 5KHA4102 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 252 303 235 251 250 237 MB/s
Read 1,003
Write 767
Mixed 757
SusWrite 255
155% 696 MB/s
4K Read 37.7
4K Write 86.5
4K Mixed 47
163% 57.1 MB/s
DQ Read 340
DQ Write 509
DQ Mixed 372
296% 407 MB/s
153GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 4101 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 221 171 207 213 181 199 MB/s
Read 760
Write 640
Mixed 456
SusWrite 199
114% 514 MB/s
4K Read 42.1
4K Write 106
4K Mixed 47.7
181% 65.1 MB/s
DQ Read 818
DQ Write 366
DQ Mixed 362
329% 515 MB/s
216GB free
Firmware: 5KDA4103 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 233 172 130 52 52 51 MB/s
Read 640
Write 624
Mixed 573
SusWrite 115
109% 488 MB/s
4K Read 39.2
4K Write 107
4K Mixed 55.8
187% 67.2 MB/s
DQ Read 844
DQ Write 620
DQ Mixed 482
428% 649 MB/s
106GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 5KDA4103 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 194 156 171 163 166 150 MB/s
Read 1156
Write 772
Mixed 525
SusWrite 167
145% 655 MB/s
4K Read 36.3
4K Write 126
4K Mixed 0.9
123% 54.6 MB/s
DQ Read 744
DQ Write 363
DQ Mixed 350
314% 486 MB/s
154GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 5KHA4102 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 307 257 226 232 219 226 MB/s
Read 701
Write 368
Mixed 338
SusWrite 245
92% 413 MB/s
4K Read 32
4K Write 105
4K Mixed 25.8
137% 54.2 MB/s
DQ Read 752
DQ Write 378
DQ Mixed 364
324% 498 MB/s
179GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 5KDA4101 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 269 201 216 222 213 223 MB/s
Read 363
Write 239
Mixed 549
SusWrite 224
78% 344 MB/s
4K Read 30.5
4K Write 72.8
4K Mixed 27.9
120% 43.7 MB/s
DQ Read 479
DQ Write 170
DQ Mixed 426
288% 358 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 19,849,350 SSDs tested.

Typical THNSN5256GPUK NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB Builds (Compare 4,527 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 74%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 77%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 54%
Yacht

System: Alienware Aurora R6

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 58% - Above average Total price: $698

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