Average Bench: 112% (160th of 1003)

Based on 10,422 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 11.8% 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 356MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 683MB/s

Very poor consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Toshiba THNSN5256GPUK NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB is 78%. 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 187MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 442MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 10,422 samples)
Min Avg Max
322 Read 818 1,137
94 Write 470 773
218 Mixed 442 777
87.4 SusWrite 187 259
106% 479 MB/s
Min Avg Max
6.06 4K Read 32 42.8
33.9 4K Write 94 134
8.6 4K Mixed 40 60
149% 55.3 MB/s
Min Avg Max
287 DQ Read 683 838
105 DQ Write 317 626
78.8 DQ Mixed 356 714
302% 452 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
146GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 5KDA4103 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 240 160 206 182 188 183 MB/s
Read 981
Write 756
Mixed 447
SusWrite 193
132% 594 MB/s
4K Read 35.7
4K Write 95.7
4K Mixed 36.3
151% 55.9 MB/s
DQ Read 732
DQ Write 314
DQ Mixed 393
326% 480 MB/s
113GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 5KDA4103 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 245 248 240 238 232 245 MB/s
Read 783
Write 324
Mixed 457
SusWrite 241
100% 451 MB/s
4K Read 32.2
4K Write 99.4
4K Mixed 43.5
157% 58.4 MB/s
DQ Read 792
DQ Write 286
DQ Mixed 378
322% 485 MB/s
115GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 5KHA4102 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 226 227 212 199 198 165 MB/s
Read 989
Write 739
Mixed 372
SusWrite 204
128% 576 MB/s
4K Read 22.9
4K Write 92.3
4K Mixed 50.8
149% 55.3 MB/s
DQ Read 158
DQ Write 503
DQ Mixed 308
242% 323 MB/s
112GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 4103 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 203 147 154 155 152 148 MB/s
Read 1,068
Write 392
Mixed 348
SusWrite 160
108% 492 MB/s
4K Read 32
4K Write 102
4K Mixed 0.5
103% 44.9 MB/s
DQ Read 284
DQ Write 314
DQ Mixed 372
260% 323 MB/s
74GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 5KHA4102 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 277 213 236 168 165 168 MB/s
Read 576
Write 248
Mixed 286
SusWrite 204
73% 329 MB/s
4K Read 18.9
4K Write 95.6
4K Mixed 34.4
123% 49.6 MB/s
DQ Read 618
DQ Write 223
DQ Mixed 357
281% 400 MB/s
56GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 5KHA4102 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 168 105 117 100 104 118 MB/s
Read 116
Write 566
Mixed 194
SusWrite 119
57% 248 MB/s
4K Read 28.4
4K Write 76.5
4K Mixed 48.9
146% 51.3 MB/s
DQ Read 840
DQ Write 208
DQ Mixed 103
185% 384 MB/s
41GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 5KDA4101 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 114 74 67 60 83 87 MB/s
Read 559
Write 102
Mixed 244
SusWrite 80.9
54% 246 MB/s
4K Read 17.8
4K Write 62.9
4K Mixed 22.8
90% 34.5 MB/s
DQ Read 391
DQ Write 139
DQ Mixed 248
188% 259 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 15,013,832 SSDs tested.

Typical THNSN5256GPUK NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB Builds (Compare 3,788 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 91%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 82%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 62%
Destroyer

System: Alienware Aurora R6

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 92% - Outstanding Total price: $661

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