Average Bench: 111% (187th of 1034)

Based on 15,664 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 11.1% 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 315MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 669MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Toshiba THNSN5256GPUK NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB is 80%. 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 177MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 429MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 15,664 samples)
Min Avg Max
303 Read 824 1,140
78.4 Write 436 772
175 Mixed 429 776
71.8 SusWrite 177 253
103% 467 MB/s
Min Avg Max
6.04 4K Read 34.4 42.6
29.7 4K Write 92.1 137
10.8 4K Mixed 39.6 59.3
152% 55.4 MB/s
Min Avg Max
227 DQ Read 669 837
87.3 DQ Write 293 530
45 DQ Mixed 315 569
278% 426 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
84GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 5KDA4103 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 226 219 267 251 217 123 MB/s
Read 819
Write 306
Mixed 315
SusWrite 217
91% 414 MB/s
4K Read 26
4K Write 125
4K Mixed 37.1
153% 62.7 MB/s
DQ Read 796
DQ Write 329
DQ Mixed 402
340% 509 MB/s
71GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 5KDA4103 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 183 213 106 120 113 97 MB/s
Read 581
Write 433
Mixed 621
SusWrite 139
99% 443 MB/s
4K Read 30.3
4K Write 91.7
4K Mixed 52.6
162% 58.2 MB/s
DQ Read 606
DQ Write 338
DQ Mixed 214
228% 386 MB/s
193GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 5KHA4102 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 234 158 234 208 208 201 MB/s
Read 665
Write 455
Mixed 500
SusWrite 207
102% 457 MB/s
4K Read 28.4
4K Write 83.4
4K Mixed 34.3
131% 48.7 MB/s
DQ Read 530
DQ Write 352
DQ Mixed 330
276% 404 MB/s
202GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 5KHA4102 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 243 292 190 200 226 157 MB/s
Read 420
Write 132
Mixed 304
SusWrite 218
60% 268 MB/s
4K Read 26.3
4K Write 32.5
4K Mixed 43.9
113% 34.2 MB/s
DQ Read 623
DQ Write 334
DQ Mixed 244
244% 401 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 31,503,538 SSDs tested.

Typical THNSN5256GPUK NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB Builds (Compare 1,415 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 66%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 56%
Gunboat

System: Alienware Aurora R6

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

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