Average Bench: 112% (196th of 1058)

Based on 19,637 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 333MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 693MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Toshiba THNSN5256GPUK NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB is 82%. 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 178MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 429MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 19,637 samples)
Min Avg Max
260 Read 803 1,139
81.9 Write 432 765
196 Mixed 429 764
70.7 SusWrite 178 253
102% 460 MB/s
Min Avg Max
8.16 4K Read 36.9 43
30.3 4K Write 91.2 136
6.59 4K Mixed 40.3 59.5
156% 56.1 MB/s
Min Avg Max
241 DQ Read 693 838
93.9 DQ Write 289 537
52.2 DQ Mixed 333 637
288% 438 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
93GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 5KDA4103 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 212 142 141 156 148 144 MB/s
Read 975
Write 476
Mixed 397
SusWrite 157
110% 501 MB/s
4K Read 38.6
4K Write 89.1
4K Mixed 55.3
176% 61 MB/s
DQ Read 799
DQ Write 368
DQ Mixed 146
224% 438 MB/s
83GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 5KDA4103 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 230 138 129 143 126 143 MB/s
Read 1,096
Write 749
Mixed 474
SusWrite 152
136% 618 MB/s
4K Read 39.7
4K Write 89.9
4K Mixed 45.9
167% 58.5 MB/s
DQ Read 791
DQ Write 234
DQ Mixed 137
199% 388 MB/s
187GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 5KDA4101 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 267 247 187 204 206 196 MB/s
Read 987
Write 274
Mixed 358
SusWrite 218
100% 459 MB/s
4K Read 20.5
4K Write 95.8
4K Mixed 48.4
144% 54.9 MB/s
DQ Read 827
DQ Write 218
DQ Mixed 364
309% 470 MB/s
55GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 5KDA4101 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 269 224 130 106 83 98 MB/s
Read 1,096
Write 746
Mixed 412
SusWrite 152
133% 602 MB/s
4K Read 14.3
4K Write 111
4K Mixed 56.5
153% 60.7 MB/s
DQ Read 413
DQ Write 436
DQ Mixed 335
276% 394 MB/s
56GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 5KDA4101 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 127 121 141 114 103 138 MB/s
Read 1,075
Write 696
Mixed 522
SusWrite 124
133% 604 MB/s
4K Read 38.4
4K Write 99.7
4K Mixed 41.6
164% 59.9 MB/s
DQ Read 709
DQ Write 94
DQ Mixed 317
253% 373 MB/s
206GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 5KDA4103 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 250 241 242 225 237 232 MB/s
Read 490
Write 260
Mixed 354
SusWrite 238
75% 335 MB/s
4K Read 22.3
4K Write 125
4K Mixed 60.1
177% 69.2 MB/s
DQ Read 836
DQ Write 311
DQ Mixed 375
329% 507 MB/s
55GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 5KDA4101 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 165 156 109 135 77 91 MB/s
Read 716
Write 256
Mixed 418
SusWrite 122
83% 378 MB/s
4K Read 24.9
4K Write 69.5
4K Mixed 49.4
138% 47.9 MB/s
DQ Read 778
DQ Write 300
DQ Mixed 424
344% 501 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 45,501,214 SSDs tested.

Typical THNSN5256GPUK NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB Builds (Compare 3,023 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: 61% - Good Total price: $660

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