Average Bench: 109% (223rd of 1074)

Based on 23,829 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 8.9% 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 319MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 685MB/s

Very poor consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Toshiba THNSN5256GPUK NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB is 74.1%. 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 186MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 417MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 23,829 samples)
Min Avg Max
269 Read 779 1,127
62.3 Write 417 765
200 Mixed 417 748
77 SusWrite 186 258
99.5% 450 MB/s
Min Avg Max
6.78 4K Read 33.4 42.7
31.9 4K Write 92.3 143
10.6 4K Mixed 38.1 58
148% 54.6 MB/s
Min Avg Max
291 DQ Read 685 837
85.1 DQ Write 283 493
49.6 DQ Mixed 319 591
280% 429 MB/s
User Benchmarks BenchSequentialRandom 4kDeep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
83GB free
Firmware: 5KDA4101 Max speed: PCIe 16,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 306 264 300 278 263 264 MB/s
Read 1,032
Write 783
Mixed 807
SusWrite 279
162% 725 MB/s
4K Read 41.6
4K Write 121
4K Mixed 59
203% 74 MB/s
DQ Read 842
DQ Write 531
DQ Mixed 498
422% 623 MB/s
220GB free
Firmware: 5KHA4101 Max speed: PCIe 16,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 290 233 226 231 238 227 MB/s
Read 808
Write 748
Mixed 699
SusWrite 241
140% 624 MB/s
4K Read 37.5
4K Write 88.2
4K Mixed 50.7
168% 58.8 MB/s
DQ Read 696
DQ Write 395
DQ Mixed 405
339% 499 MB/s
164GB free
Firmware: 5KDA4103 Max speed: PCIe 16,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 246 227 237 227 223 232 MB/s
Read 885
Write 338
Mixed 396
SusWrite 232
102% 463 MB/s
4K Read 23.6
4K Write 107
4K Mixed 54.5
162% 61.6 MB/s
DQ Read 500
DQ Write 397
DQ Mixed 325
277% 408 MB/s
171GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 5KDA4103 Max speed: PCIe 16,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 225 271 226 225 233 239 MB/s
Read 674
Write 383
Mixed 782
SusWrite 236
116% 519 MB/s
4K Read 38.9
4K Write 90.2
4K Mixed 51.1
172% 60.1 MB/s
DQ Read 581
DQ Write 545
DQ Mixed 488
387% 538 MB/s
170GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 5KDA4103 Max speed: PCIe 16,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 247 294 264 256 265 273 MB/s
Read 636
Write 339
Mixed 482
SusWrite 266
96% 431 MB/s
4K Read 34.2
4K Write 100
4K Mixed 49.2
168% 61.2 MB/s
DQ Read 469
DQ Write 367
DQ Mixed 304
259% 380 MB/s
16GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 5KDA4101 Max speed: PCIe 16,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 167 74 72 73 72 69 MB/s
Read 697
Write 180
Mixed 318
SusWrite 87.7
70% 321 MB/s
4K Read 20.8
4K Write 84.6
4K Mixed 47.5
137% 51 MB/s
DQ Read 833
DQ Write 155
DQ Mixed 249
246% 412 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 75,944,963 SSDs tested

Typical THNSN5256GPUK NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB Builds (Compare 2,139 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings
Gaming
Gaming 64%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 83%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 55%
Yacht

System: Alienware Aurora R6

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 112% - Outstanding Total price: $299

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