Average Bench: 111% (126th of 959)

Based on 7,028 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 11.4% 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 362MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 649MB/s

Very poor consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Toshiba THNSN5256GPUK NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB is 75.6%. 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 202MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 451MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 7,028 samples)
Min Avg Max
423 Read 815 1,130
140 Write 495 773
237 Mixed 451 784
99.5 SusWrite 202 264
109% 491 MB/s
Min Avg Max
8.21 4K Read 29.3 42.9
38.4 4K Write 94 142
14.8 4K Mixed 40.1 60.1
146% 54.5 MB/s
Min Avg Max
124 DQ Read 649 838
110 DQ Write 324 629
54.3 DQ Mixed 362 714
302% 445 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
142GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 5KDA Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 285 218 232 220 211 224 MB/s
Read 971
Write 758
Mixed 723
SusWrite 232
150% 671 MB/s
4K Read 30.5
4K Write 120
4K Mixed 59.9
187% 70.2 MB/s
DQ Read 824
DQ Write 360
DQ Mixed 422
358% 535 MB/s
113GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 5KDA4101 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 353 256 254 260 252 265 MB/s
Read 794
Write 647
Mixed 361
SusWrite 273
115% 519 MB/s
4K Read 20
4K Write 90.7
4K Mixed 50
142% 53.6 MB/s
DQ Read 773
DQ Write 328
DQ Mixed 462
365% 521 MB/s
86GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 4103 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 128 156 134 143 125 154 MB/s
Read 1,130
Write 671
Mixed 370
SusWrite 140
127% 577 MB/s
4K Read 9.6
4K Write 101
4K Mixed 44.2
125% 51.6 MB/s
DQ Read 827
DQ Write 281
DQ Mixed 397
334% 502 MB/s
33GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 5KDA4101 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 263 248 205 174 170 126 MB/s
Read 524
Write 239
Mixed 709
SusWrite 198
94% 417 MB/s
4K Read 41.8
4K Write 121
4K Mixed 37.6
176% 66.9 MB/s
DQ Read 809
DQ Write 340
DQ Mixed 432
358% 527 MB/s
107GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 5KDA4101 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 223 204 171 188 173 107 MB/s
Read 805
Write 259
Mixed 352
SusWrite 178
87% 398 MB/s
4K Read 16
4K Write 59
4K Mixed 37.2
103% 37.4 MB/s
DQ Read 561
DQ Write 308
DQ Mixed 346
281% 405 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 9,124,131 SSDs tested.

Typical THNSN5256GPUK NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB Builds (Compare 2,705 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 92%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 82%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 63%
Destroyer

System: Alienware Aurora R6

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 93% - Outstanding Total price: $649

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