Average Bench: 115% (161st of 1011)

Based on 10,534 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 14.9% 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 363MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 679MB/s

Very poor consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Toshiba THNSN5256GPUK NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB is 76.4%. 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 459MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 10,534 samples)
Min Avg Max
365 Read 822 1,131
111 Write 470 773
221 Mixed 459 779
83.6 SusWrite 187 252
107% 485 MB/s
Min Avg Max
7.65 4K Read 35.5 44.5
41.7 4K Write 95.4 135
12.8 4K Mixed 42.3 62.4
158% 57.7 MB/s
Min Avg Max
225 DQ Read 679 840
104 DQ Write 328 625
58.7 DQ Mixed 363 717
307% 457 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
112GB free
Firmware: 5KDA4103 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 323 232 229 232 230 230 MB/s
Read 1,111
Write 775
Mixed 564
SusWrite 246
149% 674 MB/s
4K Read 31.9
4K Write 102
4K Mixed 42.2
156% 58.7 MB/s
DQ Read 648
DQ Write 510
DQ Mixed 563
426% 574 MB/s
180GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 5KDA4101 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 276 249 229 233 226 236 MB/s
Read 950
Write 510
Mixed 426
SusWrite 241
118% 532 MB/s
4K Read 25.6
4K Write 112
4K Mixed 47.6
159% 61.9 MB/s
DQ Read 827
DQ Write 350
DQ Mixed 540
413% 572 MB/s
85GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 5KDA4103 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 241 170 152 96 98 87 MB/s
Read 1,032
Write 741
Mixed 396
SusWrite 141
128% 577 MB/s
4K Read 20.6
4K Write 97.7
4K Mixed 43.8
139% 54 MB/s
DQ Read 742
DQ Write 335
DQ Mixed 359
314% 479 MB/s
181GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 4103 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 213 247 201 208 224 238 MB/s
Read 595
Write 291
Mixed 375
SusWrite 222
82% 371 MB/s
4K Read 13.9
4K Write 106
4K Mixed 56.2
149% 58.6 MB/s
DQ Read 827
DQ Write 372
DQ Mixed 350
326% 516 MB/s
165GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 5KHA4102 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 322 188 188 186 173 195 MB/s
Read 497
Write 496
Mixed 381
SusWrite 208
89% 396 MB/s
4K Read 38.5
4K Write 56.8
4K Mixed 55.3
159% 50.2 MB/s
DQ Read 768
DQ Write 271
DQ Mixed 577
411% 539 MB/s
73GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 5KDA4101 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 149 127 111 142 100 87 MB/s
Read 796
Write 558
Mixed 553
SusWrite 119
113% 507 MB/s
4K Read 27.4
4K Write 61.6
4K Mixed 37.2
122% 42.1 MB/s
DQ Read 771
DQ Write 224
DQ Mixed 227
238% 408 MB/s
178GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 41025KLA Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 233 192 179 209 195 181 MB/s
Read 870
Write 343
Mixed 351
SusWrite 198
97% 441 MB/s
4K Read 13.3
4K Write 76.5
4K Mixed 42
114% 43.9 MB/s
DQ Read 36.1
DQ Write 367
DQ Mixed 39.9
79% 148 MB/s
158GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 5KDA4103 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 160 210 249 228 237 240 MB/s
Read 595
Write 426
Mixed 254
SusWrite 221
83% 374 MB/s
4K Read 12
4K Write 37.4
4K Mixed 10.8
52% 20.1 MB/s
DQ Read 267
DQ Write 106
DQ Mixed 115
104% 163 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 16,818,585 SSDs tested.

Typical THNSN5256GPUK NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB Builds (Compare 4,081 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 87%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 78%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 56%
Gunboat

System: Alienware Aurora R6

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 63% - Good Total price: $709

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