Average Bench: 113% (195th of 1058)

Based on 18,703 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 13.2% 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 689MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Toshiba THNSN5256GPUK NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB is 87.5%. 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 182MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 426MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 18,703 samples)
Min Avg Max
326 Read 835 1,139
77.7 Write 426 768
182 Mixed 431 764
81.4 SusWrite 182 258
104% 469 MB/s
Min Avg Max
7.32 4K Read 36.8 44.3
26.1 4K Write 92.3 143
9.42 4K Mixed 39.4 60.7
155% 56.2 MB/s
Min Avg Max
289 DQ Read 689 839
96.1 DQ Write 299 623
44.2 DQ Mixed 333 700
289% 440 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
135GB free
Firmware: 5KDA4103 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 259 237 232 173 124 123 MB/s
Read 1,133
Write 316
Mixed 364
SusWrite 191
109% 501 MB/s
4K Read 35.8
4K Write 89.1
4K Mixed 58.4
176% 61.1 MB/s
DQ Read 824
DQ Write 319
DQ Mixed 308
297% 484 MB/s
43GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 5KHA4102 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 171 152 73 48 50 68 MB/s
Read 780
Write 674
Mixed 656
SusWrite 93.6
123% 551 MB/s
4K Read 40.2
4K Write 98.6
4K Mixed 55.5
184% 64.8 MB/s
DQ Read 842
DQ Write 310
DQ Mixed 314
301% 489 MB/s
125GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 5KDA4103 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 248 244 224 208 212 206 MB/s
Read 588
Write 448
Mixed 422
SusWrite 224
94% 420 MB/s
4K Read 22.8
4K Write 122
4K Mixed 60.2
176% 68.3 MB/s
DQ Read 843
DQ Write 280
DQ Mixed 111
200% 411 MB/s
192GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 5KHA4102 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 264 252 250 249 295 253 MB/s
Read 505
Write 556
Mixed 540
SusWrite 261
105% 465 MB/s
4K Read 26.8
4K Write 116
4K Mixed 57.5
176% 66.9 MB/s
DQ Read 618
DQ Write 415
DQ Mixed 471
364% 501 MB/s
175GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 5KHA4102 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 274 215 262 234 226 253 MB/s
Read 804
Write 274
Mixed 323
SusWrite 244
90% 411 MB/s
4K Read 21.7
4K Write 52.7
4K Mixed 40.6
113% 38.3 MB/s
DQ Read 790
DQ Write 94.7
DQ Mixed 170
194% 352 MB/s
69GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 5KDA4103 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 219 130 165 145 113 108 MB/s
Read 763
Write 286
Mixed 328
SusWrite 147
84% 381 MB/s
4K Read 1.6
4K Write 71.7
4K Mixed 53.2
109% 42.2 MB/s
DQ Read 811
DQ Write 327
DQ Mixed 324
305% 487 MB/s
188GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 5KDA4101 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 250 225 235 230 235 258 MB/s
Read 630
Write 348
Mixed 370
SusWrite 239
88% 397 MB/s
4K Read 20.6
4K Write 69.5
4K Mixed 32.5
110% 40.9 MB/s
DQ Read 390
DQ Write 109
DQ Mixed 483
295% 327 MB/s
44GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 5KDA4103 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 123 94 123 62 58 65 MB/s
Read 20.4
Write 110
Mixed 299
SusWrite 87.5
30% 129 MB/s
4K Read 20.3
4K Write 48.6
4K Mixed 46.7
116% 38.5 MB/s
DQ Read 822
DQ Write 87.9
DQ Mixed 313
265% 408 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 43,081,707 SSDs tested.

Typical THNSN5256GPUK NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB Builds (Compare 2,734 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 66%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 56%
Gunboat

System: Alienware Aurora R6

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 60% - Good Total price: $727

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