Average Bench: 112% (185th of 1040)

Based on 17,621 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 11.6% 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 339MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 687MB/s

Very poor consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Toshiba THNSN5256GPUK NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB is 76.1%. 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 181MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 453MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 17,621 samples)
Min Avg Max
259 Read 804 1,135
105 Write 458 771
224 Mixed 453 773
90 SusWrite 181 252
105% 474 MB/s
Min Avg Max
7.6 4K Read 31.9 42.8
37.9 4K Write 96.1 140
13.1 4K Mixed 40.8 60.1
151% 56.2 MB/s
Min Avg Max
320 DQ Read 687 840
99.1 DQ Write 307 573
83.8 DQ Mixed 339 677
293% 444 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
66GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 5KDA4103 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 210 251 139 112 86 88 MB/s
Read 1,068
Write 619
Mixed 692
SusWrite 148
140% 632 MB/s
4K Read 40.6
4K Write 115
4K Mixed 56
194% 70.5 MB/s
DQ Read 837
DQ Write 457
DQ Mixed 408
367% 567 MB/s
102GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 5KDA4103 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 173 164 151 150 146 146 MB/s
Read 908
Write 723
Mixed 410
SusWrite 155
122% 549 MB/s
4K Read 20.7
4K Write 103
4K Mixed 54.9
156% 59.6 MB/s
DQ Read 829
DQ Write 106
DQ Mixed 205
217% 380 MB/s
102GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 4102 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 180 128 126 165 107 124 MB/s
Read 406
Write 210
Mixed 335
SusWrite 138
61% 273 MB/s
4K Read 16.1
4K Write 117
4K Mixed 55.2
157% 62.8 MB/s
DQ Read 778
DQ Write 248
DQ Mixed 431
339% 486 MB/s
90GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 5KDA4103 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 132 162 132 128 132 122 MB/s
Read 816
Write 295
Mixed 268
SusWrite 134
83% 378 MB/s
4K Read 11.4
4K Write 93.7
4K Mixed 29.6
105% 44.9 MB/s
DQ Read 648
DQ Write 296
DQ Mixed 121
183% 355 MB/s
163GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 5KHA4102 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 226 245 211 210 215 217 MB/s
Read 470
Write 396
Mixed 502
SusWrite 221
89% 397 MB/s
4K Read 34.7
4K Write 60.2
4K Mixed 36.6
131% 43.8 MB/s
DQ Read 557
DQ Write 237
DQ Mixed 363
278% 386 MB/s
26GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 5KDA Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 115 174 62 81 65 78 MB/s
Read 721
Write 346
Mixed 73.1
SusWrite 95.7
67% 309 MB/s
4K Read 21.3
4K Write 57.8
4K Mixed 31.9
104% 37 MB/s
DQ Read 438
DQ Write 108
DQ Mixed 164
149% 237 MB/s
185GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 5KDA4101 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 235 223 220 205 224 234 MB/s
Read 487
Write 491
Mixed 296
SusWrite 224
84% 374 MB/s
4K Read 10.2
4K Write 100
4K Mixed 11.5
83% 40.6 MB/s
DQ Read 638
DQ Write 138
DQ Mixed 237
213% 338 MB/s
176GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 5KHA4102 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 171 130 170 190 194 205 MB/s
Read 332
Write 308
Mixed 495
SusWrite 177
74% 328 MB/s
4K Read 19.2
4K Write 17.4
4K Mixed 22.4
67% 19.7 MB/s
DQ Read 616
DQ Write 198
DQ Mixed 327
262% 380 MB/s
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Typical THNSN5256GPUK NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB Builds (Compare 2,270 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 68%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 57%
Gunboat

System: Alienware Aurora R6

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 67% - Good Total price: $657

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