Average Bench: 64.4% (671st of 1011)

Based on 1,016 user benchmarks.  Model: TOSHIBA THNSNK256GVN8

Above average average bench

The Toshiba THNSNK256GVN8 256GB averaged 35.6% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This isn't a great result which indicates that there are much faster alternatives on the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 138MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 335MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Toshiba THNSNK256GVN8 256GB is 32.9%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Toshiba THNSNK256GVN8 256GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 180MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 181MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,016 samples)
Min Avg Max
297 Read 356 404
95.5 Write 221 261
107 Mixed 180 203
81.3 SusWrite 181 248
52.2% 235 MB/s
Min Avg Max
6.81 4K Read 17.6 24.3
26.2 4K Write 65.7 92.3
8.95 4K Mixed 22.8 33
90.7% 35.4 MB/s
Min Avg Max
180 DQ Read 335 369
94 DQ Write 179 208
61.6 DQ Mixed 138 165
135% 217 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
45GB free (System drive)
Firmware: K8AS4102
SusWrite @10s intervals: 185 185 180 202 201 185 MB/s
Read 385
Write 236
Mixed 182
SusWrite 190
55% 248 MB/s
4K Read 22.7
4K Write 75.5
4K Mixed 32.9
116% 43.7 MB/s
DQ Read 359
DQ Write 188
DQ Mixed 161
150% 236 MB/s
189GB free
Firmware: K8FA4102
SusWrite @10s intervals: 234 229 216 231 233 225 MB/s
Read 290
Write 244
Mixed 168
SusWrite 228
52% 233 MB/s
4K Read 18.3
4K Write 104
4K Mixed 29.1
120% 50.5 MB/s
DQ Read 344
DQ Write 199
DQ Mixed 147
143% 230 MB/s
46GB free
Firmware: K8AS4102
SusWrite @10s intervals: 162 148 173 150 154 146 MB/s
Read 403
Write 218
Mixed 200
SusWrite 156
54% 244 MB/s
4K Read 6.9
4K Write 103
4K Mixed 35.4
110% 48.4 MB/s
DQ Read 358
DQ Write 203
DQ Mixed 155
149% 238 MB/s
151GB free (System drive)
Firmware: K8XA4104
SusWrite @10s intervals: 203 146 187 237 189 191 MB/s
Read 318
Write 242
Mixed 92.8
SusWrite 192
47% 211 MB/s
4K Read 11.3
4K Write 52.7
4K Mixed 18.1
68% 27.4 MB/s
DQ Read 357
DQ Write 191
DQ Mixed 159
149% 236 MB/s
103GB free (System drive)
Firmware: K8AS4102
SusWrite @10s intervals: 132 158 136 131 133 132 MB/s
Read 293
Write 209
Mixed 93
SusWrite 137
41% 183 MB/s
4K Read 6.2
4K Write 68.6
4K Mixed 21.5
73% 32.1 MB/s
DQ Read 352
DQ Write 186
DQ Mixed 154
145% 231 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 17,666,076 SSDs tested.

Typical THNSNK256GVN8 256GB Builds (Compare 2,288 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 15%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 50%
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Workstation
Workstation 30%
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System: Asus X510UNR

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