Average Bench: 65.1% (673rd of 1016)

Based on 1,195 user benchmarks.  Model: TOSHIBA THNSNK256GVN8

Above average average bench

The Toshiba THNSNK256GVN8 256GB averaged 34.8% 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.


Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 140MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 338MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Toshiba THNSNK256GVN8 256GB is 33.5%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Toshiba THNSNK256GVN8 256GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.


Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 179MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 181MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 1,195 samples)
Min Avg Max
297 Read 358 404
89.4 Write 219 260
106 Mixed 179 202
79.2 SusWrite 181 251
52.2% 234 MB/s
Min Avg Max
6.97 4K Read 17.9 25.1
29.2 4K Write 68.1 99
9.17 4K Mixed 23.2 34.3
92.9% 36.4 MB/s
Min Avg Max
206 DQ Read 338 370
91.2 DQ Write 178 209
63.2 DQ Mixed 140 166
136% 219 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
162GB free (System drive)
Firmware: K8AS4102
SusWrite @10s intervals: 217 219 224 239 241 245 MB/s
Read 393
Write 247
Mixed 201
SusWrite 231
60% 268 MB/s
4K Read 24.8
4K Write 93.7
4K Mixed 31.4
127% 50 MB/s
DQ Read 352
DQ Write 197
DQ Mixed 160
150% 236 MB/s
93GB free (System drive)
Firmware: K8XA4103
SusWrite @10s intervals: 181 190 193 227 198 192 MB/s
Read 379
Write 260
Mixed 190
SusWrite 197
57% 256 MB/s
4K Read 17.3
4K Write 62.3
4K Mixed 23.3
89% 34.3 MB/s
DQ Read 364
DQ Write 177
DQ Mixed 162
149% 234 MB/s
170GB free (System drive)
Firmware: K8AS4102
SusWrite @10s intervals: 124 161 135 160 132 153 MB/s
Read 338
Write 224
Mixed 174
SusWrite 144
49% 220 MB/s
4K Read 12.8
4K Write 62.5
4K Mixed 17.5
75% 30.9 MB/s
DQ Read 352
DQ Write 202
DQ Mixed 148
145% 234 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 21,454,550 SSDs tested.

Typical THNSNK256GVN8 256GB Builds (Compare 2,637 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 15%
Tree trunk
Desktop 50%
Workstation 30%

System: Asus X510UNR


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