Average Bench: 50.9% (820th of 1011)

Based on 480 user benchmarks.  Model: THNSN0256GTYA TOSHIBA

Average average bench

The Thnsn0256gtya TOSHIBA 256GB averaged 49.0% 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. Sequential Read Speed 444MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 18.6MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Thnsn0256gtya TOSHIBA 256GB is 40.5%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Thnsn0256gtya TOSHIBA 256GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.


Avg. Sustained Write Speed 111MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 152MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 480 samples)
Min Avg Max
292 Read 444 581
22.7 Write 152 230
7.8 Mixed 190 310
15.6 SusWrite 111 231
49.2% 224 MB/s
Min Avg Max
8.1 4K Read 18.6 26.9
3.9 4K Write 44 73.9
4.91 4K Mixed 11.1 23.1
65.8% 24.6 MB/s
Min Avg Max
15.3 DQ Read 185 293
27.5 DQ Write 96.7 170
4.48 DQ Mixed 39.5 95.7
56.4% 107 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
173GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 0AMS0102
SusWrite @10s intervals: 141 162 151 148 148 144 MB/s
Read 369
Write 237
Mixed 132
SusWrite 149
49% 222 MB/s
4K Read 11.8
4K Write 64.2
4K Mixed 15
71% 30.3 MB/s
DQ Read 290
DQ Write 112
DQ Mixed 93.8
98% 165 MB/s
61GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 0AMS0102
SusWrite @10s intervals: 25 4.2 25 4.5 4.4 23 MB/s
Read 358
Write 22.5
Mixed 8.5
SusWrite 14.2
21% 101 MB/s
4K Read 43
4K Write 4.5
4K Mixed 7.1
77% 18.2 MB/s
480 MORE »

 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 18,319,793 SSDs tested.

Typical TOSHIBA 256GB Builds (Compare 1,325 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 13%
Tree trunk
Desktop 43%
Speed boat
Workstation 22%

System: Microsoft Surface Laptop


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