Average Bench: 150% (126th of 1026)

Based on 11,298 user benchmarks.  Models: NVMe THNSN5256GPU7 TO, THNSN5256GPU7 NVMe TOSHIBA 256GB, THNSN5256GPU7 TOSHIBA, NVMe THNSN5256GPU7 NV

Outstanding average bench

The Toshiba THNSN5256GPU7 NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB averaged 50.4% higher than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Toshiba THNSN5256GPU7 NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB near the top of the comparison list.


Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 514MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 714MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Toshiba THNSN5256GPU7 NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB is 127%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the Toshiba THNSN5256GPU7 NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.


Avg. Sustained Write Speed 572MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 626MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 11,298 samples)
Min Avg Max
440 Read 964 1,426
242 Write 705 1,083
330 Mixed 626 855
164 SusWrite 572 991
160% 717 MB/s
Min Avg Max
15.8 4K Read 37 44.3
35.9 4K Write 92.9 142
19.9 4K Mixed 46.1 62.1
164% 58.7 MB/s
Min Avg Max
352 DQ Read 714 849
150 DQ Write 486 757
231 DQ Mixed 514 652
407% 571 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
180GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 57XA4104 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1055 1126 1061 971 918 989 MB/s
Read 908
Write 758
Mixed 592
SusWrite 1,020
184% 820 MB/s
4K Read 39.3
4K Write 127
4K Mixed 50.4
191% 72.2 MB/s
DQ Read 828
DQ Write 559
DQ Mixed 620
483% 669 MB/s
141GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 57HA4103 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 576 876 780 759 809 728 MB/s
Read 944
Write 659
Mixed 609
SusWrite 754
166% 742 MB/s
4K Read 40.1
4K Write 107
4K Mixed 52
184% 66.5 MB/s
DQ Read 838
DQ Write 647
DQ Mixed 592
484% 692 MB/s
71GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 57XA4104 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 381 341 284 437 474 92 MB/s
Read 1,146
Write 164
Mixed 662
SusWrite 335
127% 577 MB/s
4K Read 38.4
4K Write 89.8
4K Mixed 51.8
172% 60 MB/s
DQ Read 780
DQ Write 617
DQ Mixed 591
472% 663 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 26,653,707 SSDs tested.

Typical THNSN5256GPU7 NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB Builds (Compare 9,752 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 14%
Tree trunk
Desktop 64%
Workstation 36%
Jet ski

System: Microsoft Surface Pro 4


Popular THNSN5256GPU7 NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB systems:

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14 months ago.

Superbly fast, extremely reliable.


2 years ago.

The drive is great and fast but speeds can drop really quickly and is overall very jumpy in terms of speed. But I still encounter this SSD as being fast then most drives you will ever see.

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