Average Bench: 147% (147th of 1057)

Based on 13,216 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 47.2% 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 494MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 692MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Toshiba THNSN5256GPU7 NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB is 123%. 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 559MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 618MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 13,216 samples)
Min Avg Max
408 Read 938 1,453
216 Write 672 1,055
329 Mixed 618 860
167 SusWrite 559 993
156% 697 MB/s
Min Avg Max
15 4K Read 36.6 43.9
34.2 4K Write 92.6 141
18.8 4K Mixed 45.3 61.3
163% 58.2 MB/s
Min Avg Max
281 DQ Read 692 848
118 DQ Write 471 745
194 DQ Mixed 494 651
392% 552 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
123GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 57XA4104 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 771 1101 1155 1166 991 1170 MB/s
Read 878
Write 867
Mixed 599
SusWrite 1,059
192% 851 MB/s
4K Read 35.2
4K Write 119
4K Mixed 58.8
192% 71.1 MB/s
DQ Read 835
DQ Write 709
DQ Mixed 636
514% 727 MB/s
165GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 57XA4104 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 649 703 636 735 746 777 MB/s
Read 1,006
Write 839
Mixed 748
SusWrite 708
185% 825 MB/s
4K Read 36.6
4K Write 135
4K Mixed 51.9
193% 74.4 MB/s
DQ Read 838
DQ Write 661
DQ Mixed 616
497% 705 MB/s
99GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 57MB4102 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 546 429 422 419 445 350 MB/s
Read 1,122
Write 550
Mixed 734
SusWrite 435
158% 710 MB/s
4K Read 29.3
4K Write 111
4K Mixed 57.8
177% 66.2 MB/s
DQ Read 847
DQ Write 506
DQ Mixed 443
393% 599 MB/s
79GB free
Firmware: 57DA Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 821 783 718 723 798 825 MB/s
Read 954
Write 908
Mixed 757
SusWrite 778
191% 849 MB/s
4K Read 31.1
4K Write 65.7
4K Mixed 39.2
132% 45.3 MB/s
DQ Read 521
DQ Write 383
DQ Mixed 464
344% 456 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 44,076,451 SSDs tested.

Typical THNSN5256GPU7 NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB Builds (Compare 4,158 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 9%
Tree trunk
Desktop 58%
Workstation 9%
Tree trunk

System: Microsoft Surface Pro 4


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2 years ago.

Superbly fast, extremely reliable.


3 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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