Average Bench: 153% (109th of 1011)

Based on 8,686 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 53.1% 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.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 510MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 695MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Toshiba THNSN5256GPU7 NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB is 128%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the Toshiba THNSN5256GPU7 NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 608MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 93.4MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 8,686 samples)
Min Avg Max
467 Read 990 1,450
252 Write 739 1,080
362 Mixed 659 866
202 SusWrite 608 1,019
168% 749 MB/s
Min Avg Max
14.9 4K Read 34.7 43.6
37.5 4K Write 93.4 143
22 4K Mixed 46.6 63.4
162% 58.2 MB/s
Min Avg Max
272 DQ Read 695 850
144 DQ Write 498 742
214 DQ Mixed 510 650
404% 568 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
205GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 57XA4103 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 700 921 1052 1075 1027 1057 MB/s
Read 1,326
Write 937
Mixed 682
SusWrite 972
219% 979 MB/s
4K Read 39.1
4K Write 99.1
4K Mixed 53.5
180% 63.9 MB/s
DQ Read 38.9
DQ Write 105
DQ Mixed 55
47% 66.4 MB/s
98GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 57XA Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 417 330 352 342 342 284 MB/s
Read 1,306
Write 550
Mixed 224
SusWrite 345
132% 606 MB/s
4K Read 36.1
4K Write 91.2
4K Mixed 42.6
158% 56.6 MB/s
DQ Read 847
DQ Write 687
DQ Mixed 357
379% 630 MB/s
166GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 57XA4104 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 554 653 763 608 677 164 MB/s
Read 644
Write 391
Mixed 545
SusWrite 570
121% 537 MB/s
4K Read 25.1
4K Write 111
4K Mixed 53.8
166% 63.2 MB/s
DQ Read 842
DQ Write 706
DQ Mixed 601
498% 717 MB/s
28GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 57XA4104 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 287 206 215 199 169 150 MB/s
Read 1,034
Write 369
Mixed 793
SusWrite 204
133% 600 MB/s
4K Read 42.1
4K Write 110
4K Mixed 55.4
193% 69 MB/s
DQ Read 826
DQ Write 339
DQ Mixed 610
444% 592 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 16,873,765 SSDs tested.

Typical THNSN5256GPU7 NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB Builds (Compare 7,242 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 13%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 53%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 25%
Surfboard

System: Microsoft Surface Pro 4

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4 months ago.

Superbly fast, extremely reliable.


Good

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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