Average Bench: 150% (129th of 1037)

Based on 10,997 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 50.2% 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.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 509MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 706MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Toshiba THNSN5256GPU7 NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB is 124%. 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 576MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 611MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 10,997 samples)
Min Avg Max
431 Read 958 1,443
222 Write 681 1,064
312 Mixed 611 848
185 SusWrite 576 984
158% 707 MB/s
Min Avg Max
17.5 4K Read 39.3 44.5
29.6 4K Write 92.6 141
17.7 4K Mixed 44.9 62.6
166% 58.9 MB/s
Min Avg Max
330 DQ Read 706 847
128 DQ Write 480 752
246 DQ Mixed 509 649
402% 565 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
66GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 57DA4103 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1004 830 704 788 851 386 MB/s
Read 1,163
Write 1,057
Mixed 774
SusWrite 761
210% 939 MB/s
4K Read 30.9
4K Write 116
4K Mixed 56.1
180% 67.8 MB/s
DQ Read 832
DQ Write 479
DQ Mixed 669
494% 660 MB/s
66GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 57DA4103 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 688 544 586 622 628 646 MB/s
Read 972
Write 967
Mixed 652
SusWrite 619
180% 803 MB/s
4K Read 35.8
4K Write 117
4K Mixed 55.9
188% 69.5 MB/s
DQ Read 734
DQ Write 588
DQ Mixed 648
488% 657 MB/s
135GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 57XA4104 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 918 845 747 725 711 700 MB/s
Read 768
Write 837
Mixed 680
SusWrite 774
173% 765 MB/s
4K Read 28.3
4K Write 84.9
4K Mixed 41.4
141% 51.5 MB/s
DQ Read 806
DQ Write 661
DQ Mixed 597
484% 688 MB/s
50GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 57MS4109 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 424 432 362 196 228 202 MB/s
Read 739
Write 555
Mixed 490
SusWrite 307
117% 523 MB/s
4K Read 24.8
4K Write 60.2
4K Mixed 35.8
115% 40.3 MB/s
DQ Read 431
DQ Write 155
DQ Mixed 349
243% 311 MB/s
51GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 57MS4109 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 227 248 204 194 208 205 MB/s
Read 520
Write 294
Mixed 430
SusWrite 214
81% 364 MB/s
4K Read 30.3
4K Write 57
4K Mixed 30.7
115% 39.3 MB/s
DQ Read 397
DQ Write 185
DQ Mixed 338
238% 307 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 31,644,226 SSDs tested.

Typical THNSN5256GPU7 NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB Builds (Compare 2,208 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 9%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 58%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 9%
Tree trunk

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17 months ago.

Superbly fast, extremely reliable.


Good

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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