Average Bench: 149% (144th of 1058)

Based on 18,942 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 49.3% 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 505MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 717MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Toshiba THNSN5256GPU7 NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB is 129%. 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 583MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 615MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 18,942 samples)
Min Avg Max
384 Read 937 1,448
242 Write 684 1,054
311 Mixed 615 854
172 SusWrite 583 1,001
158% 705 MB/s
Min Avg Max
13.5 4K Read 38 44.3
30.9 4K Write 93.1 145
18.6 4K Mixed 45.3 62.8
165% 58.8 MB/s
Min Avg Max
376 DQ Read 717 848
154 DQ Write 456 746
212 DQ Mixed 505 652
398% 559 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
72GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 4104 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 469 447 473 453 418 408 MB/s
Read 1,260
Write 998
Mixed 859
SusWrite 445
199% 891 MB/s
4K Read 43.3
4K Write 127
4K Mixed 56.6
206% 75.7 MB/s
DQ Read 689
DQ Write 319
DQ Mixed 430
339% 479 MB/s
79GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 57XA4104 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 431 334 358 349 358 320 MB/s
Read 1,124
Write 624
Mixed 793
SusWrite 358
161% 725 MB/s
4K Read 17.4
4K Write 153
4K Mixed 65.8
192% 78.8 MB/s
DQ Read 840
DQ Write 551
DQ Mixed 679
511% 690 MB/s
203GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 57MS4109 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 512 520 592 463 413 471 MB/s
Read 339
Write 637
Mixed 343
SusWrite 495
103% 454 MB/s
4K Read 36.9
4K Write 22.9
4K Mixed 29.5
106% 29.8 MB/s
DQ Read 434
DQ Write 81.1
DQ Mixed 302
210% 272 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 57,592,766 SSDs tested.

Typical THNSN5256GPU7 NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB Builds (Compare 6,114 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 9%
Tree trunk
Desktop 56%
Workstation 8%
Tree trunk

System: Microsoft Surface Pro 4


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3 years ago.

Superbly fast, extremely reliable.


5 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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