Average Bench: 138% (170th of 1072)

Based on 13,541 user benchmarks.  Model: KBG40ZNV256G KIOXIA

Outstanding average bench

The Kbg40znv256g KIOXIA 256GB averaged 38.1% higher than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Kbg40znv256g KIOXIA 256GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 477MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 731MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Kbg40znv256g KIOXIA 256GB is 142%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the Kbg40znv256g KIOXIA 256GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 442MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 77.7MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 13,541 samples)
Min Avg Max
229 Read 943 1,509
147 Write 751 1,463
240 Mixed 806 1,289
217 SusWrite 442 587
165% 736 MB/s
Min Avg Max
10.2 4K Read 38.2 56.1
17.2 4K Write 77.7 152
13.9 4K Mixed 46.2 74.4
158% 54.1 MB/s
Min Avg Max
204 DQ Read 731 1,297
83.7 DQ Write 393 809
120 DQ Mixed 477 697
377% 534 MB/s
User Benchmarks BenchSequentialRandom 4kDeep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
177GB free (System drive)
Firmware: HP00AE00
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1003 750 393 389 373 354 MB/s
Read 1483
Write 1,449
Mixed 1,228
SusWrite 544
264% 1,176 MB/s
4K Read 49.2
4K Write 106
4K Mixed 65.1
214% 73.4 MB/s
DQ Read 851
DQ Write 570
DQ Mixed 651
502% 690 MB/s
88GB free (System drive)
Firmware: HP00AE00
SusWrite @10s intervals: 761 781 277 402 350 427 MB/s
Read 1,361
Write 342
Mixed 1,260
SusWrite 500
192% 866 MB/s
4K Read 48.3
4K Write 124
4K Mixed 69.6
228% 80.5 MB/s
DQ Read 1,018
DQ Write 282
DQ Mixed 671
489% 657 MB/s
99GB free (System drive)
Firmware: HP00AE00
SusWrite @10s intervals: 655 721 449 398 401 423 MB/s
Read 1,325
Write 472
Mixed 382
SusWrite 508
148% 672 MB/s
4K Read 45.5
4K Write 99.8
4K Mixed 60.7
200% 68.7 MB/s
DQ Read 795
DQ Write 506
DQ Mixed 137
241% 480 MB/s
31GB free (System drive)
Firmware: HP00AE00
SusWrite @10s intervals: 316 471 600 370 300 171 MB/s
Read 940
Write 427
Mixed 1,038
SusWrite 371
155% 694 MB/s
4K Read 49.1
4K Write 141
4K Mixed 66.9
235% 85.5 MB/s
DQ Read 905
DQ Write 532
DQ Mixed 357
363% 598 MB/s
135GB free (System drive)
Firmware: HP00AE00
SusWrite @10s intervals: 447 521 527 331 362 394 MB/s
Read 1169
Write 907
Mixed 970
SusWrite 430
194% 869 MB/s
4K Read 48.3
4K Write 89.1
4K Mixed 58.8
196% 65.4 MB/s
DQ Read 499
DQ Write 246
DQ Mixed 194
191% 313 MB/s
72GB free (System drive)
Firmware: HP00AE00
SusWrite @10s intervals: 434 379 417 461 394 355 MB/s
Read 814
Write 629
Mixed 695
SusWrite 407
143% 636 MB/s
4K Read 26.7
4K Write 49.6
4K Mixed 33.6
110% 36.6 MB/s
DQ Read 565
DQ Write 97.4
DQ Mixed 391
271% 351 MB/s
179GB free (System drive)
Firmware: HP01AE00
SusWrite @10s intervals: 415 372 468 466 261 293 MB/s
Read 477
Write 321
Mixed 415
SusWrite 379
89% 398 MB/s
4K Read 11.8
4K Write 15
4K Mixed 12
41% 12.9 MB/s
DQ Read 158
DQ Write 148
DQ Mixed 130
104% 145 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 75,134,332 SSDs tested

Typical KIOXIA 256GB Builds (Compare 5,348 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings
Gaming
Gaming 56%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 90%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 51%
Yacht

System: HP Pavilion Gaming Desktop TG01-1xxx

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 85% - Excellent Total price: $302

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