Average Bench: 163% (126th of 1058)

Based on 4,976 user benchmarks.  Model: KBG40ZNV256G KIOXIA

Outstanding average bench

The Kbg40znv256g KIOXIA 256GB averaged 62.7% 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 588MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 853MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Kbg40znv256g KIOXIA 256GB is 133%. 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 489MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 107MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 4,976 samples)
Min Avg Max
374 Read 1,017 1,545
290 Write 912 1,460
317 Mixed 900 1,286
265 SusWrite 489 584
186% 830 MB/s
Min Avg Max
25.4 4K Read 45 57.2
46.8 4K Write 107 162
30 4K Mixed 58.8 78.4
200% 70.1 MB/s
Min Avg Max
363 DQ Read 853 1,291
168 DQ Write 511 819
236 DQ Mixed 588 711
463% 651 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
162GB free (System drive)
Firmware: AEXA0101
SusWrite @10s intervals: 707 1020 449 283 411 414 MB/s
Read 1,523
Write 394
Mixed 1,249
SusWrite 547
206% 928 MB/s
4K Read 50.3
4K Write 137
4K Mixed 69
237% 85.3 MB/s
DQ Read 1,194
DQ Write 825
DQ Mixed 673
594% 897 MB/s
114GB free (System drive)
Firmware: HP00AE00
SusWrite @10s intervals: 924 848 376 383 418 435 MB/s
Read 1,170
Write 428
Mixed 1,214
SusWrite 564
188% 844 MB/s
4K Read 53.2
4K Write 131
4K Mixed 70.7
241% 85 MB/s
DQ Read 988
DQ Write 739
DQ Mixed 714
574% 814 MB/s
193GB free (System drive)
Firmware: HP00AE00
SusWrite @10s intervals: 994 850 401 402 402 402 MB/s
Read 1,001
Write 1,140
Mixed 996
SusWrite 575
209% 928 MB/s
4K Read 46.7
4K Write 124
4K Mixed 63.2
217% 77.8 MB/s
DQ Read 1,153
DQ Write 594
DQ Mixed 700
566% 816 MB/s
180GB free (System drive)
Firmware: HP00AE00
SusWrite @10s intervals: 740 783 477 411 408 408 MB/s
Read 1,184
Write 1,034
Mixed 1,001
SusWrite 538
210% 939 MB/s
4K Read 38.6
4K Write 96.1
4K Mixed 44.5
166% 59.7 MB/s
DQ Read 1,096
DQ Write 391
DQ Mixed 708
532% 732 MB/s
164GB free (System drive)
Firmware: HP00AE00
SusWrite @10s intervals: 515 550 591 282 322 299 MB/s
Read 688
Write 772
Mixed 736
SusWrite 427
148% 656 MB/s
4K Read 34.5
4K Write 37.6
4K Mixed 48.3
134% 40.1 MB/s
DQ Read 603
DQ Write 234
DQ Mixed 212
211% 350 MB/s
150GB free (System drive)
Firmware: HP00AE00
SusWrite @10s intervals: 266 288 278 270 283 285 MB/s
Read 328
Write 293
Mixed 276
SusWrite 278
66% 294 MB/s
4K Read 33.5
4K Write 58
4K Mixed 42.9
136% 44.8 MB/s
DQ Read 371
DQ Write 256
DQ Mixed 430
290% 352 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 47,247,471 SSDs tested.

Typical KIOXIA 256GB Builds (Compare 6,587 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 15%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 76%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 14%
Tree trunk

System: HP Pavilion Gaming Laptop 15-ec1xxx

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