Average Bench: 160% (129th of 1058)

Based on 7,926 user benchmarks.  Model: KBG40ZNV256G KIOXIA

Outstanding average bench

The Kbg40znv256g KIOXIA 256GB averaged 60.4% 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 568MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 863MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Kbg40znv256g KIOXIA 256GB is 134%. 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 480MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 105MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 7,926 samples)
Min Avg Max
321 Read 1,014 1,556
267 Write 879 1,476
309 Mixed 885 1,304
257 SusWrite 480 581
183% 815 MB/s
Min Avg Max
21.1 4K Read 44 58.7
37.8 4K Write 105 166
27.7 4K Mixed 57.9 79.2
196% 68.9 MB/s
Min Avg Max
341 DQ Read 863 1,356
125 DQ Write 477 826
173 DQ Mixed 568 710
450% 636 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
166GB free (System drive)
Firmware: HP00AE00
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1093 771 394 403 400 397 MB/s
Read 1,570
Write 1,459
Mixed 1,287
SusWrite 576
274% 1,223 MB/s
4K Read 58
4K Write 171
4K Mixed 81.2
282% 103 MB/s
DQ Read 1,241
DQ Write 816
DQ Mixed 667
595% 908 MB/s
198GB free (System drive)
Firmware: HP00AE00
SusWrite @10s intervals: 683 730 499 379 382 383 MB/s
Read 1,098
Write 796
Mixed 898
SusWrite 509
185% 825 MB/s
4K Read 44.5
4K Write 116
4K Mixed 67.3
215% 76.1 MB/s
DQ Read 1,011
DQ Write 410
DQ Mixed 687
515% 703 MB/s
204GB free (System drive)
Firmware: HP00AE00
SusWrite @10s intervals: 958 813 398 403 405 402 MB/s
Read 806
Write 896
Mixed 940
SusWrite 563
181% 801 MB/s
4K Read 44.5
4K Write 120
4K Mixed 63.4
212% 76.1 MB/s
DQ Read 945
DQ Write 694
DQ Mixed 709
560% 783 MB/s
150GB free (System drive)
Firmware: HP00AE00
SusWrite @10s intervals: 250 272 219 276 260 195 MB/s
Read 329
Write 290
Mixed 315
SusWrite 245
66% 295 MB/s
4K Read 38.9
4K Write 58
4K Mixed 47.8
151% 48.2 MB/s
DQ Read 426
DQ Write 277
DQ Mixed 482
324% 395 MB/s
183GB free (System drive)
Firmware: HP00AE00
SusWrite @10s intervals: 690 698 492 362 362 337 MB/s
Read 702
Write 840
Mixed 834
SusWrite 490
162% 716 MB/s
4K Read 16.2
4K Write 30.2
4K Mixed 20.8
67% 22.4 MB/s
DQ Read 182
DQ Write 116
DQ Mixed 140
107% 146 MB/s
159GB free (System drive)
Firmware: HP00AE00
SusWrite @10s intervals: 287 255 309 288 384 253 MB/s
Read 721
Write 472
Mixed 570
SusWrite 296
115% 515 MB/s
4K Read 18.1
4K Write 48.5
4K Mixed 17.7
76% 28.1 MB/s
DQ Read 308
DQ Write 117
DQ Mixed 227
164% 217 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 55,019,999 SSDs tested.

Typical KIOXIA 256GB Builds (Compare 9,093 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 15%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 75%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 14%
Tree trunk

System: HP Pavilion Gaming Laptop 15-ec1xxx

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