Average Bench: 128% (116th of 991)

Based on 12,698 user benchmarks.  Models: KXG50ZNV256G NVMe TOSHIBA 256GB, NVMe KXG50ZNV256G NVM, KXG50ZNV256G TOSHIBA

Outstanding average bench

The Toshiba XG5 NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB averaged 28.3% higher than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Toshiba XG5 NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 302MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 1,198MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Toshiba XG5 NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB is 109%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the Toshiba XG5 NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 262MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 415MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 12,698 samples)
Min Avg Max
476 Read 1,198 1,793
61.4 Write 415 1,021
110 Mixed 440 1,028
51.9 SusWrite 262 495
127% 579 MB/s
Min Avg Max
13 4K Read 32.2 45
23.6 4K Write 96.4 137
17 4K Mixed 41.3 61.9
153% 56.7 MB/s
Min Avg Max
161 DQ Read 439 733
58.7 DQ Write 354 913
57 DQ Mixed 302 627
252% 365 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
192GB free (System drive)
Firmware: AAHA4102 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 155 302 320 317 313 304 MB/s
Read 1,542
Write 414
Mixed 844
SusWrite 285
169% 771 MB/s
4K Read 44.5
4K Write 118
4K Mixed 61.8
209% 74.8 MB/s
DQ Read 737
DQ Write 929
DQ Mixed 333
390% 666 MB/s
29GB free
Firmware: AAHA4102 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 609 304 260 308 243 225 MB/s
Read 1,535
Write 341
Mixed 1,060
SusWrite 325
180% 815 MB/s
4K Read 40.5
4K Write 97.8
4K Mixed 57.1
186% 65.1 MB/s
DQ Read 715
DQ Write 674
DQ Mixed 630
491% 673 MB/s
191GB free (System drive)
Firmware: AAHA4102 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 381 579 463 321 400 326 MB/s
Read 1,131
Write 848
Mixed 770
SusWrite 412
176% 790 MB/s
4K Read 44
4K Write 120
4K Mixed 63.1
211% 75.6 MB/s
DQ Read 740
DQ Write 438
DQ Mixed 220
263% 466 MB/s
193GB free (System drive)
Firmware: AAHA4102 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 231 326 301 326 331 216 MB/s
Read 1,083
Write 444
Mixed 876
SusWrite 288
149% 673 MB/s
4K Read 40.2
4K Write 104
4K Mixed 61.1
194% 68.5 MB/s
DQ Read 673
DQ Write 910
DQ Mixed 468
444% 684 MB/s
189GB free (System drive)
Firmware: AAHA4102 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 331 327 332 337 334 318 MB/s
Read 1,226
Write 333
Mixed 395
SusWrite 330
125% 571 MB/s
4K Read 33
4K Write 116
4K Mixed 46.7
171% 65.3 MB/s
DQ Read 361
DQ Write 333
DQ Mixed 290
233% 328 MB/s
75GB free (System drive)
Firmware: AADA4105 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 170 195 207 213 204 190 MB/s
Read 1,502
Write 309
Mixed 348
SusWrite 196
127% 589 MB/s
4K Read 30.9
4K Write 90.6
4K Mixed 42.5
149% 54.7 MB/s
DQ Read 248
DQ Write 215
DQ Mixed 296
204% 253 MB/s
36GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 4105 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 302 257 214 186 163 165 MB/s
Read 1,135
Write 185
Mixed 468
SusWrite 215
109% 500 MB/s
4K Read 38.9
4K Write 114
4K Mixed 30.6
158% 61.1 MB/s
DQ Read 423
DQ Write 329
DQ Mixed 296
243% 349 MB/s
65GB free (System drive)
Firmware: AADA4105 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 73 94 136 163 185 180 MB/s
Read 857
Write 110
Mixed 213
SusWrite 139
71% 330 MB/s
4K Read 32
4K Write 101
4K Mixed 44.6
159% 59.2 MB/s
DQ Read 401
DQ Write 106
DQ Mixed 187
155% 231 MB/s
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Typical XG5 NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB Builds (Compare 4,792 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 109%
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Desktop
Desktop 101%
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Workstation
Workstation 91%
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System: Alienware Aurora R7

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 104% - Outstanding Total price: $884

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