Average Bench: 127% (159th of 1040)

Based on 31,265 user benchmarks.  Models: KXG50ZNV256G NVMe TOSHIBA 256GB, NVMe KXG50ZNV256G NVM, KXG50ZNV256G TOSHIBA

Outstanding average bench

The Toshiba XG5 NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB averaged 26.5% 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 298MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 1,181MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Toshiba XG5 NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB is 117%. 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 241MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 363MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 31,265 samples)
Min Avg Max
320 Read 1,181 1,785
40.9 Write 363 1,022
68.2 Mixed 406 1,046
29.1 SusWrite 241 477
120% 548 MB/s
Min Avg Max
15.5 4K Read 35.2 48.6
23.7 4K Write 97 145
17.4 4K Mixed 40.8 63.5
157% 57.7 MB/s
Min Avg Max
226 DQ Read 433 731
43.5 DQ Write 332 899
69.7 DQ Mixed 298 627
246% 354 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
62GB free (System drive)
Firmware: AADA4106 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 140 165 170 169 171 171 MB/s
Read 1,555
Write 213
Mixed 279
SusWrite 164
119% 553 MB/s
4K Read 34
4K Write 146
4K Mixed 42.8
184% 74.3 MB/s
DQ Read 426
DQ Write 194
DQ Mixed 300
225% 307 MB/s
135GB free (System drive)
Firmware: AADA4101 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 371 335 327 299 269 260 MB/s
Read 816
Write 293
Mixed 452
SusWrite 310
103% 468 MB/s
4K Read 35.3
4K Write 156
4K Mixed 52.7
203% 81.2 MB/s
DQ Read 433
DQ Write 426
DQ Mixed 630
418% 496 MB/s
168GB free (System drive)
Firmware: AADA4105 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 284 282 303 326 270 283 MB/s
Read 912
Write 584
Mixed 525
SusWrite 291
128% 578 MB/s
4K Read 29.5
4K Write 100
4K Mixed 37.1
145% 55.5 MB/s
DQ Read 408
DQ Write 303
DQ Mixed 293
236% 335 MB/s
61GB free (System drive)
Firmware: AAHA4102 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 109 135 158 149 160 161 MB/s
Read 1319
Write 148
Mixed 213
SusWrite 146
98% 456 MB/s
4K Read 26.2
4K Write 91.1
4K Mixed 34.5
132% 50.6 MB/s
DQ Read 398
DQ Write 123
DQ Mixed 220
173% 247 MB/s
48GB free (System drive)
Firmware: AAHA4102 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 301 259 198 175 183 164 MB/s
Read 786
Write 316
Mixed 379
SusWrite 213
93% 424 MB/s
4K Read 21.7
4K Write 90.5
4K Mixed 40.3
132% 50.8 MB/s
DQ Read 395
DQ Write 346
DQ Mixed 288
239% 343 MB/s
179GB free (System drive)
Firmware: AADA4105 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 336 284 266 230 284 279 MB/s
Read 480
Write 483
Mixed 324
SusWrite 280
88% 392 MB/s
4K Read 28.2
4K Write 93.6
4K Mixed 36.1
138% 52.6 MB/s
DQ Read 400
DQ Write 331
DQ Mixed 574
373% 435 MB/s
169GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 4105 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 209 269 238 217 254 206 MB/s
Read 487
Write 292
Mixed 267
SusWrite 232
71% 320 MB/s
4K Read 26.9
4K Write 116
4K Mixed 35.2
147% 59.2 MB/s
DQ Read 397
DQ Write 231
DQ Mixed 290
222% 306 MB/s
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Gaming 97%
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Desktop
Desktop 92%
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Workstation
Workstation 88%
Aircraft carrier

System: Alienware Aurora R7

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 67% - Good Total price: $806

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runs slower than regular SSD. Price is cheap but it's not worth it


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