Average Bench: 128% (155th of 1034)

Based on 31,071 user benchmarks.  Models: KXG50ZNV256G NVMe TOSHIBA 256GB, NVMe KXG50ZNV256G NVM, KXG50ZNV256G TOSHIBA

Outstanding average bench

The Toshiba XG5 NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB averaged 27.6% 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 295MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 1,192MB/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 237MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 358MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 31,071 samples)
Min Avg Max
362 Read 1,192 1,821
34.2 Write 358 1,017
60.8 Mixed 408 1,081
27.2 SusWrite 237 492
120% 549 MB/s
Min Avg Max
12.5 4K Read 34.8 48.6
19.5 4K Write 99 145
15.1 4K Mixed 41.5 66.3
158% 58.5 MB/s
Min Avg Max
256 DQ Read 445 732
41.1 DQ Write 337 880
62.5 DQ Mixed 295 626
246% 359 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
129GB free (System drive)
Firmware: AADA4101 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 328 305 311 313 337 284 MB/s
Read 1,538
Write 333
Mixed 442
SusWrite 313
143% 656 MB/s
4K Read 28.3
4K Write 98.4
4K Mixed 37.9
144% 54.9 MB/s
DQ Read 381
DQ Write 332
DQ Mixed 213
199% 309 MB/s
165GB free (System drive)
Firmware: AADA4106 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 217 311 297 284 288 274 MB/s
Read 1,124
Write 280
Mixed 435
SusWrite 278
116% 530 MB/s
4K Read 27.2
4K Write 102
4K Mixed 42.3
149% 57.2 MB/s
DQ Read 372
DQ Write 594
DQ Mixed 356
306% 441 MB/s
88GB free (System drive)
Firmware: AAHA4102 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 289 301 293 238 203 181 MB/s
Read 1,119
Write 342
Mixed 348
SusWrite 251
112% 515 MB/s
4K Read 29.6
4K Write 141
4K Mixed 31
159% 67.3 MB/s
DQ Read 441
DQ Write 327
DQ Mixed 293
244% 354 MB/s
74GB free (System drive)
Firmware: AADA4106 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 35 53 58 75 103 129 MB/s
Read 1,331
Write 92.5
Mixed 138
SusWrite 75.4
87% 409 MB/s
4K Read 29.3
4K Write 64.9
4K Mixed 38.3
128% 44.2 MB/s
DQ Read 430
DQ Write 68.7
DQ Mixed 104
113% 201 MB/s
22GB free (System drive)
Firmware: AAHA4102 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 43 58 67 84 103 107 MB/s
Read 1,410
Write 76.2
Mixed 126
SusWrite 76.9
89% 423 MB/s
4K Read 25.2
4K Write 55.3
4K Mixed 32
108% 37.5 MB/s
DQ Read 299
DQ Write 65.5
DQ Mixed 118
104% 161 MB/s
135GB free (System drive)
Firmware: AAHA4102 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 277 244 215 219 195 195 MB/s
Read 651
Write 217
Mixed 324
SusWrite 224
78% 354 MB/s
4K Read 26.5
4K Write 91.3
4K Mixed 30.9
128% 49.6 MB/s
DQ Read 430
DQ Write 310
DQ Mixed 240
214% 326 MB/s
60GB free (System drive)
Firmware: AADA4106 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 33 18 19 51 49 51 MB/s
Read 1147
Write 74
Mixed 114
SusWrite 36.9
72% 343 MB/s
4K Read 27.5
4K Write 55.6
4K Mixed 32.6
113% 38.6 MB/s
DQ Read 432
DQ Write 54.6
DQ Mixed 95.4
107% 194 MB/s
132GB free (System drive)
Firmware: AADA4104 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 304 283 295 271 280 290 MB/s
Read 389
Write 131
Mixed 158
SusWrite 287
54% 241 MB/s
4K Read 33.5
4K Write 82.8
4K Mixed 43.9
151% 53.4 MB/s
DQ Read 401
DQ Write 63.1
DQ Mixed 226
167% 230 MB/s
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Typical XG5 NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB Builds (Compare 3,476 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 94%
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Desktop
Desktop 93%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 85%
Aircraft carrier

System: Alienware Aurora R7

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 59% - Above average Total price: $876

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


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