Average Bench: 127% (121st of 996)

Based on 14,100 user benchmarks.  Models: KXG50ZNV256G NVMe TOSHIBA 256GB, NVMe KXG50ZNV256G NVM, KXG50ZNV256G TOSHIBA

Outstanding average bench

The Toshiba XG5 NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB averaged 27.1% 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 303MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 1,191MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Toshiba XG5 NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB is 110%. 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 256MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 408MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 14,100 samples)
Min Avg Max
367 Read 1,191 1,794
48.7 Write 408 1,019
91.2 Mixed 440 1,081
54 SusWrite 256 462
126% 574 MB/s
Min Avg Max
14.4 4K Read 32.9 47.4
29.3 4K Write 97 144
16.9 4K Mixed 40.3 63.2
153% 56.7 MB/s
Min Avg Max
184 DQ Read 433 726
60.1 DQ Write 344 835
46 DQ Mixed 303 623
250% 360 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
188GB free (System drive)
Firmware: AADA4105 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 618 315 320 328 310 334 MB/s
Read 1,780
Write 1,044
Mixed 1,059
SusWrite 371
236% 1,064 MB/s
4K Read 38.9
4K Write 166
4K Mixed 59.4
223% 88 MB/s
DQ Read 719
DQ Write 946
DQ Mixed 620
527% 761 MB/s
56GB free (System drive)
Firmware: AADA4105 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 300 241 226 189 166 153 MB/s
Read 968
Write 318
Mixed 405
SusWrite 212
104% 476 MB/s
4K Read 34.6
4K Write 151
4K Mixed 49.8
196% 78.6 MB/s
DQ Read 363
DQ Write 337
DQ Mixed 291
235% 330 MB/s
81GB free (System drive)
Firmware: AADA4105 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 276 263 213 203 194 187 MB/s
Read 1,414
Write 398
Mixed 349
SusWrite 222
129% 596 MB/s
4K Read 27.1
4K Write 86.4
4K Mixed 37.6
135% 50.4 MB/s
DQ Read 362
DQ Write 329
DQ Mixed 300
237% 330 MB/s
112GB free (System drive)
Firmware: AADA4105 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 261 311 288 277 275 262 MB/s
Read 1,039
Write 300
Mixed 430
SusWrite 279
112% 512 MB/s
4K Read 29.5
4K Write 93.9
4K Mixed 41.6
148% 55 MB/s
DQ Read 360
DQ Write 531
DQ Mixed 287
262% 393 MB/s
147GB free (System drive)
Firmware: AADA4106 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 549 302 284 256 227 191 MB/s
Read 815
Write 648
Mixed 322
SusWrite 302
116% 522 MB/s
4K Read 27.5
4K Write 82
4K Mixed 38
134% 49.2 MB/s
DQ Read 372
DQ Write 533
DQ Mixed 578
402% 494 MB/s
37GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 4102 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 226 236 216 197 179 176 MB/s
Read 1,162
Write 314
Mixed 351
SusWrite 205
111% 508 MB/s
4K Read 22.2
4K Write 68
4K Mixed 29.3
107% 39.8 MB/s
DQ Read 403
DQ Write 310
DQ Mixed 275
228% 329 MB/s
98GB free (System drive)
Firmware: AADA4105 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 37 35 49 44 87 109 MB/s
Read 1,332
Write 4
Mixed 7.8
SusWrite 60.2
73% 351 MB/s
4K Read 58.2
4K Write 0.1
4K Mixed 1.5
90% 19.9 MB/s
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Typical XG5 NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB Builds (Compare 5,651 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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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: 103% - Outstanding Total price: $893

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