Average Bench: 125% (185th of 1071)

Based on 44,050 user benchmarks.  Models: KXG50ZNV256G NVMe TOSHIBA 256GB, NVMe KXG50ZNV256G NVM, KXG50ZNV256G TOSHIBA

Outstanding average bench

The Toshiba XG5 NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB averaged 24.7% 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 313MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 1,131MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Toshiba XG5 NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB is 120%. 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 260MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 401MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 44,050 samples)
Min Avg Max
362 Read 1,131 1,787
47.5 Write 401 1,013
71.5 Mixed 446 1,064
18.8 SusWrite 260 529
123% 559 MB/s
Min Avg Max
13.1 4K Read 32 47.3
20.4 4K Write 95.9 142
15.1 4K Mixed 40.6 65
151% 56.2 MB/s
Min Avg Max
239 DQ Read 447 733
37.9 DQ Write 336 882
52.2 DQ Mixed 313 626
255% 365 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
158GB free (System drive)
Firmware: AADA4107 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 547 304 305 327 303 322 MB/s
Read 1,729
Write 592
Mixed 1,096
SusWrite 351
208% 942 MB/s
4K Read 42
4K Write 91.2
4K Mixed 56.1
184% 63.1 MB/s
DQ Read 693
DQ Write 668
DQ Mixed 541
444% 634 MB/s
104GB free (System drive)
Firmware: AADA4107 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 301 295 305 303 299 262 MB/s
Read 1,433
Write 386
Mixed 388
SusWrite 294
136% 625 MB/s
4K Read 29.6
4K Write 92
4K Mixed 41.9
147% 54.5 MB/s
DQ Read 441
DQ Write 333
DQ Mixed 298
247% 357 MB/s
104GB free (System drive)
Firmware: AADA4107 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 148 288 285 329 308 265 MB/s
Read 1,512
Write 277
Mixed 348
SusWrite 270
130% 602 MB/s
4K Read 27.8
4K Write 91.2
4K Mixed 40.8
143% 53.3 MB/s
DQ Read 400
DQ Write 249
DQ Mixed 295
228% 314 MB/s
203GB free
Firmware: AAHA4102 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 287 358 317 332 362 362 MB/s
Read 1227
Write 328
Mixed 418
SusWrite 336
126% 577 MB/s
4K Read 28.2
4K Write 96.9
4K Mixed 41
147% 55.4 MB/s
DQ Read 396
DQ Write 333
DQ Mixed 291
238% 340 MB/s
104GB free (System drive)
Firmware: AADA4107 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 287 280 267 235 222 203 MB/s
Read 557
Write 253
Mixed 433
SusWrite 249
83% 373 MB/s
4K Read 29.5
4K Write 90.1
4K Mixed 41.7
146% 53.8 MB/s
DQ Read 431
DQ Write 380
DQ Mixed 286
247% 365 MB/s
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Typical XG5 NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB Builds (Compare 3,264 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 91%
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Desktop
Desktop 90%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 83%
Aircraft carrier

System: Alienware Aurora R7

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 74% - Very good Total price: $711

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


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