Average Bench: 127% (171st of 1058)

Based on 43,802 user benchmarks.  Models: KXG50ZNV256G NVMe TOSHIBA 256GB, NVMe KXG50ZNV256G NVM, KXG50ZNV256G TOSHIBA

Outstanding average bench

The Toshiba XG5 NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB averaged 26.7% 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 301MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 1,186MB/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 252MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 379MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 43,802 samples)
Min Avg Max
363 Read 1,186 1,809
42.8 Write 379 1,009
83 Mixed 416 1,066
43.5 SusWrite 252 555
122% 558 MB/s
Min Avg Max
12.6 4K Read 34 48
27.8 4K Write 97.1 144
15 4K Mixed 40.3 64.2
155% 57.1 MB/s
Min Avg Max
285 DQ Read 436 716
56 DQ Write 325 876
78 DQ Mixed 301 629
247% 354 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
226GB free
Firmware: AADA4107 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 12 9.6 10 9.1 11 11 MB/s
Read 3,428
Write 30.5
Mixed 66.5
SusWrite 10.4
184% 884 MB/s
4K Read 330
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 4.3
506% 112 MB/s
95GB free (System drive)
Firmware: AADA4106 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 163 185 200 198 196 186 MB/s
Read 1060
Write 192
Mixed 305
SusWrite 188
95% 436 MB/s
4K Read 33
4K Write 117
4K Mixed 47.1
172% 65.7 MB/s
DQ Read 403
DQ Write 181
DQ Mixed 298
220% 294 MB/s
108GB free (System drive)
Firmware: AAHA4102 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 8.8 4.6 4.4 4.4 4.5 4.5 MB/s
Read 1,507
Write 31.7
Mixed 54.2
SusWrite 5.2
83% 400 MB/s
4K Read 38.4
4K Write 23.2
4K Mixed 30.7
110% 30.8 MB/s
DQ Read 485
DQ Write 17.2
DQ Mixed 29.2
77% 177 MB/s
143GB free (System drive)
Firmware: AAHA4102 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 228 216 218 216 209 209 MB/s
Read 730
Write 334
Mixed 334
SusWrite 216
89% 403 MB/s
4K Read 28.8
4K Write 92.3
4K Mixed 39.7
143% 53.6 MB/s
DQ Read 364
DQ Write 318
DQ Mixed 300
236% 327 MB/s
82GB free (System drive)
Firmware: AADA4106 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 176 152 159 110 111 114 MB/s
Read 815
Write 233
Mixed 331
SusWrite 137
83% 379 MB/s
4K Read 27.7
4K Write 79.3
4K Mixed 35
129% 47.3 MB/s
DQ Read 390
DQ Write 272
DQ Mixed 297
231% 320 MB/s
165GB free (System drive)
Firmware: AAHA4102 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 324 222 199 192 188 177 MB/s
Read 548
Write 331
Mixed 389
SusWrite 217
83% 371 MB/s
4K Read 16.4
4K Write 54
4K Mixed 25.7
86% 32 MB/s
DQ Read 433
DQ Write 382
DQ Mixed 217
215% 344 MB/s
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Typical XG5 NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB Builds (Compare 8,195 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 95%
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Desktop
Desktop 91%
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Workstation
Workstation 87%
Aircraft carrier

System: Alienware Aurora R7

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 59% - Above average Total price: $884

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


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