Average Bench: 125% (173rd of 1058)

Based on 43,251 user benchmarks.  Models: KXG50ZNV256G NVMe TOSHIBA 256GB, NVMe KXG50ZNV256G NVM, KXG50ZNV256G TOSHIBA

Outstanding average bench

The Toshiba XG5 NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB averaged 25.1% 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 304MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 1,159MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Toshiba XG5 NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB is 124%. 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 248MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 389MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 43,251 samples)
Min Avg Max
404 Read 1,159 1,814
42.3 Write 389 1,019
68.6 Mixed 439 1,087
18.9 SusWrite 248 495
122% 559 MB/s
Min Avg Max
12.3 4K Read 33.6 47.3
20.8 4K Write 94.7 144
16 4K Mixed 40.3 65.3
153% 56.2 MB/s
Min Avg Max
243 DQ Read 447 727
40.6 DQ Write 326 814
48.4 DQ Mixed 304 625
250% 359 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
162GB free (System drive)
Firmware: AADA4106 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 291 311 295 286 278 265 MB/s
Read 1,421
Write 862
Mixed 392
SusWrite 288
163% 741 MB/s
4K Read 21.1
4K Write 111
4K Mixed 44.6
148% 59 MB/s
DQ Read 443
DQ Write 584
DQ Mixed 519
390% 515 MB/s
84GB free (System drive)
Firmware: AAHA4102 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 303 216 291 295 316 325 MB/s
Read 1,402
Write 957
Mixed 352
SusWrite 291
165% 751 MB/s
4K Read 24.4
4K Write 112
4K Mixed 43.1
151% 59.7 MB/s
DQ Read 443
DQ Write 503
DQ Mixed 589
412% 512 MB/s
66GB free (System drive)
Firmware: AAHA4102 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 321 294 227 249 220 206 MB/s
Read 1,471
Write 328
Mixed 146
SusWrite 253
118% 549 MB/s
4K Read 14.3
4K Write 90
4K Mixed 40.8
122% 48.4 MB/s
DQ Read 390
DQ Write 326
DQ Mixed 299
240% 338 MB/s
162GB free (System drive)
Firmware: AADA4106 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 356 328 303 331 295 314 MB/s
Read 850
Write 267
Mixed 378
SusWrite 321
100% 454 MB/s
4K Read 30.9
4K Write 110
4K Mixed 44.2
162% 61.8 MB/s
DQ Read 432
DQ Write 443
DQ Mixed 452
336% 442 MB/s
114GB free (System drive)
Firmware: AAHA4102 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 292 298 270 253 241 244 MB/s
Read 904
Write 341
Mixed 404
SusWrite 266
105% 479 MB/s
4K Read 29.2
4K Write 94
4K Mixed 41
146% 54.7 MB/s
DQ Read 399
DQ Write 358
DQ Mixed 228
212% 328 MB/s
41GB free (System drive)
Firmware: AADA4106 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 7.9 4.7 4 3.9 4 4.1 MB/s
Read 1,753
Write 18.7
Mixed 31.7
SusWrite 4.8
94% 452 MB/s
4K Read 47.2
4K Write 14.9
4K Mixed 23.2
109% 28.4 MB/s
DQ Read 481
DQ Write 12.7
DQ Mixed 22.8
73% 172 MB/s
105GB free (System drive)
Firmware: AAHA4103 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 37 64 106 166 196 246 MB/s
Read 956
Write 79.9
Mixed 116
SusWrite 136
69% 322 MB/s
4K Read 29.5
4K Write 54.9
4K Mixed 39.7
125% 41.4 MB/s
DQ Read 402
DQ Write 46.6
DQ Mixed 80.6
95% 176 MB/s
203GB free (System drive)
Firmware: AADA4105 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 268 315 316 296 306 293 MB/s
Read 408
Write 239
Mixed 313
SusWrite 299
70% 315 MB/s
4K Read 24.2
4K Write 117
4K Mixed 28.1
134% 56.3 MB/s
DQ Read 432
DQ Write 337
DQ Mixed 263
230% 344 MB/s
53GB free (System drive)
Firmware: AAHA4102 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 22 17 8.4 3.3 2.2 1.5 MB/s
Read 819
Write 48.4
Mixed 60.2
SusWrite 9.1
49% 234 MB/s
4K Read 21.7
4K Write 26.4
4K Mixed 14.2
65% 20.8 MB/s
DQ Read 442
DQ Write 24.9
DQ Mixed 46.1
81% 171 MB/s
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