Average Bench: 129% (127th of 1003)

Based on 16,473 user benchmarks.  Models: KXG50ZNV256G NVMe TOSHIBA 256GB, NVMe KXG50ZNV256G NVM, KXG50ZNV256G TOSHIBA

Outstanding average bench

The Toshiba XG5 NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB averaged 29.1% 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 312MB/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 111%. 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 266MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 426MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 16,473 samples)
Min Avg Max
390 Read 1,191 1,790
44.1 Write 426 1,020
77.6 Mixed 463 1,086
33.2 SusWrite 266 534
129% 587 MB/s
Min Avg Max
14.5 4K Read 32.2 47.5
31.5 4K Write 97.9 144
16.6 4K Mixed 41.9 66.1
154% 57.4 MB/s
Min Avg Max
262 DQ Read 455 736
42.5 DQ Write 358 896
47.3 DQ Mixed 312 628
259% 375 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
147GB free (System drive)
Firmware: AADA4106 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 301 329 303 309 303 268 MB/s
Read 1,679
Write 758
Mixed 806
SusWrite 302
195% 886 MB/s
4K Read 32
4K Write 93
4K Mixed 42.1
152% 55.7 MB/s
DQ Read 435
DQ Write 326
DQ Mixed 296
244% 352 MB/s
120GB free (System drive)
Firmware: AADA4105 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 225 199 206 192 183 197 MB/s
Read 1,566
Write 318
Mixed 351
SusWrite 200
132% 609 MB/s
4K Read 28.8
4K Write 140
4K Mixed 49.5
181% 72.7 MB/s
DQ Read 429
DQ Write 330
DQ Mixed 295
244% 351 MB/s
44GB free (System drive)
Firmware: AADA4102 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 290 261 211 198 183 170 MB/s
Read 1,617
Write 325
Mixed 396
SusWrite 219
138% 639 MB/s
4K Read 29.5
4K Write 94.1
4K Mixed 41.6
148% 55.1 MB/s
DQ Read 437
DQ Write 326
DQ Mixed 294
243% 352 MB/s
16GB free
Firmware: AAHA4102 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 187 170 157 156 149 149 MB/s
Read 1,384
Write 234
Mixed 175
SusWrite 161
105% 489 MB/s
4K Read 18.9
4K Write 104
4K Mixed 35.8
130% 52.8 MB/s
DQ Read 430
DQ Write 255
DQ Mixed 299
234% 328 MB/s
25GB free
Firmware: AADA4105 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 100 114 130 137 138 140 MB/s
Read 1720
Write 118
Mixed 188
SusWrite 127
114% 538 MB/s
4K Read 32.7
4K Write 94.6
4K Mixed 4
105% 43.8 MB/s
DQ Read 230
DQ Write 146
DQ Mixed 265
177% 214 MB/s
177GB free (System drive)
Firmware: AAHA4102 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 309 300 303 293 301 300 MB/s
Read 841
Write 456
Mixed 424
SusWrite 301
112% 506 MB/s
4K Read 29.1
4K Write 89.4
4K Mixed 40.2
143% 52.9 MB/s
DQ Read 410
DQ Write 331
DQ Mixed 468
324% 403 MB/s
78GB free (System drive)
Firmware: AADA4106 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 254 236 188 154 132 120 MB/s
Read 617
Write 246
Mixed 281
SusWrite 181
73% 331 MB/s
4K Read 29.2
4K Write 95.7
4K Mixed 40
146% 55 MB/s
DQ Read 401
DQ Write 334
DQ Mixed 288
237% 341 MB/s
72GB free (System drive)
Firmware: AADA4105 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 283 230 201 194 167 163 MB/s
Read 252
Write 231
Mixed 347
SusWrite 206
58% 259 MB/s
4K Read 16.5
4K Write 108
4K Mixed 18.1
106% 47.6 MB/s
DQ Read 432
DQ Write 330
DQ Mixed 292
242% 351 MB/s
29GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 4101 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 298 262 211 177 155 136 MB/s
Read 91
Write 308
Mixed 116
SusWrite 206
41% 180 MB/s
4K Read 2.1
4K Write 86.7
4K Mixed 36.3
96% 41.7 MB/s
DQ Read 430
DQ Write 381
DQ Mixed 294
251% 368 MB/s
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Typical XG5 NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB Builds (Compare 6,322 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Desktop 101%
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Workstation 92%
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EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 105% - Outstanding Total price: $853

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