Average Bench: 127% (170th of 1058)

Based on 35,399 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 305MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 1,173MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Toshiba XG5 NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB is 127%. 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 247MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 398MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 35,399 samples)
Min Avg Max
348 Read 1,173 1,827
38.5 Write 398 1,023
53.8 Mixed 442 1,100
28 SusWrite 247 498
124% 565 MB/s
Min Avg Max
13.6 4K Read 34.1 49.1
20.3 4K Write 96.1 145
14.2 4K Mixed 41.4 66.5
156% 57.2 MB/s
Min Avg Max
295 DQ Read 458 738
38.4 DQ Write 347 928
67 DQ Mixed 305 627
255% 370 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
206GB free
Firmware: AAHA4102 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1009 562 317 326 319 487 MB/s
Read 1752
Write 1,047
Mixed 1,147
SusWrite 503
247% 1,112 MB/s
4K Read 49.6
4K Write 151
4K Mixed 71.1
246% 90.4 MB/s
DQ Read 685
DQ Write 968
DQ Mixed 639
535% 764 MB/s
144GB free (System drive)
Firmware: AADA4105 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 111 172 214 248 241 230 MB/s
Read 1,431
Write 312
Mixed 365
SusWrite 203
125% 578 MB/s
4K Read 32.1
4K Write 122
4K Mixed 43.3
169% 65.8 MB/s
DQ Read 401
DQ Write 282
DQ Mixed 297
234% 327 MB/s
140GB free (System drive)
Firmware: AADA4101 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 310 260 279 253 273 256 MB/s
Read 1,210
Write 404
Mixed 447
SusWrite 272
128% 583 MB/s
4K Read 28.9
4K Write 86.8
4K Mixed 54.9
160% 56.9 MB/s
DQ Read 454
DQ Write 296
DQ Mixed 228
210% 326 MB/s
46GB free (System drive)
Firmware: AADA4102 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 205 145 195 177 183 170 MB/s
Read 1,534
Write 348
Mixed 383
SusWrite 179
132% 611 MB/s
4K Read 20.3
4K Write 88.3
4K Mixed 35.9
124% 48.2 MB/s
DQ Read 378
DQ Write 352
DQ Mixed 284
235% 338 MB/s
180GB free (System drive)
Firmware: AADA4106 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 149 331 295 308 328 286 MB/s
Read 1,005
Write 586
Mixed 398
SusWrite 283
126% 568 MB/s
4K Read 31.3
4K Write 111
4K Mixed 34.4
150% 59 MB/s
DQ Read 439
DQ Write 224
DQ Mixed 271
217% 311 MB/s
44GB free (System drive)
Firmware: AAHA4102 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 196 240 201 186 156 148 MB/s
Read 674
Write 215
Mixed 378
SusWrite 188
80% 364 MB/s
4K Read 27.3
4K Write 115
4K Mixed 40.7
154% 61 MB/s
DQ Read 429
DQ Write 329
DQ Mixed 289
241% 349 MB/s
114GB free (System drive)
Firmware: AAHA4102 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 265 247 212 192 190 194 MB/s
Read 713
Write 226
Mixed 338
SusWrite 217
82% 373 MB/s
4K Read 24.4
4K Write 71.2
4K Mixed 28.4
111% 41.3 MB/s
DQ Read 439
DQ Write 330
DQ Mixed 292
243% 354 MB/s
45GB free (System drive)
Firmware: AADA4106 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 278 277 195 173 163 151 MB/s
Read 378
Write 266
Mixed 389
SusWrite 206
70% 310 MB/s
4K Read 26.8
4K Write 87.7
4K Mixed 32.8
129% 49.1 MB/s
DQ Read 412
DQ Write 334
DQ Mixed 291
240% 346 MB/s
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Gaming 96%
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Desktop
Desktop 92%
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Workstation
Workstation 87%
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System: Alienware Aurora R7

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 66% - Good Total price: $804

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


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