Average Bench: 127% (138th of 1011)

Based on 18,018 user benchmarks.  Models: KXG50ZNV256G NVMe TOSHIBA 256GB, NVMe KXG50ZNV256G NVM, KXG50ZNV256G TOSHIBA

Outstanding average bench

The Toshiba XG5 NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB averaged 27.4% 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 1,144MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Toshiba XG5 NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB is 106%. 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 262MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 404MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 18,018 samples)
Min Avg Max
418 Read 1,144 1,777
61.2 Write 404 1,016
102 Mixed 437 1,029
106 SusWrite 262 485
123% 562 MB/s
Min Avg Max
15.4 4K Read 32.2 46.1
38.8 4K Write 102 147
19.2 4K Mixed 42.2 62.9
157% 58.8 MB/s
Min Avg Max
220 DQ Read 445 737
66.2 DQ Write 348 887
67.6 DQ Mixed 305 624
253% 366 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
196GB free (System drive)
Firmware: AAHA4102 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 755 308 422 376 335 509 MB/s
Read 1,712
Write 1,040
Mixed 1,090
SusWrite 451
238% 1,073 MB/s
4K Read 45.1
4K Write 108
4K Mixed 61.1
204% 71.3 MB/s
DQ Read 714
DQ Write 580
DQ Mixed 636
479% 643 MB/s
93GB free (System drive)
Firmware: AAHA4102 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 392 310 301 287 289 302 MB/s
Read 1813
Write 534
Mixed 946
SusWrite 313
198% 902 MB/s
4K Read 47.7
4K Write 120
4K Mixed 33.7
179% 67.2 MB/s
DQ Read 514
DQ Write 344
DQ Mixed 623
412% 494 MB/s
162GB free (System drive)
Firmware: AADA4102 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 276 295 294 291 288 270 MB/s
Read 1,607
Write 466
Mixed 394
SusWrite 286
150% 688 MB/s
4K Read 32.4
4K Write 114
4K Mixed 40.9
162% 62.3 MB/s
DQ Read 396
DQ Write 326
DQ Mixed 290
236% 337 MB/s
40GB free (System drive)
Firmware: AADA4102 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 315 280 278 283 253 254 MB/s
Read 1,234
Write 303
Mixed 267
SusWrite 277
113% 520 MB/s
4K Read 17.4
4K Write 78.5
4K Mixed 34.4
112% 43.4 MB/s
DQ Read 427
DQ Write 540
DQ Mixed 294
275% 420 MB/s
52GB free (System drive)
Firmware: AADA4104 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 314 309 272 274 268 249 MB/s
Read 816
Write 462
Mixed 425
SusWrite 281
110% 496 MB/s
4K Read 19.9
4K Write 75.2
4K Mixed 33
112% 42.7 MB/s
DQ Read 401
DQ Write 314
DQ Mixed 423
298% 379 MB/s
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Typical XG5 NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB Builds (Compare 7,594 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 95%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 90%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 75%
Battleship

System: Alienware Aurora R7

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 58% - Above average Total price: $898

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


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