Average Bench: 130% (134th of 1011)

Based on 18,620 user benchmarks.  Models: KXG50ZNV256G NVMe TOSHIBA 256GB, NVMe KXG50ZNV256G NVM, KXG50ZNV256G TOSHIBA

Outstanding average bench

The Toshiba XG5 NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB averaged 30.1% 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 310MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 1,190MB/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 254MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 398MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 18,620 samples)
Min Avg Max
396 Read 1,190 1,834
33.2 Write 398 1025
62.8 Mixed 439 1,078
30.9 SusWrite 254 506
125% 570 MB/s
Min Avg Max
12.6 4K Read 36.1 49.1
24 4K Write 102 146
12.9 4K Mixed 41.9 65.4
162% 60 MB/s
Min Avg Max
232 DQ Read 445 737
57.5 DQ Write 358 898
64.5 DQ Mixed 310 625
257% 371 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
236GB free
Firmware: AADA4102 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 871 1025 330 327 326 327 MB/s
Read 1,743
Write 482
Mixed 987
SusWrite 534
206% 937 MB/s
4K Read 46.5
4K Write 108
4K Mixed 61.5
206% 72 MB/s
DQ Read 48.9
DQ Write 786
DQ Mixed 623
421% 486 MB/s
65GB free (System drive)
Firmware: AADA4105 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 294 292 307 330 303 321 MB/s
Read 1,921
Write 476
Mixed 411
SusWrite 308
169% 779 MB/s
4K Read 32.4
4K Write 138
4K Mixed 50.7
187% 73.8 MB/s
DQ Read 399
DQ Write 334
DQ Mixed 283
234% 338 MB/s
126GB free (System drive)
Firmware: AAHA4102 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 262 248 237 223 204 212 MB/s
Read 835
Write 265
Mixed 406
SusWrite 231
96% 434 MB/s
4K Read 34
4K Write 141
4K Mixed 67.9
213% 81 MB/s
DQ Read 724
DQ Write 299
DQ Mixed 236
248% 420 MB/s
122GB free (System drive)
Firmware: AAGA4102 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 140 178 214 239 228 235 MB/s
Read 1,412
Write 288
Mixed 321
SusWrite 206
120% 557 MB/s
4K Read 31.2
4K Write 115
4K Mixed 46.8
168% 64.4 MB/s
DQ Read 400
DQ Write 200
DQ Mixed 304
224% 301 MB/s
156GB free (System drive)
Firmware: AAHA4102 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 84 314 332 304 335 332 MB/s
Read 1,043
Write 299
Mixed 322
SusWrite 284
106% 487 MB/s
4K Read 32.9
4K Write 125
4K Mixed 42.4
170% 66.6 MB/s
DQ Read 400
DQ Write 195
DQ Mixed 286
215% 293 MB/s
41GB free (System drive)
Firmware: AAHA4102 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 321 260 207 205 169 158 MB/s
Read 649
Write 260
Mixed 418
SusWrite 220
86% 387 MB/s
4K Read 27.3
4K Write 109
4K Mixed 42.2
153% 59.4 MB/s
DQ Read 443
DQ Write 295
DQ Mixed 231
210% 323 MB/s
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Typical XG5 NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB Builds (Compare 8,113 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 97%
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Desktop
Desktop 91%
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Workstation
Workstation 75%
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System: Alienware Aurora R7

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 68% - Good Total price: $802

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


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