Average Bench: 127% (138th of 1011)

Based on 16,765 user benchmarks.  Models: KXG50ZNV256G NVMe TOSHIBA 256GB, NVMe KXG50ZNV256G NVM, KXG50ZNV256G TOSHIBA

Outstanding average bench

The Toshiba XG5 NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB averaged 26.9% 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 308MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 1,165MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Toshiba XG5 NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB is 107%. 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 414MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 16,765 samples)
Min Avg Max
360 Read 1,165 1,785
54.5 Write 414 1,023
101 Mixed 440 1,045
71.9 SusWrite 262 504
125% 570 MB/s
Min Avg Max
13.2 4K Read 31 45.8
34.5 4K Write 98.9 144
17.2 4K Mixed 41.5 63
152% 57.1 MB/s
Min Avg Max
220 DQ Read 446 739
68.2 DQ Write 346 855
73.4 DQ Mixed 308 625
254% 367 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
182GB free (System drive)
Firmware: AAHA4102 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 365 333 309 309 308 294 MB/s
Read 1,850
Write 1,058
Mixed 1,150
SusWrite 320
242% 1,094 MB/s
4K Read 47
4K Write 126
4K Mixed 66.1
223% 79.7 MB/s
DQ Read 746
DQ Write 863
DQ Mixed 614
515% 741 MB/s
131GB free (System drive)
Firmware: AADA4104 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 263 294 300 292 277 285 MB/s
Read 1,772
Write 398
Mixed 365
SusWrite 285
152% 705 MB/s
4K Read 29.8
4K Write 112
4K Mixed 42.4
159% 61.3 MB/s
DQ Read 439
DQ Write 323
DQ Mixed 293
243% 352 MB/s
192GB free (System drive)
Firmware: AAHA4102 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 301 454 303 321 312 326 MB/s
Read 1,068
Write 1,063
Mixed 992
SusWrite 336
194% 865 MB/s
4K Read 41.9
4K Write 101
4K Mixed 57.4
191% 66.8 MB/s
DQ Read 736
DQ Write 373
DQ Mixed 294
288% 468 MB/s
196GB free (System drive)
Firmware: AAHA4102 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 473 436 311 302 306 287 MB/s
Read 481
Write 564
Mixed 540
SusWrite 352
109% 484 MB/s
4K Read 35
4K Write 68.3
4K Mixed 38.8
139% 47.4 MB/s
DQ Read 553
DQ Write 570
DQ Mixed 422
356% 515 MB/s
120GB free (System drive)
Firmware: AAXA4103 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 288 240 190 189 167 151 MB/s
Read 949
Write 226
Mixed 375
SusWrite 204
96% 438 MB/s
4K Read 24.2
4K Write 94.4
4K Mixed 27.2
122% 48.6 MB/s
DQ Read 433
DQ Write 316
DQ Mixed 288
238% 346 MB/s
73GB free (System drive)
Firmware: AADA4106 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 9.6 5.1 4.4 4.5 24 17 MB/s
Read 1575
Write 43.7
Mixed 48.8
SusWrite 10.7
88% 420 MB/s
4K Read 29.3
4K Write 21.2
4K Mixed 27.4
91% 26 MB/s
DQ Read 385
DQ Write 16.7
DQ Mixed 29.4
64% 144 MB/s
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Gaming 106%
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Desktop
Desktop 92%
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Workstation
Workstation 78%
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System: Alienware Aurora R7

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 64% - Good Total price: $888

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


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