Average Bench: 125% (172nd of 1058)

Based on 36,351 user benchmarks.  Models: KXG50ZNV256G NVMe TOSHIBA 256GB, NVMe KXG50ZNV256G NVM, KXG50ZNV256G TOSHIBA

Outstanding average bench

The Toshiba XG5 NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB averaged 24.6% 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 300MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 1,159MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Toshiba XG5 NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB is 120%. 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 245MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 383MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 36,351 samples)
Min Avg Max
400 Read 1,159 1,780
44.3 Write 383 1,015
77.6 Mixed 424 1,028
27.7 SusWrite 245 492
121% 553 MB/s
Min Avg Max
11.8 4K Read 32.9 47.5
22.1 4K Write 95.1 142
14.8 4K Mixed 40 64
151% 56 MB/s
Min Avg Max
242 DQ Read 443 719
38 DQ Write 334 879
58.2 DQ Mixed 300 624
248% 359 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
117GB free (System drive)
Firmware: AADA4106 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 302 333 304 332 300 303 MB/s
Read 1,817
Write 582
Mixed 1,121
SusWrite 312
211% 958 MB/s
4K Read 45.9
4K Write 134
4K Mixed 66.4
225% 82 MB/s
DQ Read 723
DQ Write 392
DQ Mixed 294
289% 470 MB/s
109GB free (System drive)
Firmware: AADA4102 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 277 309 281 309 261 230 MB/s
Read 1,678
Write 364
Mixed 1,088
SusWrite 278
187% 852 MB/s
4K Read 42.4
4K Write 95.9
4K Mixed 52.7
182% 63.7 MB/s
DQ Read 720
DQ Write 347
DQ Mixed 280
275% 449 MB/s
139GB free (System drive)
Firmware: AADA4104 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 255 312 312 342 315 314 MB/s
Read 1,800
Write 336
Mixed 381
SusWrite 308
153% 706 MB/s
4K Read 32.2
4K Write 138
4K Mixed 46.8
182% 72.2 MB/s
DQ Read 442
DQ Write 283
DQ Mixed 285
233% 337 MB/s
63GB free (System drive)
Firmware: AAHA4102 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 139 305 269 235 230 218 MB/s
Read 1,490
Write 328
Mixed 373
SusWrite 233
131% 606 MB/s
4K Read 27.9
4K Write 96.4
4K Mixed 38.4
142% 54.2 MB/s
DQ Read 439
DQ Write 330
DQ Mixed 293
244% 354 MB/s
138GB free (System drive)
Firmware: AAHA4102 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 327 246 234 217 218 202 MB/s
Read 511
Write 360
Mixed 366
SusWrite 240
82% 369 MB/s
4K Read 13.8
4K Write 98
4K Mixed 25.8
106% 45.9 MB/s
DQ Read 635
DQ Write 444
DQ Mixed 194
238% 424 MB/s
53GB free (System drive)
Firmware: AAHA4102 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 292 224 226 212 191 178 MB/s
Read 390
Write 319
Mixed 327
SusWrite 221
70% 314 MB/s
4K Read 30
4K Write 109
4K Mixed 25.6
136% 54.9 MB/s
DQ Read 404
DQ Write 331
DQ Mixed 293
240% 343 MB/s
87GB free (System drive)
Firmware: AAXA4103 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 296 244 207 181 174 166 MB/s
Read 269
Write 283
Mixed 305
SusWrite 211
60% 267 MB/s
4K Read 27.7
4K Write 124
4K Mixed 32.1
149% 61.2 MB/s
DQ Read 364
DQ Write 337
DQ Mixed 285
232% 329 MB/s
102GB free (System drive)
Firmware: AAHA4102 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 279 164 123 112 109 108 MB/s
Read 102
Write 233
Mixed 346
SusWrite 149
48% 208 MB/s
4K Read 12.3
4K Write 87.6
4K Mixed 17.3
87% 39.1 MB/s
DQ Read 470
DQ Write 228
DQ Mixed 216
196% 305 MB/s
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Typical XG5 NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB Builds (Compare 6,042 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 96%
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Desktop
Desktop 92%
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Workstation
Workstation 87%
Aircraft carrier

System: Alienware Aurora R7

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 67% - Good Total price: $796

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


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