Average Bench: 131% (139th of 1016)

Based on 18,948 user benchmarks.  Models: KXG50ZNV256G NVMe TOSHIBA 256GB, NVMe KXG50ZNV256G NVM, KXG50ZNV256G TOSHIBA

Outstanding average bench

The Toshiba XG5 NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB averaged 31.1% 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 1,176MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Toshiba XG5 NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB is 112%. 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 261MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 410MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 18,948 samples)
Min Avg Max
364 Read 1,176 1,815
55.7 Write 410 1,023
89.1 Mixed 451 1,101
76.7 SusWrite 261 499
126% 575 MB/s
Min Avg Max
17.7 4K Read 35.4 48.6
34.3 4K Write 104 145
22.1 4K Mixed 43.2 65.1
164% 60.9 MB/s
Min Avg Max
306 DQ Read 451 737
57.9 DQ Write 357 894
67 DQ Mixed 305 623
255% 371 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
179GB free (System drive)
Firmware: AAHA4102 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 364 332 307 300 317 283 MB/s
Read 882
Write 295
Mixed 555
SusWrite 317
113% 512 MB/s
4K Read 42.8
4K Write 100
4K Mixed 55.4
189% 66.2 MB/s
DQ Read 377
DQ Write 56.5
DQ Mixed 98.5
102% 177 MB/s
123GB free (System drive)
Firmware: AADA4106 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 293 289 301 277 276 300 MB/s
Read 777
Write 233
Mixed 438
SusWrite 289
96% 434 MB/s
4K Read 32.5
4K Write 130
4K Mixed 48
179% 70 MB/s
DQ Read 426
DQ Write 324
DQ Mixed 288
239% 346 MB/s
179GB free (System drive)
Firmware: AAHA4102 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 284 285 279 267 198 269 MB/s
Read 913
Write 294
Mixed 309
SusWrite 264
98% 445 MB/s
4K Read 31.8
4K Write 59.5
4K Mixed 38.4
129% 43.2 MB/s
DQ Read 233
DQ Write 63.2
DQ Mixed 101
87% 132 MB/s
99GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 4106 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 208 171 149 131 112 100 MB/s
Read 511
Write 271
Mixed 179
SusWrite 145
61% 277 MB/s
4K Read 18.8
4K Write 89.2
4K Mixed 36.1
122% 48 MB/s
DQ Read 436
DQ Write 325
DQ Mixed 288
241% 350 MB/s
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Typical XG5 NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB Builds (Compare 8,793 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 76%
Battleship

System: Alienware Aurora R7

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 59% - Above average Total price: $955

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


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