Average Bench: 127% (105th of 976)

Based on 10,068 user benchmarks.  Models: KXG50ZNV256G NVMe TOSHIBA 256GB, NVMe KXG50ZNV256G NVM, KXG50ZNV256G TOSHIBA

Outstanding average bench

The Toshiba XG5 NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB averaged 27.1% 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 307MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 1,202MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Toshiba XG5 NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB is 103%. 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 413MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 10,068 samples)
Min Avg Max
482 Read 1,202 1,796
58.9 Write 413 1,019
96 Mixed 443 1,023
65.8 SusWrite 262 470
127% 580 MB/s
Min Avg Max
14.1 4K Read 30 45.7
37.6 4K Write 94.5 132
19.3 4K Mixed 41.4 63.3
148% 55.3 MB/s
Min Avg Max
187 DQ Read 441 721
46.1 DQ Write 339 843
52.2 DQ Mixed 307 628
252% 362 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
187GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 4101 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 350 321 339 338 338 311 MB/s
Read 1,754
Write 967
Mixed 1,128
SusWrite 333
232% 1,046 MB/s
4K Read 45.5
4K Write 122
4K Mixed 64.2
216% 77.3 MB/s
DQ Read 628
DQ Write 956
DQ Mixed 636
525% 740 MB/s
187GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 4101 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 309 323 338 308 324 328 MB/s
Read 1767
Write 532
Mixed 1,120
SusWrite 322
206% 935 MB/s
4K Read 45
4K Write 120
4K Mixed 61.9
211% 75.5 MB/s
DQ Read 732
DQ Write 868
DQ Mixed 224
329% 608 MB/s
100GB free (System drive)
Firmware: AADA4105 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 268 228 208 228 203 210 MB/s
Read 1,677
Write 327
Mixed 400
SusWrite 224
142% 657 MB/s
4K Read 30.3
4K Write 102
4K Mixed 42.8
155% 58.4 MB/s
DQ Read 428
DQ Write 336
DQ Mixed 278
236% 347 MB/s
140GB free (System drive)
Firmware: AADA4105 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 294 288 259 281 277 269 MB/s
Read 1,247
Write 418
Mixed 438
SusWrite 278
130% 595 MB/s
4K Read 32.8
4K Write 121
4K Mixed 47.5
175% 67.2 MB/s
DQ Read 437
DQ Write 327
DQ Mixed 292
242% 352 MB/s
85GB free (System drive)
Firmware: AADA4105 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 82 171 203 225 244 277 MB/s
Read 1,657
Write 110
Mixed 145
SusWrite 200
112% 528 MB/s
4K Read 33.1
4K Write 74.1
4K Mixed 44.3
146% 50.5 MB/s
DQ Read 400
DQ Write 59.7
DQ Mixed 100
107% 187 MB/s
37GB free (System drive)
Firmware: AAHA4102 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 328 247 224 190 165 154 MB/s
Read 108
Write 266
Mixed 388
SusWrite 218
56% 245 MB/s
4K Read 28.4
4K Write 96.9
4K Mixed 41.7
148% 55.7 MB/s
DQ Read 433
DQ Write 332
DQ Mixed 188
194% 318 MB/s
138GB free (System drive)
Firmware: AAHA4102 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 271 275 270 254 248 251 MB/s
Read 212
Write 374
Mixed 327
SusWrite 262
67% 294 MB/s
4K Read 21.5
4K Write 75.7
4K Mixed 31.7
113% 43 MB/s
DQ Read 406
DQ Write 415
DQ Mixed 306
259% 376 MB/s
65GB free (System drive)
Firmware: AADA4101 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 286 246 200 189 166 158 MB/s
Read 319
Write 315
Mixed 409
SusWrite 208
70% 313 MB/s
4K Read 25.7
4K Write 59.5
4K Mixed 31.3
110% 38.8 MB/s
DQ Read 370
DQ Write 283
DQ Mixed 227
197% 293 MB/s
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Typical XG5 NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB Builds (Compare 3,788 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 110%
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Desktop
Desktop 101%
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Workstation
Workstation 92%
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System: Alienware Aurora R7

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 107% - Outstanding Total price: $854

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