Average Bench: 129% (166th of 1058)

Based on 42,321 user benchmarks.  Models: KXG50ZNV256G NVMe TOSHIBA 256GB, NVMe KXG50ZNV256G NVM, KXG50ZNV256G TOSHIBA

Outstanding average bench

The Toshiba XG5 NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB averaged 29.2% 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 311MB/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 126%. 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 255MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 413MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 42,321 samples)
Min Avg Max
310 Read 1,190 1,836
39.3 Write 413 1,027
65.1 Mixed 456 1,080
26.1 SusWrite 255 519
127% 578 MB/s
Min Avg Max
11.7 4K Read 36.1 48.6
22.4 4K Write 95.4 143
13.3 4K Mixed 41.5 66.1
158% 57.7 MB/s
Min Avg Max
238 DQ Read 457 740
34.8 DQ Write 346 905
52.8 DQ Mixed 311 629
257% 371 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
131GB free (System drive)
Firmware: AADA4106 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 321 255 246 243 220 195 MB/s
Read 1,692
Write 351
Mixed 350
SusWrite 247
143% 660 MB/s
4K Read 30.6
4K Write 111
4K Mixed 43.3
161% 61.6 MB/s
DQ Read 400
DQ Write 427
DQ Mixed 208
213% 345 MB/s
178GB free (System drive)
Firmware: AAHA4102 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 553 310 321 313 330 324 MB/s
Read 1230
Write 860
Mixed 905
SusWrite 358
187% 838 MB/s
4K Read 24.1
4K Write 94.1
4K Mixed 19.6
111% 45.9 MB/s
DQ Read 630
DQ Write 610
DQ Mixed 624
467% 621 MB/s
24GB free (System drive)
Firmware: AAHA4102 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 156 203 188 156 129 121 MB/s
Read 1,443
Write 176
Mixed 234
SusWrite 159
108% 503 MB/s
4K Read 29.9
4K Write 104
4K Mixed 44.1
157% 59.4 MB/s
DQ Read 431
DQ Write 146
DQ Mixed 255
197% 277 MB/s
42GB free (System drive)
Firmware: AADA4102 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 257 202 169 170 158 136 MB/s
Read 1,797
Write 213
Mixed 207
SusWrite 182
128% 600 MB/s
4K Read 4.3
4K Write 110
4K Mixed 7.8
75% 40.7 MB/s
DQ Read 150
DQ Write 203
DQ Mixed 234
161% 196 MB/s
92GB free (System drive)
Firmware: AADA4105 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 172 172 190 179 173 177 MB/s
Read 1,037
Write 200
Mixed 334
SusWrite 177
95% 437 MB/s
4K Read 29.5
4K Write 88.4
4K Mixed 38.5
141% 52.1 MB/s
DQ Read 177
DQ Write 309
DQ Mixed 114
123% 200 MB/s
25GB free (System drive)
Firmware: AAHA4102 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 20 23 35 23 48 49 MB/s
Read 1063
Write 44.4
Mixed 76.7
SusWrite 32.9
64% 304 MB/s
4K Read 30.9
4K Write 35.8
4K Mixed 27.3
101% 31.3 MB/s
DQ Read 448
DQ Write 30.7
DQ Mixed 54.3
86% 178 MB/s
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Typical XG5 NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB Builds (Compare 7,264 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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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: 59% - Above average Total price: $902

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


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