Average Bench: 136% (147th of 1040)

Based on 23,789 user benchmarks.  Models: KXG50ZNV512G NVMe TOSHIBA 512GB, KXG50ZNV512G TOSHIBA, NVMe KXG50ZNV512G NVM

Outstanding average bench

The Toshiba XG5 NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB averaged 35.6% higher than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Toshiba XG5 NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 362MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 636MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Toshiba XG5 NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB is 124%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the Toshiba XG5 NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 369MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 492MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 23,789 samples)
Min Avg Max
414 Read 1,113 1,791
55.6 Write 492 1,086
93.9 Mixed 499 1,254
131 SusWrite 369 645
137% 618 MB/s
Min Avg Max
10.6 4K Read 30.3 46.6
30.8 4K Write 95.2 141
17.7 4K Mixed 40.6 66.5
148% 55.4 MB/s
Min Avg Max
271 DQ Read 636 930
55.3 DQ Write 396 848
89.9 DQ Mixed 362 750
311% 465 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
357GB free (System drive)
Firmware: AAHA4102 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 439 192 354 648 569 450 MB/s
Read 1,168
Write 978
Mixed 572
SusWrite 442
176% 790 MB/s
4K Read 44.4
4K Write 112
4K Mixed 61.4
205% 72.5 MB/s
DQ Read 524
DQ Write 277
DQ Mixed 478
334% 426 MB/s
162GB free (System drive)
Firmware: AAHA4102 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 254 293 313 309 391 392 MB/s
Read 1,339
Write 308
Mixed 370
SusWrite 326
128% 586 MB/s
4K Read 26.7
4K Write 86.4
4K Mixed 38.5
136% 50.5 MB/s
DQ Read 770
DQ Write 294
DQ Mixed 370
316% 478 MB/s
281GB free (System drive)
Firmware: AADA4105 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 71 131 361 438 434 457 MB/s
Read 1,291
Write 140
Mixed 211
SusWrite 315
106% 489 MB/s
4K Read 31.4
4K Write 101
4K Mixed 43.5
157% 58.5 MB/s
DQ Read 515
DQ Write 121
DQ Mixed 222
188% 286 MB/s
172GB free (System drive)
Firmware: AADA4105 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 271 390 396 337 311 308 MB/s
Read 1,095
Write 300
Mixed 346
SusWrite 336
114% 519 MB/s
4K Read 28.3
4K Write 84.9
4K Mixed 39.5
138% 50.9 MB/s
DQ Read 710
DQ Write 323
DQ Mixed 358
307% 463 MB/s
101GB free (System drive)
Firmware: AADA4106 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 132 168 167 216 254 261 MB/s
Read 1,328
Write 128
Mixed 211
SusWrite 200
100% 467 MB/s
4K Read 21.5
4K Write 69.6
4K Mixed 29.4
107% 40.2 MB/s
DQ Read 566
DQ Write 140
DQ Mixed 260
215% 322 MB/s
134GB free (System drive)
Firmware: AADA4106 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 348 363 323 240 245 246 MB/s
Read 425
Write 440
Mixed 362
SusWrite 294
86% 380 MB/s
4K Read 33.2
4K Write 126
4K Mixed 44.4
174% 67.7 MB/s
DQ Read 557
DQ Write 523
DQ Mixed 326
303% 469 MB/s
398GB free (System drive)
Firmware: AAHA4102 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 494 495 492 493 499 491 MB/s
Read 733
Write 498
Mixed 426
SusWrite 494
120% 538 MB/s
4K Read 12
4K Write 82.6
4K Mixed 16.8
83% 37.1 MB/s
DQ Read 558
DQ Write 467
DQ Mixed 338
300% 454 MB/s
356GB free (System drive)
Firmware: AAHA4102 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 497 302 324 441 438 437 MB/s
Read 802
Write 452
Mixed 562
SusWrite 407
124% 556 MB/s
4K Read 23.6
4K Write 49.3
4K Mixed 25.9
95% 32.9 MB/s
DQ Read 382
DQ Write 151
DQ Mixed 295
211% 276 MB/s
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Typical XG5 NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB Builds (Compare 3,880 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 12%
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Desktop
Desktop 74%
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Workstation
Workstation 12%
Tree trunk

System: Dell XPS 15 9570

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 33% - Below average Total price: $89

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