Average Bench: 72.5% (542nd of 1011)

Based on 133 user benchmarks.  Model: TOSHIBA KSG60ZSE256G SATA 256GB

Good average bench

The Toshiba KSG60ZSE256G SATA 256GB averaged 27.4% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This isn't a great result which indicates that there are much faster alternatives on the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 154MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 281MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Toshiba KSG60ZSE256G SATA 256GB is 44.8%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Toshiba KSG60ZSE256G SATA 256GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 243MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 272MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 133 samples)
Min Avg Max
155 Read 374 504
245 Write 307 331
137 Mixed 272 387
132 SusWrite 243 325
67% 299 MB/s
Min Avg Max
4.48 4K Read 21 31.3
19.8 4K Write 65.6 107
7.08 4K Mixed 26.3 42.1
100% 37.6 MB/s
Min Avg Max
20.6 DQ Read 281 355
95.7 DQ Write 226 274
16.9 DQ Mixed 154 231
142% 220 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
153GB free (System drive)
Firmware: ABDA4101
SusWrite @10s intervals: 324 323 325 332 310 330 MB/s
Read 401
Write 332
Mixed 290
SusWrite 324
76% 337 MB/s
4K Read 30.5
4K Write 87.9
4K Mixed 39.7
144% 52.7 MB/s
DQ Read 348
DQ Write 269
DQ Mixed 223
190% 280 MB/s
220GB free (System drive)
Firmware: ABDA4102
SusWrite @10s intervals: 321 320 325 327 321 312 MB/s
Read 391
Write 325
Mixed 277
SusWrite 321
74% 329 MB/s
4K Read 26
4K Write 103
4K Mixed 36.4
141% 55.1 MB/s
DQ Read 350
DQ Write 273
DQ Mixed 231
195% 285 MB/s
164GB free (System drive)
Firmware: ABDA4102
SusWrite @10s intervals: 215 178 234 256 190 178 MB/s
Read 379
Write 323
Mixed 256
SusWrite 209
65% 292 MB/s
4K Read 30.9
4K Write 99.6
4K Mixed 36.4
146% 55.6 MB/s
DQ Read 354
DQ Write 264
DQ Mixed 145
153% 254 MB/s
181GB free (System drive)
Firmware: ABDA4102
SusWrite @10s intervals: 293 283 298 307 300 302 MB/s
Read 339
Write 285
Mixed 219
SusWrite 297
64% 285 MB/s
4K Read 19.5
4K Write 63
4K Mixed 31.3
103% 37.9 MB/s
DQ Read 297
DQ Write 226
DQ Mixed 218
175% 247 MB/s
64GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 4102
SusWrite @10s intervals: 140 167 94 75 105 123 MB/s
Read 374
Write 185
Mixed 126
SusWrite 117
44% 200 MB/s
4K Read 2.8
4K Write 107
4K Mixed 37.2
108% 49 MB/s
DQ Read 350
DQ Write 221
DQ Mixed 66
108% 213 MB/s
162GB free (System drive)
Firmware: ABDA4102
SusWrite @10s intervals: 215 202 177 172 170 197 MB/s
Read 348
Write 240
Mixed 240
SusWrite 189
57% 254 MB/s
4K Read 18.8
4K Write 43.3
4K Mixed 19.6
76% 27.2 MB/s
DQ Read 345
DQ Write 143
DQ Mixed 118
121% 202 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 16,818,249 SSDs tested.

Typical KSG60ZSE256G SATA 256GB Builds (Compare 1,057 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 16%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 53%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 30%
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System: Dell Inspiron 5379

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