Average Bench: 87.2% (351st of 1058)

Based on 6,648 user benchmarks.  Model: KBG30ZMS256G NVMe TOSHIBA 256GB

Very good average bench

The Kbg30zms256g NVMe TOSHIBA 256GB averaged just 12.8% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Kbg30zms256g NVMe TOSHIBA 256GB near the top of the comparison list.


Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 180MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 478MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Kbg30zms256g NVMe TOSHIBA 256GB is 104%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the Kbg30zms256g NVMe TOSHIBA 256GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.


Avg. Sustained Write Speed 163MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 220MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 6,648 samples)
Min Avg Max
391 Read 682 936
10.2 Write 220 589
16.7 Mixed 239 665
12.3 SusWrite 163 488
71.4% 326 MB/s
Min Avg Max
15.5 4K Read 36.4 49.1
6.5 4K Write 50 107
9 4K Mixed 31.7 60.8
122% 39.4 MB/s
Min Avg Max
255 DQ Read 478 656
13.8 DQ Write 141 359
24.7 DQ Mixed 180 429
166% 266 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
182GB free (System drive)
Firmware: ADDA0103 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 299 114 317 218 197 256 MB/s
Read 487
Write 743
Mixed 644
SusWrite 234
119% 527 MB/s
4K Read 37.6
4K Write 131
4K Mixed 60.3
204% 76.3 MB/s
DQ Read 537
DQ Write 314
DQ Mixed 289
252% 380 MB/s
137GB free (System drive)
Firmware: ADDA0105 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 184 117 76 35 72 73 MB/s
Read 382
Write 205
Mixed 201
SusWrite 92.7
49% 220 MB/s
4K Read 14
4K Write 33.2
4K Mixed 14.8
58% 20.7 MB/s
DQ Read 272
DQ Write 76.8
DQ Mixed 119
102% 156 MB/s
54GB free (System drive)
Firmware: ADDA0105 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 30 9.9 9.1 20 19 68 MB/s
Read 518
Write 6
Mixed 14.7
SusWrite 26
30% 141 MB/s
4K Read 8.8
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 2.7
18% 4.37 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 45,552,892 SSDs tested.

Typical NVMe TOSHIBA 256GB Builds (Compare 6,571 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 8%
Tree trunk
Desktop 69%
Battle cruiser
Workstation 7%
Tree trunk

System: Dell G3 3579


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