Average Bench: 91.1% (284th of 1037)

Based on 4,430 user benchmarks.  Model: KBG30ZMS256G NVMe TOSHIBA 256GB

Excellent average bench

The Kbg30zms256g NVMe TOSHIBA 256GB averaged just 8.8% 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.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 199MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 483MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Kbg30zms256g NVMe TOSHIBA 256GB is 102%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the Kbg30zms256g NVMe TOSHIBA 256GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 199MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 255MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 4,430 samples)
Min Avg Max
410 Read 672 907
15.5 Write 255 640
23.9 Mixed 281 673
16.7 SusWrite 199 551
77.3% 351 MB/s
Min Avg Max
16.1 4K Read 34.8 47.6
9.16 4K Write 54.1 103
11.5 4K Mixed 33.9 58.6
125% 40.9 MB/s
Min Avg Max
269 DQ Read 483 655
14.6 DQ Write 159 436
25.7 DQ Mixed 199 531
179% 280 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
28GB free (System drive)
Firmware: ADDA0103 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 128 193 233 115 153 158 MB/s
Read 794
Write 283
Mixed 333
SusWrite 163
86% 393 MB/s
4K Read 33.8
4K Write 64
4K Mixed 25.9
118% 41.2 MB/s
DQ Read 652
DQ Write 153
DQ Mixed 351
271% 385 MB/s
138GB free (System drive)
Firmware: ADDA0105 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 161 160 150 167 105 130 MB/s
Read 656
Write 231
Mixed 254
SusWrite 146
71% 322 MB/s
4K Read 21.7
4K Write 51.5
4K Mixed 24.4
91% 32.5 MB/s
DQ Read 357
DQ Write 135
DQ Mixed 132
128% 208 MB/s
69GB free (System drive)
Firmware: ADDA0105 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 41 19 33 34 67 131 MB/s
Read 874
Write 19
Mixed 202
SusWrite 54.1
61% 287 MB/s
4K Read 26.5
4K Write 40.9
4K Mixed 16.4
83% 27.9 MB/s
DQ Read 362
DQ Write 15.9
DQ Mixed 28.3
61% 135 MB/s
138GB free (System drive)
Firmware: ADDA0105 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 114 151 145 147 115 117 MB/s
Read 537
Write 112
Mixed 134
SusWrite 132
50% 229 MB/s
4K Read 23.4
4K Write 53.6
4K Mixed 22.2
92% 33.1 MB/s
DQ Read 354
DQ Write 78.7
DQ Mixed 136
120% 189 MB/s
96GB free (System drive)
Firmware: ADDA0105 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 93 56 80 51 46 61 MB/s
Read 526
Write 94.5
Mixed 77
SusWrite 64.6
41% 191 MB/s
4K Read 12.1
4K Write 35.8
4K Mixed 21.2
64% 23 MB/s
DQ Read 344
DQ Write 66.2
DQ Mixed 69.3
86% 160 MB/s
62GB free (System drive)
Firmware: ADDA0103 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 29 13 28 13 33 43 MB/s
Read 887
Write 14.7
Mixed 192
SusWrite 26.6
60% 280 MB/s
4K Read 19.4
4K Write 6.5
4K Mixed 9.8
45% 11.9 MB/s
64GB free (System drive)
Firmware: ADDA0105 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 36 43 30 23 71 76 MB/s
Read 374
Write 19.2
Mixed 46.3
SusWrite 46.5
26% 121 MB/s
4K Read 27.5
4K Write 16.3
4K Mixed 13.7
68% 19.2 MB/s
DQ Read 354
DQ Write 15.2
DQ Mixed 19
55% 129 MB/s
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Typical NVMe TOSHIBA 256GB Builds (Compare 3,450 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 9%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 69%
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Workstation
Workstation 8%
Tree trunk

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