Average Bench: 94.4% (239th of 1026)

Based on 4,119 user benchmarks.  Model: KBG30ZMS256G NVMe TOSHIBA 256GB

Excellent average bench

The Kbg30zms256g NVMe TOSHIBA 256GB averaged just 5.5% 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 212MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 473MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Kbg30zms256g NVMe TOSHIBA 256GB is 109%. 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 228MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 288MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 4,119 samples)
Min Avg Max
447 Read 678 896
14.8 Write 288 733
24.7 Mixed 309 740
18.2 SusWrite 228 631
82.9% 376 MB/s
Min Avg Max
16.9 4K Read 34.4 49.7
9.47 4K Write 58.8 118
11.1 4K Mixed 35.3 63.3
128% 42.8 MB/s
Min Avg Max
284 DQ Read 473 655
15.1 DQ Write 173 458
24.4 DQ Mixed 212 540
186% 286 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
197GB free (System drive)
Firmware: ADDA0105 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 598 698 770 761 769 754 MB/s
Read 831
Write 846
Mixed 789
SusWrite 725
180% 798 MB/s
4K Read 47.4
4K Write 136
4K Mixed 67
230% 83.6 MB/s
DQ Read 656
DQ Write 555
DQ Mixed 552
428% 588 MB/s
114GB free (System drive)
Firmware: ADDA0105 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 613 668 629 591 438 157 MB/s
Read 884
Write 797
Mixed 806
SusWrite 516
169% 751 MB/s
4K Read 45.4
4K Write 117
4K Mixed 62.1
210% 74.8 MB/s
DQ Read 655
DQ Write 448
DQ Mixed 536
404% 546 MB/s
106GB free (System drive)
Firmware: ADDA0105 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 691 689 606 691 312 157 MB/s
Read 834
Write 651
Mixed 675
SusWrite 524
150% 671 MB/s
4K Read 36.3
4K Write 93.1
4K Mixed 47.8
166% 59.1 MB/s
DQ Read 656
DQ Write 278
DQ Mixed 379
304% 437 MB/s
62GB free (System drive)
Firmware: ADDA0103 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 262 480 454 638 283 222 MB/s
Read 893
Write 321
Mixed 706
SusWrite 390
128% 577 MB/s
4K Read 43.1
4K Write 80.7
4K Mixed 53.7
177% 59.2 MB/s
DQ Read 653
DQ Write 162
DQ Mixed 364
279% 393 MB/s
28GB free (System drive)
Firmware: ADDA0103 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 135 108 181 216 117 95 MB/s
Read 763
Write 260
Mixed 313
SusWrite 142
81% 369 MB/s
4K Read 41.4
4K Write 46.3
4K Mixed 54.9
158% 47.5 MB/s
DQ Read 651
DQ Write 154
DQ Mixed 151
176% 319 MB/s
157GB free (System drive)
Firmware: ADDA0103 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 108 97 119 122 127 77 MB/s
Read 486
Write 215
Mixed 217
SusWrite 108
56% 257 MB/s
4K Read 25.3
4K Write 23.8
4K Mixed 22.2
79% 23.8 MB/s
DQ Read 357
DQ Write 107
DQ Mixed 88.3
103% 184 MB/s
75GB free (System drive)
Firmware: ADDA0103 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 30 55 15 34 33 33 MB/s
Read 402
Write 102
Mixed 157
SusWrite 33.2
38% 173 MB/s
4K Read 11.5
4K Write 10
4K Mixed 9
34% 10.2 MB/s
DQ Read 257
DQ Write 46.7
DQ Mixed 126
99% 143 MB/s
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Typical NVMe TOSHIBA 256GB Builds (Compare 10,005 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 15%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 68%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 44%
Speed boat

System: Dell G3 3579

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