Average Bench: 137% (160th of 1058)

Based on 2,510 user benchmarks.  Model: KBG40ZNS256G NVMe TOSHIBA 256GB

Outstanding average bench

The Kbg40zns256g NVMe TOSHIBA 256GB averaged 36.6% higher than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Kbg40zns256g NVMe TOSHIBA 256GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 468MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 737MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Kbg40zns256g NVMe TOSHIBA 256GB is 116%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the Kbg40zns256g NVMe TOSHIBA 256GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 388MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 81MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 2,510 samples)
Min Avg Max
339 Read 950 1,471
97.9 Write 683 1,284
159 Mixed 741 1209
65.4 SusWrite 388 578
154% 691 MB/s
Min Avg Max
10.8 4K Read 38.3 52.8
25.6 4K Write 81 132
19.8 4K Mixed 48.6 69.7
163% 56 MB/s
Min Avg Max
285 DQ Read 737 1,307
70.2 DQ Write 361 723
93.3 DQ Mixed 468 691
369% 522 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
180GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 10410102 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 866 685 431 379 389 386 MB/s
Read 1,558
Write 727
Mixed 1,311
SusWrite 523
229% 1,030 MB/s
4K Read 57.5
4K Write 190
4K Mixed 70.3
278% 106 MB/s
DQ Read 1,262
DQ Write 836
DQ Mixed 670
602% 922 MB/s
180GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 10410102 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 866 729 399 403 406 328 MB/s
Read 1,543
Write 1438
Mixed 1,248
SusWrite 522
266% 1,188 MB/s
4K Read 51.5
4K Write 186
4K Mixed 18.7
201% 85.6 MB/s
DQ Read 1,276
DQ Write 474
DQ Mixed 618
525% 790 MB/s
184GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 10410102 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 416 579 704 388 380 383 MB/s
Read 561
Write 609
Mixed 836
SusWrite 475
140% 620 MB/s
4K Read 42.2
4K Write 194
4K Mixed 85.5
276% 107 MB/s
DQ Read 1,273
DQ Write 640
DQ Mixed 657
568% 857 MB/s
198GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 10410102 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 925 854 406 402 407 414 MB/s
Read 781
Write 753
Mixed 776
SusWrite 568
162% 720 MB/s
4K Read 51.2
4K Write 122
4K Mixed 68.8
230% 80.7 MB/s
DQ Read 1,026
DQ Write 730
DQ Mixed 702
572% 819 MB/s
115GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 10410104 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 610 764 551 375 362 363 MB/s
Read 1,270
Write 983
Mixed 1053
SusWrite 504
213% 952 MB/s
4K Read 41.1
4K Write 84.2
4K Mixed 52.6
174% 59.3 MB/s
DQ Read 681
DQ Write 629
DQ Mixed 605
468% 638 MB/s
30GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 10410104 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 81 89 54 32 20 24 MB/s
Read 868
Write 112
Mixed 167
SusWrite 49.7
64% 299 MB/s
4K Read 30.2
4K Write 19.6
4K Mixed 9.2
68% 19.7 MB/s
DQ Read 517
DQ Write 90
DQ Mixed 85.8
119% 231 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 46,972,195 SSDs tested.

Typical NVMe TOSHIBA 256GB Builds (Compare 5,427 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 10%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 71%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 10%
Tree trunk

System: Dell G3 3590

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