Average Bench: 154% (139th of 1058)

Based on 6,340 user benchmarks.  Model: KBG40ZNS256G NVMe KIOXIA 256GB

Outstanding average bench

The Kbg40zns256g NVMe KIOXIA 256GB averaged 53.6% higher than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Kbg40zns256g NVMe KIOXIA 256GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 534MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 767MB/s

Terrible consistency

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

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 468MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 92.7MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 6,340 samples)
Min Avg Max
485 Read 1,076 1,537
215 Write 928 1463
264 Mixed 913 1,299
104 SusWrite 468 586
190% 846 MB/s
Min Avg Max
19.2 4K Read 40.5 56
39.7 4K Write 92.7 144
22.5 4K Mixed 52.9 73.6
178% 62.1 MB/s
Min Avg Max
282 DQ Read 767 1,197
98.4 DQ Write 432 729
108 DQ Mixed 534 706
415% 578 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
238GB free
Firmware: 10410106 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 905 894 994 905 890 379 MB/s
Read 1,237
Write 1,479
Mixed 1,223
SusWrite 828
269% 1,192 MB/s
4K Read 57.4
4K Write 191
4K Mixed 84.2
296% 111 MB/s
DQ Read 1,062
DQ Write 766
DQ Mixed 707
584% 845 MB/s
101GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 10410105 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1080 735 390 388 388 390 MB/s
Read 1,499
Write 1,380
Mixed 1,262
SusWrite 562
264% 1,176 MB/s
4K Read 45.9
4K Write 105
4K Mixed 60.4
203% 70.5 MB/s
DQ Read 940
DQ Write 584
DQ Mixed 648
514% 724 MB/s
109GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 10410104 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 941 1008 673 360 316 293 MB/s
Read 1,389
Write 937
Mixed 1,214
SusWrite 598
231% 1,035 MB/s
4K Read 37.6
4K Write 67.7
4K Mixed 45.1
151% 50.1 MB/s
DQ Read 788
DQ Write 465
DQ Mixed 619
463% 624 MB/s
109GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 10410104 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 954 825 397 378 345 388 MB/s
Read 1,377
Write 1,247
Mixed 1,148
SusWrite 548
242% 1,080 MB/s
4K Read 35.4
4K Write 66
4K Mixed 46.3
148% 49.2 MB/s
DQ Read 811
DQ Write 468
DQ Mixed 613
463% 631 MB/s
162GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 10410105 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 764 657 544 389 376 381 MB/s
Read 1,128
Write 997
Mixed 966
SusWrite 518
202% 902 MB/s
4K Read 40.4
4K Write 105
4K Mixed 47
177% 64.2 MB/s
DQ Read 834
DQ Write 320
DQ Mixed 472
377% 542 MB/s
170GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 10410104 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 670 728 542 379 396 394 MB/s
Read 1,063
Write 904
Mixed 969
SusWrite 518
194% 864 MB/s
4K Read 41.2
4K Write 82.9
4K Mixed 52.1
173% 58.7 MB/s
DQ Read 764
DQ Write 341
DQ Mixed 638
450% 581 MB/s
149GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 10410105 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 659 564 593 386 379 389 MB/s
Read 841
Write 742
Mixed 762
SusWrite 495
160% 710 MB/s
4K Read 20.8
4K Write 75.7
4K Mixed 37.7
120% 44.7 MB/s
DQ Read 611
DQ Write 646
DQ Mixed 704
509% 654 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 43,081,707 SSDs tested.

Typical NVMe KIOXIA 256GB Builds (Compare 3,903 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 9%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 68%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 8%
Tree trunk

System: Dell Inspiron 3593

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