Average Bench: 151% (140th of 1058)

Based on 10,276 user benchmarks.  Model: KBG40ZNS256G NVMe KIOXIA 256GB

Outstanding average bench

The Kbg40zns256g NVMe KIOXIA 256GB averaged 50.6% 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 531MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 817MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Kbg40zns256g NVMe KIOXIA 256GB is 122%. 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 441MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 96.9MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 10,276 samples)
Min Avg Max
410 Read 970 1,513
126 Write 835 1,452
248 Mixed 840 1,274
84.4 SusWrite 441 586
173% 771 MB/s
Min Avg Max
20.3 4K Read 43.4 57.6
38.9 4K Write 96.9 158
27.8 4K Mixed 54.5 77.6
187% 64.9 MB/s
Min Avg Max
304 DQ Read 817 1,323
118 DQ Write 413 789
107 DQ Mixed 531 712
417% 587 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
96GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 10410105 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1136 448 390 398 391 397 MB/s
Read 1,556
Write 1,438
Mixed 1,286
SusWrite 527
269% 1,202 MB/s
4K Read 57.7
4K Write 152
4K Mixed 77.4
267% 95.8 MB/s
DQ Read 1,277
DQ Write 794
DQ Mixed 673
599% 914 MB/s
193GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 10410106 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 927 806 271 283 281 284 MB/s
Read 1,085
Write 924
Mixed 1,137
SusWrite 475
203% 905 MB/s
4K Read 45.9
4K Write 107
4K Mixed 61.2
204% 71.3 MB/s
DQ Read 1,097
DQ Write 570
DQ Mixed 607
511% 758 MB/s
88GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 10410104 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 848 764 670 522 658 396 MB/s
Read 97.6
Write 53.3
Mixed 1,288
SusWrite 643
120% 520 MB/s
4K Read 51.9
4K Write 133
4K Mixed 70.1
239% 85 MB/s
DQ Read 1,154
DQ Write 821
DQ Mixed 672
587% 882 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 49,560,459 SSDs tested.

Typical NVMe KIOXIA 256GB Builds (Compare 4,969 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 8%
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Desktop
Desktop 66%
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Workstation
Workstation 8%
Tree trunk

System: Dell Inspiron 3593

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