Average Bench: 118% (182nd of 1058)

Based on 6,861 user benchmarks.  Model: KBG30ZMV256G KIOXIA

Outstanding average bench

The Kbg30zmv256g KIOXIA 256GB averaged 18.1% higher than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Kbg30zmv256g KIOXIA 256GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 305MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 582MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Kbg30zmv256g KIOXIA 256GB is 100%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the Kbg30zmv256g KIOXIA 256GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 338MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 402MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 6,861 samples)
Min Avg Max
451 Read 728 947
92.4 Write 402 806
116 Mixed 431 792
100 SusWrite 338 690
106% 475 MB/s
Min Avg Max
20.7 4K Read 42.3 51
23.6 4K Write 74.1 129
18.6 4K Mixed 46.5 68.7
163% 54.3 MB/s
Min Avg Max
280 DQ Read 582 657
45.2 DQ Write 237 520
74.5 DQ Mixed 305 546
254% 375 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
190GB free (System drive)
Firmware: ADHA0102
SusWrite @10s intervals: 609 502 392 394 531 528 MB/s
Read 524
Write 493
Mixed 491
SusWrite 493
113% 500 MB/s
4K Read 50
4K Write 146
4K Mixed 69.6
242% 88.7 MB/s
DQ Read 657
DQ Write 544
DQ Mixed 531
417% 578 MB/s
153GB free (System drive)
Firmware: ADHA0102
SusWrite @10s intervals: 386 561 454 426 490 502 MB/s
Read 681
Write 614
Mixed 630
SusWrite 470
135% 599 MB/s
4K Read 37.3
4K Write 125
4K Mixed 61.6
201% 74.5 MB/s
DQ Read 652
DQ Write 495
DQ Mixed 396
344% 514 MB/s
166GB free (System drive)
Firmware: ADHA0102
SusWrite @10s intervals: 352 315 160 224 78 171 MB/s
Read 645
Write 313
Mixed 524
SusWrite 217
94% 425 MB/s
4K Read 47.6
4K Write 108
4K Mixed 63.3
211% 73.1 MB/s
DQ Read 648
DQ Write 197
DQ Mixed 230
220% 358 MB/s
194GB free (System drive)
Firmware: ADHA0102
SusWrite @10s intervals: 529 569 471 458 462 433 MB/s
Read 530
Write 437
Mixed 482
SusWrite 487
109% 484 MB/s
4K Read 25.9
4K Write 104
4K Mixed 26.2
128% 51.9 MB/s
DQ Read 648
DQ Write 343
DQ Mixed 402
324% 465 MB/s
21GB free (System drive)
Firmware: ADHA0102
SusWrite @10s intervals: 101 75 111 102 93 122 MB/s
Read 915
Write 170
Mixed 208
SusWrite 101
75% 349 MB/s
4K Read 46.2
4K Write 18.8
4K Mixed 50.2
144% 38.4 MB/s
DQ Read 653
DQ Write 131
DQ Mixed 89
143% 291 MB/s
170GB free (System drive)
Firmware: ADHA0102
SusWrite @10s intervals: 236 216 211 193 199 287 MB/s
Read 708
Write 312
Mixed 574
SusWrite 224
101% 455 MB/s
4K Read 30.9
4K Write 73.3
4K Mixed 39.1
136% 47.8 MB/s
DQ Read 596
DQ Write 151
DQ Mixed 192
188% 313 MB/s
201GB free (System drive)
Firmware: ADHA0102
SusWrite @10s intervals: 117 136 146 192 108 104 MB/s
Read 659
Write 72.4
Mixed 430
SusWrite 134
71% 324 MB/s
4K Read 42.4
4K Write 52.4
4K Mixed 27.5
127% 40.8 MB/s
DQ Read 652
DQ Write 120
DQ Mixed 362
272% 378 MB/s
144GB free (System drive)
Firmware: ADHA0102
SusWrite @10s intervals: 247 179 134 123 241 161 MB/s
Read 433
Write 156
Mixed 339
SusWrite 181
62% 277 MB/s
4K Read 20.1
4K Write 55.9
4K Mixed 30.2
99% 35.4 MB/s
DQ Read 626
DQ Write 177
DQ Mixed 162
182% 322 MB/s
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Typical KIOXIA 256GB Builds (Compare 4,995 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 8%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 70%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 8%
Tree trunk

System: HP Pavilion Gaming Laptop 15-dk0xxx

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