Average Bench: 132% (151st of 1040)

Based on 3,097 user benchmarks.  Model: KBG30ZMV256G KIOXIA

Outstanding average bench

The Kbg30zmv256g KIOXIA 256GB averaged 31.6% 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 403MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 590MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Kbg30zmv256g KIOXIA 256GB is 92.8%. 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 488MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 548MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 3,097 samples)
Min Avg Max
436 Read 693 919
207 Write 548 920
214 Mixed 568 847
182 SusWrite 488 752
129% 574 MB/s
Min Avg Max
20.8 4K Read 40.9 50.2
32.2 4K Write 88.1 140
25.5 4K Mixed 50.3 69.3
173% 59.8 MB/s
Min Avg Max
316 DQ Read 590 656
117 DQ Write 333 548
120 DQ Mixed 403 552
316% 442 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: ADHA0102
SusWrite @10s intervals: 695 622 640 621 566 565 MB/s
Read 678
Write 634
Mixed 646
SusWrite 618
145% 644 MB/s
4K Read 49.1
4K Write 136
4K Mixed 67.5
233% 84.2 MB/s
DQ Read 655
DQ Write 517
DQ Mixed 549
421% 574 MB/s
164GB free (System drive)
Firmware: ADHA0102
SusWrite @10s intervals: 630 658 660 645 651 624 MB/s
Read 838
Write 592
Mixed 690
SusWrite 645
155% 691 MB/s
4K Read 40.7
4K Write 86.8
4K Mixed 49
170% 58.8 MB/s
DQ Read 652
DQ Write 434
DQ Mixed 522
395% 536 MB/s
200GB free (System drive)
Firmware: ADHA0102
SusWrite @10s intervals: 687 580 577 588 556 482 MB/s
Read 551
Write 536
Mixed 548
SusWrite 578
125% 553 MB/s
4K Read 45.4
4K Write 120
4K Mixed 63.1
213% 76.2 MB/s
DQ Read 654
DQ Write 491
DQ Mixed 538
412% 561 MB/s
179GB free (System drive)
Firmware: ADHA0102
SusWrite @10s intervals: 556 541 544 554 550 523 MB/s
Read 834
Write 736
Mixed 736
SusWrite 545
160% 713 MB/s
4K Read 39.5
4K Write 88.8
4K Mixed 51.7
173% 60 MB/s
DQ Read 655
DQ Write 454
DQ Mixed 506
391% 538 MB/s
177GB free (System drive)
Firmware: ADHA0102
SusWrite @10s intervals: 322 469 626 606 621 586 MB/s
Read 563
Write 490
Mixed 496
SusWrite 538
118% 522 MB/s
4K Read 43.2
4K Write 103
4K Mixed 57.7
194% 67.9 MB/s
DQ Read 653
DQ Write 432
DQ Mixed 538
403% 541 MB/s
156GB free (System drive)
Firmware: ADHA0102
SusWrite @10s intervals: 500 564 600 513 558 530 MB/s
Read 571
Write 482
Mixed 562
SusWrite 544
122% 540 MB/s
4K Read 29
4K Write 72.5
4K Mixed 38.1
131% 46.5 MB/s
DQ Read 536
DQ Write 342
DQ Mixed 424
320% 434 MB/s
20GB free (System drive)
Firmware: ADHA0102
SusWrite @10s intervals: 164 218 224 214 253 168 MB/s
Read 759
Write 279
Mixed 224
SusWrite 207
80% 367 MB/s
4K Read 46.8
4K Write 90
4K Mixed 37.9
167% 58.2 MB/s
DQ Read 652
DQ Write 320
DQ Mixed 241
244% 404 MB/s
166GB free (System drive)
Firmware: ADHA0102
SusWrite @10s intervals: 311 413 397 455 476 460 MB/s
Read 612
Write 398
Mixed 547
SusWrite 419
111% 494 MB/s
4K Read 27.9
4K Write 46.9
4K Mixed 30.8
107% 35.2 MB/s
DQ Read 608
DQ Write 151
DQ Mixed 432
304% 397 MB/s
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Desktop 58%
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Workstation 10%
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