Average Bench: 118% (181st of 1058)

Based on 5,916 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 321MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 585MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Kbg30zmv256g KIOXIA 256GB is 93.7%. 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 364MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 420MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 5,916 samples)
Min Avg Max
482 Read 694 926
107 Write 420 812
116 Mixed 449 790
115 SusWrite 364 690
107% 482 MB/s
Min Avg Max
22.9 4K Read 39.9 49.7
27 4K Write 73.6 126
21.1 4K Mixed 46.8 66.5
159% 53.4 MB/s
Min Avg Max
308 DQ Read 585 657
62.2 DQ Write 256 523
83 DQ Mixed 321 547
264% 388 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
153GB free (System drive)
Firmware: ADHA0102
SusWrite @10s intervals: 612 649 645 633 695 745 MB/s
Read 731
Write 686
Mixed 693
SusWrite 663
156% 693 MB/s
4K Read 51.1
4K Write 160
4K Mixed 70.8
253% 93.8 MB/s
DQ Read 655
DQ Write 523
DQ Mixed 541
418% 573 MB/s
112GB free (System drive)
Firmware: ADHA0102
SusWrite @10s intervals: 172 156 133 228 226 302 MB/s
Read 714
Write 307
Mixed 92.2
SusWrite 203
72% 329 MB/s
4K Read 48.2
4K Write 40.5
4K Mixed 61.5
173% 50.1 MB/s
DQ Read 659
DQ Write 160
DQ Mixed 155
180% 325 MB/s
176GB free (System drive)
Firmware: ADHA0102
SusWrite @10s intervals: 422 463 469 501 342 43 MB/s
Read 643
Write 471
Mixed 545
SusWrite 373
114% 508 MB/s
4K Read 42.2
4K Write 87.7
4K Mixed 19.9
136% 49.9 MB/s
DQ Read 637
DQ Write 368
DQ Mixed 516
381% 507 MB/s
132GB free (System drive)
Firmware: ADHA0102
SusWrite @10s intervals: 289 324 300 410 284 188 MB/s
Read 515
Write 312
Mixed 305
SusWrite 299
80% 358 MB/s
4K Read 44.6
4K Write 32.9
4K Mixed 44.5
142% 40.7 MB/s
DQ Read 651
DQ Write 245
DQ Mixed 363
291% 420 MB/s
96GB free (System drive)
Firmware: ADHA0102
SusWrite @10s intervals: 294 209 326 182 119 97 MB/s
Read 535
Write 51.9
Mixed 287
SusWrite 204
59% 270 MB/s
4K Read 41.9
4K Write 93
4K Mixed 27.9
148% 54.3 MB/s
DQ Read 646
DQ Write 239
DQ Mixed 528
368% 471 MB/s
189GB free (System drive)
Firmware: ADHA0102
SusWrite @10s intervals: 602 172 211 189 160 176 MB/s
Read 456
Write 422
Mixed 380
SusWrite 252
85% 377 MB/s
4K Read 8.4
4K Write 49.7
4K Mixed 53.6
108% 37.2 MB/s
DQ Read 319
DQ Write 182
DQ Mixed 270
196% 257 MB/s
15GB free (System drive)
Firmware: ADHA0102
SusWrite @10s intervals: 151 238 366 135 185 204 MB/s
Read 428
Write 138
Mixed 134
SusWrite 213
50% 228 MB/s
4K Read 21.6
4K Write 26.9
4K Mixed 23
76% 23.8 MB/s
DQ Read 339
DQ Write 146
DQ Mixed 130
126% 205 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 45,257,933 SSDs tested.

Typical KIOXIA 256GB Builds (Compare 3,919 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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