Kioxia XG5 1Tb NVMe technical specs

Posted on November 07, 2022 by Raymond Chen

Kioxia's XG5 internal SSD use PCIe M.2 3.0 x 4 interface. Detailed characteristics of this NVMe on our page.

Kioxia XG5 1Tb NVMe technical specs

The XG5 comes equipped with Toshiba TLC memory. NVMe SSD is offered also in 256 Gb and 512 Gb capacities.

Performance and benchmarks

Kioxia XG5 use PCIe M.2 3.0 x 4 interface with maximum write speeds 2100 Mbps, and sequential read speeds 3000 Mbps.

Endurance and warranty

Manufacturer give 5 years warranty. The XG5 has 1.5 million hours mean time between failure.


Category Value
Capacity 1 Tb
Interface M.2 3.0 x 4
Controller n/a
Memory type Toshiba TLC
DRAM n/a
Read speed (Mb/s) 3000
Write speed (Mb/s) 2100
Read IOPS n/a
Write IOPS n/a
Endurance (TBW) n/a
MTBF (million hours) 1.5
Warranty (years) 5


Kioxia XG5 1Tb may work on PCIe 3.0 that is undoubtedly slower than PCIe Gen4. The sequential write speed is 2100 Mb/s, that is pretty good for this interface. Overall, our site strongly recommend to purchase Kioxia XG5 1Tb for your PC.

+ Pros

  • Good writing speed
  • Capacity

- Cons

  • PCIe 3.0

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Video Review

Video Review Toshiba XG5 KXG50ZNV1T02 1TB Single Sided NVMe SSD PCIe 3.1a Gen 3 x 4 Lane Super Fast


The Kioxia XG5 1Tb has no dynamic random-access memory (DRAM) in their controller or data about it is not known. Dynamic random-access memory (DRAM) in their controller help to improve endurance and input/output performance.

The Kioxia XG5 due to the low density of memory chips able to function with no further heat sinks. Some motherboards or laptops designed with thermal pads below and above the storage to improve productivity during times of high loads.

The Kioxia XG5 has sequential write speed 2100 Mbps, sequential read speed 3000 Mbps. NVMe operate on M.2 3.0 x 4 high-speed serial computer expansion bus standard. The memory type is Toshiba TLC.
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