Kioxia XG5 256Gb NVMe specifications

Posted on November 07, 2022 by Raymond Chen

Should you buy XG5 (256Gb) produced by Kioxia and other characteristics watch on this site.

Kioxia XG5 256Gb NVMe specifications

The XG5 comes equipped with Toshiba TLC flash memory. Internal SSD also available in 512 Gb and 1 Tb capacities.

Performance and benchmarks

Storage works on PCIe M.2 3.0 x 4 with read speeds 3000 MB/s, and sequential write speeds 2100 MB/s.

Endurance and warranty

Manufacturer give 5 years warranty. As well it has 1.5 million hours MTBF.


Category Value
Capacity 256 Gb
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 256Gb may work on PCIe Gen3 that is significantly slower than PCIe 4. The write speed is 2100 Mb/s, that is pretty good for this computer expansion bus standard. After evaluating all the facts, Kioxia XG5 256Gb has more disadvantages and we highly do not advise to have it.

+ Pros

  • Good writing speed

- Cons

  • PCIe 3.0
  • Capacity

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Video Review

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The Kioxia XG5 is DRAMless storage or information about it is unknown. Dynamic Random-Access Memory in their controller help to improve endurance and IOPS.

The Kioxia XG5 due to the low density of memory chips able to last without additional cooling systems. Some laptops or motherboards designed with thermal pads above and below the drive to enhance productivity during heavy loads.

The Kioxia XG5 has write speed 2100 Mb/s, sequential read speed 3000 Mbps. SSD works on M.2 3.0 x 4 interface standard. The memory type is Toshiba TLC.
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