Product Comparison: Toshiba XG3 vs Toshiba XG5

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General Specifications
About the Product
The XG3 family of SSDs is the industry’s highest capacity (up to 1024GB) client NVMe SSD. It is available in M.2 Type 2280 form factor and optimally designed for high performance notebooks, 2-in-1 PCs and all-in-one PCs.
The XG5 is the first SSD from Toshiba to leverage the company’s 64-layer BiCS 3D flash memory (TLC) which delivers the highest layer count in the market. The XG5 uses a single-sided form factor to enhance deployment flexibility in devices like ultra-thin computers or embedded/edge computing devices.
Key Specs
1000 GB
1000 GB
Read Speed
2400 Mb/s
3000 Mb/s
Write Speed
2100 Mb/s
2100 Mb/s
What customers say about "Key Specs"
Toshiba XG3 1TB M.2 Solid State Drive
  • Installation is easy, its fast even not being at full speed everything is almost instantaneous.
  • This is a reliable part with fast speeds, making saving, making, and moving documents quick and easy.
  • Video/photo editing software loads incredibly fast.
  • Data transfers are amazing as well as gaming and booting times.
  • Really fast. My PC boots like twice as fast as it does with a standard HDD.
Toshiba XG5 1TB M.2 Solid State Drive
  • It is fast, Windows 10 loads within 2 seconds.
  • The drive is very very fast - at least to me.
  • Faster boot times and lightning fast program responses.
  • Windows loads quick, my programs launch so fast they open before I even click on the icon.
  • File transfers on the drive is blazing fast!
Size & Weight
0.14 in.
0.09 in.
3.15 in.
3.15 in.
0.87 in.
0.87 in.
0.32 oz.
0.32 oz.
Form Factor
M.2 2280
M.2 2280
PCIe 3.1 x4
PCle 3.0 x4
Memory Chip Type
Encryption Algorithm
AES 256-bit
AES 256-bit, TCG Opal
QSBC Error Correction Technology, TCG Pyrite, Compact design
Next-Gen 64-layer, Compact design, High quality and reliability
What customers say about "Features"
Toshiba XG3 1TB M.2 Solid State Drive
  • Its boot time is incredibly fast. Great form factor.
  • Ease of installation. It's a great drive and works.
  • Excellent NVMe drive. I run it for a gaming VM and it does a really good job. Really fast in transfer rates.
  • This was so easy to install. This is so fast.
  • Fast read/write speeds! Easy to install and setup on computer.
Toshiba XG5 1TB M.2 Solid State Drive
  • The drive works excellent. Easy to install.
  • It's blazing fast, and it works as advertised.
  • Windows 10 seems more responsive than ever, games load incredibly fast.
  • I could not be happier. This thing is awesome. Super fast. Installation was easy.
  • Very convenient, and noticeably fast for booting up, copying files, video editing, music production. This SSD is super fast.
Warranty / Certifications
Manufacturer Warranty
1 year(s)
1 year(s)
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