Average Bench: 68.7% (349th of 863)

Based on 1,538 user benchmarks.  Model: PLEXTOR PX-128M5S

Above average average bench

The Plextor M5S 128GB averaged 31.3% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This isn't a great result which indicates that there are much faster alternatives on the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 26MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 471MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Plextor M5S 128GB is 32%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Plextor M5S 128GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Write Speed 204MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 173MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,538 samples)
Min Avg Max
339 Read 471 498
189 Write 204 213
214 Mixed 278 293
69.8% 318 MB/s
Min Avg Max
17.8 4K Read 26 32.8
31 4K Write 55.6 80.4
11.3 4K Mixed 23.5 33.4
98.8% 35 MB/s
Min Avg Max
22.5 DQ Read 173 287
54.3 DQ Write 164 211
11.1 DQ Mixed 49.3 72.7
69.7% 129 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
15GB free
Firmware: 1.03 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 499
Write 213
Mixed 292
73% 334 MB/s
4K Read 28.6
4K Write 58.6
4K Mixed 30.9
114% 39.4 MB/s
DQ Read 247
DQ Write 213
DQ Mixed 70.1
96% 177 MB/s
14GB free
Firmware: 1.05 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 483
Write 211
Mixed 293
72% 329 MB/s
4K Read 23.5
4K Write 71.5
4K Mixed 17.9
96% 37.6 MB/s
DQ Read 262
DQ Write 212
DQ Mixed 15.9
72% 163 MB/s
118GB free
Firmware: 1.05 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 495
Write 208
Mixed 285
72% 329 MB/s
4K Read 22.8
4K Write 75.3
4K Mixed 13.2
91% 37.1 MB/s
DQ Read 31.1
DQ Write 77.1
DQ Mixed 17.6
24% 41.9 MB/s
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AmazonUS $80.6114 days ago.
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Typical M5S 128GB Builds (Compare 5,131 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Workstation 39%
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Motherboard: Asus P8Z77-V LX

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 71% - Very good Total price: $710

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Controller: Marvell 88SS9174-BLD2. NAND Memory: Micron Synchronous 25nm MLC.

World's fastest sustained random read / write speeds...

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great ssd!


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