Average Bench: 68.9% (334th of 848)

Based on 963 user benchmarks.  Model: PLEXTOR PX-128M5S

Above average average bench

The Plextor M5S 128GB averaged 31.0% 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 25.8MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 467MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Plextor M5S 128GB is 31.5%. 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 205MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 278MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 963 samples)
Min Avg Max
338 Read 467 503
194 Write 205 212
216 Mixed 278 293
69.6% 317 MB/s
Min Avg Max
19.2 4K Read 25.8 32.9
32.1 4K Write 56.3 80
12.8 4K Mixed 23.9 33.4
99.5% 35.3 MB/s
Min Avg Max
22.6 DQ Read 180 287
46.6 DQ Write 160 211
11.8 DQ Mixed 49.8 72.7
70.3% 130 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
59GB free
Firmware: 1.05 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 491
Write 210
Mixed 287
72% 329 MB/s
4K Read 31.4
4K Write 74.7
4K Mixed 30
126% 45.3 MB/s
DQ Read 281
DQ Write 207
DQ Mixed 62.2
96% 183 MB/s
76GB free
Firmware: 1.04 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 493
Write 207
Mixed 289
72% 330 MB/s
4K Read 27.5
4K Write 65.1
4K Mixed 19.1
101% 37.3 MB/s
DQ Read 259
DQ Write 209
DQ Mixed 18.1
72% 162 MB/s
91GB free
Firmware: 1.04 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 475
Write 208
Mixed 285
71% 323 MB/s
4K Read 25.6
4K Write 50.7
4K Mixed 26.2
99% 34.1 MB/s
DQ Read 21.4
DQ Write 201
DQ Mixed 64.9
64% 95.7 MB/s
25GB free
Firmware: 1.05 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 477
Write 210
Mixed 286
71% 324 MB/s
4K Read 20.7
4K Write 34.8
4K Mixed 20.5
76% 25.3 MB/s
DQ Read 243
DQ Write 190
DQ Mixed 71.5
93% 168 MB/s
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Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z97X-SLI-CF

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 64% - Good Total price: $814

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

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