Average Bench: 68.9% (342nd of 853)

Based on 1,173 user benchmarks.  Model: PLEXTOR PX-128M5S

Above average average bench

The Plextor M5S 128GB averaged 31.1% 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 26.1MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 469MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Plextor M5S 128GB is 31.6%. 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 279MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,173 samples)
Min Avg Max
338 Read 469 499
194 Write 205 212
228 Mixed 279 293
69.8% 318 MB/s
Min Avg Max
18.9 4K Read 26.1 32.7
31.6 4K Write 56 78.6
12 4K Mixed 23.6 32.6
99.4% 35.2 MB/s
Min Avg Max
22.6 DQ Read 174 285
53.4 DQ Write 166 211
11.2 DQ Mixed 47.8 72.7
69.4% 129 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
12GB free
Firmware: 1.03 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 498
Write 213
Mixed 294
74% 335 MB/s
4K Read 26.8
4K Write 47.6
4K Mixed 27.3
101% 33.9 MB/s
DQ Read 153
DQ Write 126
DQ Mixed 55.8
64% 112 MB/s
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Typical M5S 128GB Builds (Compare 2,252 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 61%
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Desktop 67%
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Workstation 45%
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Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z97X-SLI-CF

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 65% - Good Total price: $816

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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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