Average Bench: 83.5% (140th of 859)

Based on 412 user benchmarks.  Model: PLEXTOR PX-256M6S

Very good average bench

The Plextor M6S 256GB averaged just 16.5% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Plextor M6S 256GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 27.9MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 26.2MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Plextor M6S 256GB is 45.9%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Plextor M6S 256GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 179MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 56.3MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 412 samples)
Min Avg Max
346 Read 453 484
282 Write 394 426
262 Mixed 408 444
93.3% 418 MB/s
Min Avg Max
20.2 4K Read 27.9 35.4
33.6 4K Write 63 91.1
12.7 4K Mixed 26.2 38.3
109% 39 MB/s
Min Avg Max
23.1 DQ Read 179 364
49 DQ Write 191 316
11.5 DQ Mixed 56.3 89.2
78% 142 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
107GB free
Firmware: 1.07 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 472
Write 396
Mixed 432
97% 434 MB/s
4K Read 35.6
4K Write 91.3
4K Mixed 39.6
153% 55.5 MB/s
DQ Read 335
DQ Write 291
DQ Mixed 89.5
128% 239 MB/s
109GB free
Firmware: 1.03 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 423
Write 233
Mixed 281
69% 312 MB/s
4K Read 31.4
4K Write 67.6
4K Mixed 34.4
128% 44.5 MB/s
DQ Read 230
DQ Write 217
DQ Mixed 75.5
97% 174 MB/s
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Typical M6S 256GB Builds (Compare 5,846 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 14%
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Desktop
Desktop 54%
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Workstation
Workstation 38%
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System: Lenovo 20378

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 56% - Above average Total price: $166

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