Average Bench: 83.5% - 130th / 836

Based on 280 user benchmarks.  Model: PLEXTOR PX-256M6S
Poor: 57%Average: 83.5% Great: 101%

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 27.8MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 63.1MB/s
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Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Plextor M6S 256GB is 43.6%. 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 178MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 55.6MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 280 samples)
Min Avg Max
352 Read 453 484
297 Write 398 426
277 Mixed 412 445
93.9% 421 MB/s
Min Avg Max
20 4K Read 27.8 35
34.1 4K Write 63.1 91.1
12.6 4K Mixed 25.8 37.6
109% 38.9 MB/s
Min Avg Max
22.5 DQ Read 178 362
48.1 DQ Write 191 316
10.8 DQ Mixed 55.6 89.1
77.4% 141 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
63GB free
Firmware: 1.03 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 482
Write 426
Mixed 429
99% 446 MB/s
4K Read 25.9
4K Write 45.9
4K Mixed 27.4
99% 33.1 MB/s
DQ Read 339
DQ Write 239
DQ Mixed 67
110% 215 MB/s
198GB free
Firmware: 1.08 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 457
Write 400
Mixed 438
96% 432 MB/s
4K Read 27.1
4K Write 63.9
4K Mixed 31.8
116% 40.9 MB/s
DQ Read 207
DQ Write 171
DQ Mixed 71.8
86% 150 MB/s
165GB free
Firmware: 1.08 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 367
Write 233
Mixed 287
66% 295 MB/s
4K Read 16.5
4K Write 38.4
4K Mixed 25.6
78% 26.8 MB/s
DQ Read 1.95
DQ Write 149
DQ Mixed 0.97
23% 50.7 MB/s

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Typical M6S 256GB Builds (Compare 3,500 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 16%
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Desktop
Desktop 58%
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Workstation
Workstation 39%
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EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 78% - Very good Total price: $106

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