Average Bench: 84% (140th of 862)

Based on 454 user benchmarks.  Model: PLEXTOR PX-256M6S

Very good average bench

The Plextor M6S 256GB averaged just 15.9% 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 28.1MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 26.4MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Plextor M6S 256GB is 46.2%. 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 182MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 57MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 454 samples)
Min Avg Max
360 Read 455 485
286 Write 396 427
273 Mixed 411 444
93.7% 420 MB/s
Min Avg Max
20.4 4K Read 28.1 35.4
33.9 4K Write 63.9 91.3
12.9 4K Mixed 26.4 38.3
110% 39.5 MB/s
Min Avg Max
24.2 DQ Read 182 364
51.6 DQ Write 193 316
11.6 DQ Mixed 57 89.1
78.9% 144 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
172GB free
Firmware: 1.03 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 483
Write 421
Mixed 440
100% 448 MB/s
4K Read 33.5
4K Write 83.9
4K Mixed 22.2
124% 46.5 MB/s
DQ Read 300
DQ Write 295
DQ Mixed 57.6
109% 218 MB/s
197GB free
Firmware: 1.09 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 485
Write 407
Mixed 418
97% 437 MB/s
4K Read 34.2
4K Write 82.1
4K Mixed 36
141% 50.8 MB/s
DQ Read 41.5
DQ Write 48.6
DQ Mixed 65.5
44% 51.9 MB/s
65GB free
Firmware: 1.09 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 464
Write 419
Mixed 439
98% 440 MB/s
4K Read 27.9
4K Write 61.3
4K Mixed 26.8
109% 38.6 MB/s
DQ Read 27.6
DQ Write 198
DQ Mixed 46.8
56% 90.9 MB/s
30GB free
Firmware: 1.03 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 478
Write 426
Mixed 447
100% 450 MB/s
4K Read 27.4
4K Write 67.2
4K Mixed 13.4
94% 36 MB/s
DQ Read 359
DQ Write 62
DQ Mixed 12
60% 144 MB/s
22GB free
Firmware: 1.07 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 429
Write 401
Mixed 422
93% 417 MB/s
4K Read 23.5
4K Write 48.1
4K Mixed 27.5
96% 33 MB/s
DQ Read 193
DQ Write 119
DQ Mixed 64.1
72% 125 MB/s
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AmazonUS $165.992 months ago.
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Typical M6S 256GB Builds (Compare 4,563 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 15%
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Desktop
Desktop 56%
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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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