Average Bench: 83.4% (142nd of 853)

Based on 386 user benchmarks.  Model: PLEXTOR PX-256M6S

Very good average bench

The Plextor M6S 256GB averaged just 16.6% 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 26.1MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Plextor M6S 256GB is 45.4%. 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 56.1MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 386 samples)
Min Avg Max
347 Read 453 485
280 Write 394 426
266 Mixed 409 445
93.4% 419 MB/s
Min Avg Max
20.4 4K Read 27.9 35.3
33.8 4K Write 62.7 90.5
12.8 4K Mixed 26.1 38.2
109% 38.9 MB/s
Min Avg Max
23 DQ Read 178 364
49.4 DQ Write 191 315
11.5 DQ Mixed 56.1 89.1
77.7% 142 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
212GB free
Firmware: 1.03 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 491
Write 418
Mixed 425
99% 445 MB/s
4K Read 31.3
4K Write 86.1
4K Mixed 36.6
140% 51.3 MB/s
DQ Read 184
DQ Write 221
DQ Mixed 58.1
84% 155 MB/s
196GB free
Firmware: 1.03 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 465
Write 388
Mixed 428
95% 427 MB/s
4K Read 27.9
4K Write 72.1
4K Mixed 34.3
124% 44.8 MB/s
DQ Read 361
DQ Write 308
DQ Mixed 89.3
134% 253 MB/s
53GB free
Firmware: 1.09 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 468
Write 416
Mixed 444
99% 443 MB/s
4K Read 17.4
4K Write 68.2
4K Mixed 27.6
98% 37.7 MB/s
DQ Read 271
DQ Write 223
DQ Mixed 14.4
74% 170 MB/s
21GB free
Firmware: 1.01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 374
Write 277
Mixed 212
64% 288 MB/s
4K Read 25.3
4K Write 44.4
4K Mixed 18.7
86% 29.5 MB/s
DQ Read 27.9
DQ Write 65.4
DQ Mixed 18
22% 37.1 MB/s
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Gaming 15%
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Desktop 54%
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Workstation
Workstation 38%
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System: Lenovo 20378

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 63% - Good Total price: $142

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