Average Bench: 89.9% (85th of 859)

Based on 29 user benchmarks.  Model: PLEXTOR PX-512M6S

Very good average bench

The Plextor M6S 512GB averaged just 10.0% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Plextor M6S 512GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 28.2MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 29MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Plextor M6S 512GB is 36.2%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Plextor M6S 512GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 250MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 422MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 29 samples)
Min Avg Max
344 Read 480 502
314 Write 422 448
337 Mixed 445 461
100% 449 MB/s
Min Avg Max
20.5 4K Read 28.2 38
33.1 4K Write 62.1 99.4
11.2 4K Mixed 29 39.1
113% 39.8 MB/s
Min Avg Max
23.4 DQ Read 250 379
44.5 DQ Write 226 318
10.4 DQ Mixed 71.8 94.1
99.4% 183 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
445GB free
Firmware: 1.07 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 502
Write 448
Mixed 453
104% 467 MB/s
4K Read 34.6
4K Write 66.7
4K Mixed 37.4
136% 46.2 MB/s
DQ Read 337
DQ Write 165
DQ Mixed 85.2
107% 196 MB/s
445GB free
Firmware: 1.07 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 488
Write 436
Mixed 450
102% 458 MB/s
4K Read 28.1
4K Write 51.2
4K Mixed 32.5
111% 37.3 MB/s
DQ Read 323
DQ Write 190
DQ Mixed 89.6
112% 201 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 3,864,299 SSDs tested.

 Prices

AmazonUS $189.894 months ago.
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Desktop 76%
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Workstation 71%
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Motherboard: Asrock X99X Killer - $247

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 73% - Very good Total price: $1,552

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Controller: Marvell 88SS9188-BOM2. NAND Memory: Toshiba 19nm Toggle Mode MLC.

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