Average Bench: 88% - 89th / 836

Based on 12 user benchmarks.  Model: PLEXTOR PX-512M6S

Very good average bench

The Plextor M6S 512GB averaged just 12.0% 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 27.6MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 449MB/s
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Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Plextor M6S 512GB is 32.2%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Plextor M6S 512GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 203MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 65.9MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 12 samples)
Min Avg Max
431 Read 482 499
357 Write 423 439
428 Mixed 449 459
101% 451 MB/s
Min Avg Max
20.9 4K Read 27.6 33
37.6 4K Write 64.5 99.4
11.2 4K Mixed 26.9 39.1
110% 39.7 MB/s
Min Avg Max
23.4 DQ Read 203 379
44.5 DQ Write 221 318
10.4 DQ Mixed 65.9 92.8
90% 163 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
384GB free
Firmware: 1.07 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 484
Write 428
Mixed 433
100% 449 MB/s
4K Read 28.8
4K Write 59
4K Mixed 31.9
116% 39.9 MB/s
DQ Read 286
DQ Write 241
DQ Mixed 93.2
116% 207 MB/s
76GB free
Firmware: 1.03 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 431
Write 357
Mixed 428
90% 405 MB/s
4K Read 22.4
4K Write 49.1
4K Mixed 16.4
81% 29.3 MB/s
DQ Read 25.8
DQ Write 222
DQ Mixed 14.4
44% 87.3 MB/s

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Desktop 80%
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Workstation 78%
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Motherboard: Asrock X99X Killer - $257

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 86% - Excellent Total price: $1,543

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