Average Bench: 89.9% (81st of 853)

Based on 24 user benchmarks.  Model: PLEXTOR PX-512M6S

Very good average bench

The Plextor M6S 512GB averaged just 10.1% 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 28.6MB/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 241MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 420MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 24 samples)
Min Avg Max
344 Read 477 499
314 Write 420 441
337 Mixed 444 461
99.8% 447 MB/s
Min Avg Max
20.9 4K Read 28.2 38
37.6 4K Write 64.4 99.4
11.2 4K Mixed 28.6 39.1
114% 40.4 MB/s
Min Avg Max
23.4 DQ Read 241 379
44.5 DQ Write 234 318
10.4 DQ Mixed 70.2 94.1
98.6% 182 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
414GB free
Firmware: 1.07 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 492
Write 434
Mixed 450
102% 459 MB/s
4K Read 28.1
4K Write 74.7
4K Mixed 34.8
127% 45.8 MB/s
DQ Read 360
DQ Write 293
DQ Mixed 94.7
134% 249 MB/s
414GB free
Firmware: 1.07 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 495
Write 435
Mixed 457
103% 463 MB/s
4K Read 28
4K Write 67
4K Mixed 34.8
122% 43.3 MB/s
DQ Read 367
DQ Write 302
DQ Mixed 94.4
136% 255 MB/s
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 Prices

AmazonUS $189.892 months ago.
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Motherboard: Asrock X99X Killer - $300

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 79% - Very good Total price: $1,508

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

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