Average Bench: 89.8% (92nd of 869)

Based on 36 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 28.6MB/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 245MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 420MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 36 samples)
Min Avg Max
344 Read 481 502
314 Write 420 448
337 Mixed 445 461
100% 449 MB/s
Min Avg Max
20.5 4K Read 28.6 38
33.1 4K Write 62.7 99.4
10.4 4K Mixed 29 39.1
114% 40.1 MB/s
Min Avg Max
21.7 DQ Read 245 379
34.7 DQ Write 218 318
10.3 DQ Mixed 68.6 94.1
96% 177 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
476GB free
Firmware: 1.08 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 502
Write 445
Mixed 461
105% 469 MB/s
4K Read 36
4K Write 89
4K Mixed 35.1
146% 53.4 MB/s
DQ Read 354
DQ Write 314
DQ Mixed 23.7
103% 231 MB/s
294GB free
Firmware: 1.07 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 491
Write 435
Mixed 445
102% 457 MB/s
4K Read 26.3
4K Write 50.1
4K Mixed 31
106% 35.8 MB/s
DQ Read 347
DQ Write 227
DQ Mixed 80.4
116% 218 MB/s
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Gaming 92%
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Desktop
Desktop 77%
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Workstation 71%
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Motherboard: Asrock X99X Killer - $247

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 74% - Very good Total price: $1,528

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