Average Bench: 86.5% (121st of 873)

Based on 132 user benchmarks.  Model: PLEXTOR PX-256M6V

Very good average bench

The Plextor M6V 256GB averaged just 13.4% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Plextor M6V 256GB near the top of the comparison list.


Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 28.1MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 77.6MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Plextor M6V 256GB is 37%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Plextor M6V 256GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.


Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 177MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 336MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 132 samples)
Min Avg Max
377 Read 497 524
313 Write 336 349
286 Mixed 382 418
89.9% 405 MB/s
Min Avg Max
19.6 4K Read 28.1 35.1
38.8 4K Write 77.6 108
16.2 4K Mixed 31.2 43.3
124% 45.6 MB/s
Min Avg Max
22.8 DQ Read 177 316
60.5 DQ Write 202 303
15.5 DQ Mixed 55.8 83.8
79.1% 145 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
56GB free
Firmware: 1.04 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 517
Write 347
Mixed 415
94% 426 MB/s
4K Read 33
4K Write 91.2
4K Mixed 40.3
150% 54.8 MB/s
DQ Read 253
DQ Write 231
DQ Mixed 77.8
103% 187 MB/s
29GB free
Firmware: 1.01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 519
Write 348
Mixed 417
95% 428 MB/s
4K Read 27.3
4K Write 67.9
4K Mixed 37.5
125% 44.3 MB/s
DQ Read 252
DQ Write 239
DQ Mixed 78.5
105% 190 MB/s
63GB free
Firmware: 1.04 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 501
Write 344
Mixed 364
89% 403 MB/s
4K Read 25.8
4K Write 50.1
4K Mixed 28
102% 34.7 MB/s
DQ Read 220
DQ Write 180
DQ Mixed 75.5
90% 158 MB/s
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Typical M6V 256GB Builds (Compare 16,573 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 94%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop 84%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation 65%

Motherboard: Asus Z170 PRO GAMING - $157

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 77% - Very good Total price: $1,202

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