Average Bench: 88.3% - 85th / 836

Based on 69 user benchmarks.  Model: PLEXTOR PX-256M6V

Very good average bench

The Plextor M6V 256GB averaged just 11.7% 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 28.5MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 80.7MB/s
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Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Plextor M6V 256GB is 33.6%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Plextor M6V 256GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.


Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 196MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 335MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 69 samples)
Min Avg Max
387 Read 502 524
310 Write 335 349
333 Mixed 387 415
90.5% 408 MB/s
Min Avg Max
20.1 4K Read 28.5 35.3
43.7 4K Write 80.7 109
16.5 4K Mixed 31.9 43.6
127% 47 MB/s
Min Avg Max
24.6 DQ Read 196 318
73.5 DQ Write 214 304
16.4 DQ Mixed 60.7 84.4
85.4% 157 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
22GB free
Firmware: 1.01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 517
Write 342
Mixed 411
94% 423 MB/s
4K Read 29.3
4K Write 78
4K Mixed 36.6
133% 48 MB/s
DQ Read 294
DQ Write 264
DQ Mixed 75.1
112% 211 MB/s
38GB free
Firmware: 1.04 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 522
Write 348
Mixed 411
95% 427 MB/s
4K Read 35.3
4K Write 107
4K Mixed 26.2
144% 56.2 MB/s
DQ Read 36.2
DQ Write 292
DQ Mixed 51.3
73% 127 MB/s
15GB free
Firmware: 1.04 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 358
Write 160
Mixed 224
54% 247 MB/s
4K Read 19.9
4K Write 29.7
4K Mixed 14.1
64% 21.2 MB/s
DQ Read 21.5
DQ Write 30.7
DQ Mixed 14.1
14% 22.1 MB/s

 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 2,122,423 SSDs tested.

Typical M6V 256GB Builds (Compare 10,847 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 109%
Desktop 91%
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Workstation 71%

Motherboard: Asus Z170 PRO GAMING - $153

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 101% - Outstanding Total price: $1,058

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