Average Bench: 86.4% (118th of 859)

Based on 106 user benchmarks.  Model: PLEXTOR PX-256M6V

Very good average bench

The Plextor M6V 256GB averaged just 13.5% 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.

Strengths

Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 28MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 78.3MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Plextor M6V 256GB is 38.2%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Plextor M6V 256GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 176MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 335MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 106 samples)
Min Avg Max
389 Read 501 524
312 Write 335 349
308 Mixed 385 416
90.2% 407 MB/s
Min Avg Max
19.3 4K Read 28 35.2
39.4 4K Write 78.3 109
16.2 4K Mixed 30.9 43.3
123% 45.7 MB/s
Min Avg Max
23.4 DQ Read 176 317
60 DQ Write 200 304
15.2 DQ Mixed 56.2 84.1
78.8% 144 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
8GB free
Firmware: 1.01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 520
Write 303
Mixed 384
89% 402 MB/s
4K Read 34.3
4K Write 98.8
4K Mixed 42.7
159% 58.6 MB/s
DQ Read 300
DQ Write 279
DQ Mixed 77.5
116% 219 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 3,838,841 SSDs tested.

Typical M6V 256GB Builds (Compare 17,206 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 95%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 84%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 65%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus Z170 PRO GAMING - $158

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 82% - Excellent Total price: $1,144

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Controller: SMI 2246. NAND Memory: Toshiba A15nm MLC.

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