Average Bench: 86.5% (106th of 850)

Based on 93 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 27.9MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 77.8MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Plextor M6V 256GB is 36.6%. 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 182MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 334MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 93 samples)
Min Avg Max
396 Read 501 524
312 Write 334 348
328 Mixed 386 416
90.2% 407 MB/s
Min Avg Max
18.9 4K Read 27.9 35.2
42.2 4K Write 77.8 108
16.6 4K Mixed 30.8 43.3
123% 45.5 MB/s
Min Avg Max
24.2 DQ Read 182 317
60.5 DQ Write 203 303
15.4 DQ Mixed 56.6 84.3
80.3% 147 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
30GB free
Firmware: 1.01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 523
Write 348
Mixed 385
93% 419 MB/s
4K Read 33.9
4K Write 99.5
4K Mixed 26.2
138% 53.2 MB/s
DQ Read 292
DQ Write 92.8
DQ Mixed 68.3
83% 151 MB/s
70GB free
Firmware: 1.04 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 479
Write 164
Mixed 151
57% 264 MB/s
4K Read 28.5
4K Write 68.2
4K Mixed 36.8
126% 44.5 MB/s
DQ Read 1.66
DQ Write 263
DQ Mixed 0.56
40% 88.5 MB/s
83GB free
Firmware: 1.04 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 505
Write 335
Mixed 406
92% 415 MB/s
4K Read 19
4K Write 42.3
4K Mixed 27.7
87% 29.7 MB/s
DQ Read 99.7
DQ Write 77.4
DQ Mixed 42.2
44% 73.1 MB/s
83GB free
Firmware: 1.04 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 507
Write 338
Mixed 378
90% 408 MB/s
4K Read 17.6
4K Write 34
4K Mixed 23.9
75% 25.2 MB/s
DQ Read 90.9
DQ Write 69.7
DQ Mixed 39.2
40% 66.6 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 2,840,484 SSDs tested.

Typical M6V 256GB Builds (Compare 13,748 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 - $149

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 87% - Excellent Total price: $1,072

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

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