Average Bench: 86.6% (108th of 853)

Based on 101 user benchmarks.  Model: PLEXTOR PX-256M6V

Very good average bench

The Plextor M6V 256GB averaged just 13.3% 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 28.1MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 78.5MB/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 179MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 334MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 101 samples)
Min Avg Max
403 Read 502 524
311 Write 334 349
320 Mixed 385 416
90.2% 407 MB/s
Min Avg Max
19.1 4K Read 28.1 35.1
42 4K Write 78.5 109
16.2 4K Mixed 30.9 43.3
124% 45.8 MB/s
Min Avg Max
23.8 DQ Read 179 317
61.6 DQ Write 202 304
15.5 DQ Mixed 56.4 84.2
79.7% 146 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
14GB free
Firmware: 1.01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 503
Write 349
Mixed 383
91% 412 MB/s
4K Read 30.8
4K Write 106
4K Mixed 42.6
158% 60 MB/s
DQ Read 312
DQ Write 308
DQ Mixed 73.3
120% 231 MB/s
9GB free
Firmware: 1.01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 503
Write 346
Mixed 302
85% 384 MB/s
4K Read 33.1
4K Write 84.5
4K Mixed 39.6
146% 52.4 MB/s
DQ Read 270
DQ Write 229
DQ Mixed 78.6
105% 192 MB/s
150GB free
Firmware: 1.02 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 522
Write 346
Mixed 414
95% 427 MB/s
4K Read 35.1
4K Write 110
4K Mixed 31.5
152% 58.8 MB/s
DQ Read 88.8
DQ Write 280
DQ Mixed 72.2
88% 147 MB/s
223GB free
Firmware: 1.04 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 499
Write 311
Mixed 390
89% 400 MB/s
4K Read 27.6
4K Write 65.5
4K Mixed 36.1
123% 43.1 MB/s
DQ Read 179
DQ Write 143
DQ Mixed 74.9
80% 132 MB/s
202GB free
Firmware: 1.01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 509
Write 341
Mixed 404
93% 418 MB/s
4K Read 27.1
4K Write 102
4K Mixed 16.2
116% 48.5 MB/s
DQ Read 24.1
DQ Write 111
DQ Mixed 18.1
28% 50.9 MB/s
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Typical M6V 256GB Builds (Compare 15,594 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 93%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 83%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 65%
Destroyer

Motherboard: Asus Z170 PRO GAMING - $158

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 84% - Excellent Total price: $1,088

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

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