Average Bench: 80.4% (465th of 1058)

Based on 22 user benchmarks.  Model: PLEXTOR PX-512M6M
Poor: 51%Average: 80.4% Great: 102%

Very good average bench

The Plextor PX-512M6M 512GB averaged just 19.5% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Plextor PX-512M6M 512GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 170MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 27.6MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Plextor PX-512M6M 512GB is 50.9%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Plextor PX-512M6M 512GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 304MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 319MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 22 samples)
Min Avg Max
308 Read 426 478
77 Write 362 424
116 Mixed 304 445
79.3 SusWrite 319 392
79.2% 353 MB/s
Min Avg Max
14.6 4K Read 27.6 35.9
2.9 4K Write 54.9 92
2.9 4K Mixed 25.3 43.7
103% 35.9 MB/s
Min Avg Max
25.2 DQ Read 302 365
68.8 DQ Write 250 315
11.5 DQ Mixed 170 222
156% 240 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
296GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.03
SusWrite @10s intervals: 325 396 339 363 399 336 MB/s
Read 471
Write 400
Mixed 297
SusWrite 360
86% 382 MB/s
4K Read 33.7
4K Write 77
4K Mixed 40.3
144% 50.3 MB/s
DQ Read 356
DQ Write 307
DQ Mixed 216
194% 293 MB/s
411GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.03
SusWrite @10s intervals: 393 339 342 381 334 324 MB/s
Read 456
Write 366
Mixed 273
SusWrite 352
81% 362 MB/s
4K Read 34.3
4K Write 76.1
4K Mixed 31.1
132% 47.2 MB/s
DQ Read 339
DQ Write 274
DQ Mixed 205
181% 273 MB/s
168GB free
Firmware: 1.08
SusWrite @10s intervals: 415 370 408 353 418 362 MB/s
Read 449
Write 395
Mixed 282
SusWrite 388
85% 378 MB/s
4K Read 29.8
4K Write 58.1
4K Mixed 30.5
115% 39.5 MB/s
DQ Read 353
DQ Write 312
DQ Mixed 220
196% 295 MB/s
449GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.03
SusWrite @10s intervals: 279 328 285 324 313 346 MB/s
Read 314
Write 302
Mixed 240
SusWrite 313
66% 292 MB/s
4K Read 19.9
4K Write 60.1
4K Mixed 15.7
82% 31.9 MB/s
DQ Read 347
DQ Write 308
DQ Mixed 214
192% 290 MB/s
80GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.08
SusWrite @10s intervals: 319 284 364 330 326 312 MB/s
Read 406
Write 344
Mixed 263
SusWrite 322
75% 334 MB/s
4K Read 20
4K Write 33.9
4K Mixed 17
70% 23.6 MB/s
DQ Read 281
DQ Write 185
DQ Mixed 204
160% 223 MB/s
16GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.08
SusWrite @10s intervals: 215 194 45 56 68 49 MB/s
Read 308
Write 249
Mixed 211
SusWrite 104
49% 218 MB/s
4K Read 14.6
4K Write 27.6
4K Mixed 24.2
68% 22.1 MB/s
DQ Read 337
DQ Write 240
DQ Mixed 208
177% 262 MB/s
79GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.03
SusWrite @10s intervals: 80 79 83 80 78 77 MB/s
Read 375
Write 77
Mixed 116
SusWrite 79.3
35% 162 MB/s
4K Read 26.1
4K Write 2.9
4K Mixed 5.2
48% 11.4 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 47,241,806 SSDs tested.

Typical PX-512M6M 512GB Builds (Compare 73 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 5%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 54%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 5%
Tree trunk

System: Toshiba PORTEGE Z30t-A

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