Average Bench: 93.9% (244th of 1026)

Based on 707 user benchmarks.  Model: PLEXTOR PX-256M6Pro

Excellent average bench

The Plextor M6 Pro 256GB averaged just 6.0% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Plextor M6 Pro 256GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 165MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 29.6MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Plextor M6 Pro 256GB is 42.6%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Plextor M6 Pro 256GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 309MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 381MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 707 samples)
Min Avg Max
339 Read 459 511
291 Write 408 464
218 Mixed 309 474
274 SusWrite 381 438
87.4% 389 MB/s
Min Avg Max
19.5 4K Read 29.6 36.5
38.8 4K Write 72 98.5
18.6 4K Mixed 34.4 45.1
127% 45.3 MB/s
Min Avg Max
28.5 DQ Read 300 384
71.3 DQ Write 264 343
21.9 DQ Mixed 165 225
156% 243 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
113GB free
Firmware: 1.05
SusWrite @10s intervals: 364 399 444 437 463 462 MB/s
Read 380
Write 458
Mixed 309
SusWrite 428
89% 394 MB/s
4K Read 35.5
4K Write 86.8
4K Mixed 43.9
156% 55.4 MB/s
DQ Read 376
DQ Write 345
DQ Mixed 225
206% 316 MB/s
150GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.05
SusWrite @10s intervals: 292 256 268 282 267 288 MB/s
Read 488
Write 425
Mixed 308
SusWrite 276
84% 374 MB/s
4K Read 34.9
4K Write 86.4
4K Mixed 42.9
154% 54.7 MB/s
DQ Read 376
DQ Write 342
DQ Mixed 169
179% 296 MB/s
122GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.05
SusWrite @10s intervals: 274 334 400 405 396 427 MB/s
Read 457
Write 420
Mixed 293
SusWrite 373
87% 386 MB/s
4K Read 28.8
4K Write 88.9
4K Mixed 37.5
139% 51.7 MB/s
DQ Read 372
DQ Write 338
DQ Mixed 220
202% 310 MB/s
154GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.05
SusWrite @10s intervals: 251 331 254 310 277 268 MB/s
Read 468
Write 437
Mixed 283
SusWrite 282
82% 367 MB/s
4K Read 34.4
4K Write 85.1
4K Mixed 43.1
152% 54.2 MB/s
DQ Read 360
DQ Write 326
DQ Mixed 217
197% 301 MB/s
90GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.05
SusWrite @10s intervals: 282 280 279 300 296 277 MB/s
Read 325
Write 282
Mixed 203
SusWrite 286
62% 274 MB/s
4K Read 23.4
4K Write 38.8
4K Mixed 22.8
85% 28.3 MB/s
DQ Read 27.3
DQ Write 58.9
DQ Mixed 36.2
30% 40.8 MB/s
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Typical M6 Pro 256GB Builds (Compare 41,092 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 75%
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Desktop
Desktop 82%
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Workstation
Workstation 66%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus Z170 PRO GAMING - $228

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 57% - Above average Total price: $1,098

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