Average Bench: 193% (80th of 1037)

Based on 1,993 user benchmarks.  Models: PLEXTOR PX-512M8PeG, PLEXTOR PX-512M8PeGN, PLEXTOR PX-512M8PeY

Outstanding average bench

The Plextor M8Pe NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB averaged 93.2% higher than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Plextor M8Pe NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 647MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 893MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Plextor M8Pe NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB is 114%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the Plextor M8Pe NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 643MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 110MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,993 samples)
Min Avg Max
770 Read 1,247 1,475
517 Write 1,039 1,355
440 Mixed 643 736
300 SusWrite 823 1,245
210% 938 MB/s
Min Avg Max
27 4K Read 41.4 47.3
54.1 4K Write 110 149
34.3 4K Mixed 54.7 66.7
191% 68.7 MB/s
Min Avg Max
459 DQ Read 893 1,057
245 DQ Write 651 903
279 DQ Mixed 647 839
517% 730 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
436GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.06 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1083 1012 1036 1057 1036 1055 MB/s
Read 1,392
Write 1,301
Mixed 684
SusWrite 1,046
248% 1,106 MB/s
4K Read 47.6
4K Write 150
4K Mixed 68.2
239% 88.5 MB/s
DQ Read 1,015
DQ Write 913
DQ Mixed 799
645% 909 MB/s
240GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.06 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1107 1016 1050 1008 1027 1006 MB/s
Read 1,352
Write 1,363
Mixed 705
SusWrite 1,036
250% 1,114 MB/s
4K Read 45.9
4K Write 128
4K Mixed 64.1
219% 79.3 MB/s
DQ Read 988
DQ Write 702
DQ Mixed 772
596% 821 MB/s
124GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.06 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1201 854 827 746 640 646 MB/s
Read 1329
Write 1342
Mixed 694
SusWrite 819
234% 1,046 MB/s
4K Read 42.8
4K Write 106
4K Mixed 56.7
193% 68.3 MB/s
DQ Read 926
DQ Write 753
DQ Mixed 667
546% 782 MB/s
135GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.04 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 747 688 681 673 644 642 MB/s
Read 1,384
Write 1,029
Mixed 627
SusWrite 679
207% 930 MB/s
4K Read 44.9
4K Write 123
4K Mixed 62.2
213% 76.8 MB/s
DQ Read 1,011
DQ Write 602
DQ Mixed 749
573% 787 MB/s
179GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.04 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 705 691 614 624 627 626 MB/s
Read 1,356
Write 1,030
Mixed 668
SusWrite 648
206% 926 MB/s
4K Read 41.7
4K Write 112
4K Mixed 56.9
195% 70.1 MB/s
DQ Read 926
DQ Write 754
DQ Mixed 692
558% 790 MB/s
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Typical M8Pe NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB Builds (Compare 1,025 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 118%
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Desktop
Desktop 96%
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Workstation
Workstation 100%
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Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS IX FORMULA - $413

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 55% - Above average Total price: $1,906

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