Average Bench: 194% (75th of 1016)

Based on 1,234 user benchmarks.  Models: PLEXTOR PX-512M8PeG, PLEXTOR PX-512M8PeGN, PLEXTOR PX-512M8PeY

Outstanding average bench

The Plextor M8Pe NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB averaged 94.0% 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 654MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 875MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Plextor M8Pe NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB is 112%. 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 642MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 113MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,234 samples)
Min Avg Max
666 Read 1,233 1,487
421 Write 1,036 1,364
423 Mixed 642 736
345 SusWrite 835 1,244
210% 937 MB/s
Min Avg Max
28.9 4K Read 41.1 47.4
63.2 4K Write 113 150
38.5 4K Mixed 56.1 67.3
194% 70.2 MB/s
Min Avg Max
427 DQ Read 875 1,045
276 DQ Write 664 915
295 DQ Mixed 654 839
520% 731 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
396GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.06 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 976 985 1063 1045 1067 1079 MB/s
Read 1,219
Write 1,262
Mixed 665
SusWrite 1,036
235% 1,046 MB/s
4K Read 43.1
4K Write 154
4K Mixed 69.1
235% 88.6 MB/s
DQ Read 963
DQ Write 683
DQ Mixed 856
630% 834 MB/s
361GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.06 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 769 930 943 914 984 954 MB/s
Read 1,302
Write 1,028
Mixed 709
SusWrite 916
221% 989 MB/s
4K Read 41.5
4K Write 108
4K Mixed 55.7
191% 68.3 MB/s
DQ Read 1,071
DQ Write 867
DQ Mixed 709
601% 882 MB/s
284GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.06 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1029 1026 970 866 847 611 MB/s
Read 1,333
Write 1,285
Mixed 709
SusWrite 892
236% 1,055 MB/s
4K Read 43.8
4K Write 128
4K Mixed 59.9
211% 77.4 MB/s
DQ Read 956
DQ Write 685
DQ Mixed 654
534% 765 MB/s
320GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.06 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1107 991 1058 1024 1018 882 MB/s
Read 1,305
Write 1,306
Mixed 724
SusWrite 1,013
244% 1,087 MB/s
4K Read 39.1
4K Write 91.1
4K Mixed 51.5
174% 60.6 MB/s
DQ Read 825
DQ Write 508
DQ Mixed 613
471% 648 MB/s
400GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.06 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 762 809 792 832 806 814 MB/s
Read 1,144
Write 1,050
Mixed 633
SusWrite 803
203% 908 MB/s
4K Read 44.2
4K Write 119
4K Mixed 61.2
208% 74.8 MB/s
DQ Read 969
DQ Write 716
DQ Mixed 790
604% 825 MB/s
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Typical M8Pe NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB Builds (Compare 5,146 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 112%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 108%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 74%
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Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS IX FORMULA - $413

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 53% - Above average Total price: $1,773

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