Average Bench: 173% (105th of 1034)

Based on 2,227 user benchmarks.  Models: PLEXTOR PX-256M8PeG, PLEXTOR PX-256M8PeY

Outstanding average bench

The Plextor M8Pe NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB averaged 73.1% higher than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Plextor M8Pe NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 550MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 748MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Plextor M8Pe NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB is 94.6%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the Plextor M8Pe NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 600MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 612MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 2,227 samples)
Min Avg Max
632 Read 1,216 1,498
341 Write 748 900
399 Mixed 600 688
254 SusWrite 612 845
177% 794 MB/s
Min Avg Max
26.6 4K Read 39.2 46.8
56.2 4K Write 107 143
35.3 4K Mixed 53.8 66
185% 66.6 MB/s
Min Avg Max
361 DQ Read 748 859
190 DQ Write 600 895
241 DQ Mixed 550 704
446% 633 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
104GB free
Firmware: 1.06 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 855 855 850 851 851 776 MB/s
Read 1366
Write 903
Mixed 673
SusWrite 840
211% 945 MB/s
4K Read 41.3
4K Write 105
4K Mixed 55
188% 67 MB/s
DQ Read 856
DQ Write 832
DQ Mixed 633
534% 774 MB/s
131GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.06 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 707 722 733 731 741 709 MB/s
Read 1421
Write 880
Mixed 679
SusWrite 724
206% 926 MB/s
4K Read 43.9
4K Write 114
4K Mixed 59.1
202% 72.2 MB/s
DQ Read 828
DQ Write 781
DQ Mixed 617
514% 742 MB/s
111GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.06 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 678 653 651 633 631 613 MB/s
Read 1,301
Write 860
Mixed 598
SusWrite 643
189% 850 MB/s
4K Read 42.7
4K Write 118
4K Mixed 59.3
203% 73.5 MB/s
DQ Read 814
DQ Write 719
DQ Mixed 615
502% 716 MB/s
51GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.04 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 639 551 541 498 457 464 MB/s
Read 1,373
Write 745
Mixed 674
SusWrite 525
184% 829 MB/s
4K Read 45.4
4K Write 130
4K Mixed 61.5
216% 78.9 MB/s
DQ Read 848
DQ Write 686
DQ Mixed 603
496% 712 MB/s
89GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.04 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 448 445 439 419 424 423 MB/s
Read 1,405
Write 591
Mixed 559
SusWrite 433
165% 747 MB/s
4K Read 44.2
4K Write 123
4K Mixed 62.4
212% 76.4 MB/s
DQ Read 855
DQ Write 586
DQ Mixed 456
412% 632 MB/s
131GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.06 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 641 581 584 578 567 565 MB/s
Read 1,241
Write 885
Mixed 578
SusWrite 586
183% 822 MB/s
4K Read 38.7
4K Write 92
4K Mixed 58
182% 62.9 MB/s
DQ Read 858
DQ Write 634
DQ Mixed 610
493% 701 MB/s
170GB free
Firmware: 1.06 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 765 864 864 861 807 749 MB/s
Read 1,125
Write 910
Mixed 620
SusWrite 818
194% 868 MB/s
4K Read 38.8
4K Write 80.3
4K Mixed 48.4
163% 55.8 MB/s
DQ Read 585
DQ Write 484
DQ Mixed 508
388% 526 MB/s
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Typical M8Pe NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB Builds (Compare 9,808 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 70%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 91%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 60%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Asus Z170 PRO GAMING - $228

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 58% - Above average Total price: $1,101

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