Average Bench: 85.5% (347th of 1026)

Based on 73 user benchmarks.  Model: PLEXTOR PX-256M6G-2280

Very good average bench

The Plextor PX-256M6G-2280 256GB averaged just 14.4% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Plextor PX-256M6G-2280 256GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 121MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 27.4MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Plextor PX-256M6G-2280 256GB is 37.3%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Plextor PX-256M6G-2280 256GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 350MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 361MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 73 samples)
Min Avg Max
412 Read 456 483
337 Write 392 425
187 Mixed 361 448
215 SusWrite 350 393
87.6% 390 MB/s
Min Avg Max
19.2 4K Read 27.4 34.4
26.3 4K Write 60 84.8
10.3 4K Mixed 27.9 39.5
109% 38.4 MB/s
Min Avg Max
27.8 DQ Read 256 350
56.8 DQ Write 239 309
10.4 DQ Mixed 121 225
125% 205 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
209GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.00
SusWrite @10s intervals: 392 250 394 374 394 363 MB/s
Read 463
Write 361
Mixed 293
SusWrite 361
83% 370 MB/s
4K Read 28.4
4K Write 51.3
4K Mixed 29.6
108% 36.4 MB/s
DQ Read 328
DQ Write 308
DQ Mixed 224
194% 287 MB/s
209GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.00
SusWrite @10s intervals: 183 338 396 373 388 397 MB/s
Read 471
Write 400
Mixed 290
SusWrite 346
84% 377 MB/s
4K Read 28.8
4K Write 52.6
4K Mixed 29.9
110% 37.1 MB/s
DQ Read 329
DQ Write 307
DQ Mixed 222
193% 286 MB/s
30GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.00
SusWrite @10s intervals: 404 393 365 372 397 389 MB/s
Read 467
Write 370
Mixed 299
SusWrite 387
85% 381 MB/s
4K Read 28.4
4K Write 51
4K Mixed 29
107% 36.1 MB/s
DQ Read 333
DQ Write 236
DQ Mixed 209
176% 259 MB/s
57GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 338 365 342 364 358 366 MB/s
Read 417
Write 373
Mixed 268
SusWrite 355
79% 353 MB/s
4K Read 26.9
4K Write 58.8
4K Mixed 33.1
114% 39.6 MB/s
DQ Read 345
DQ Write 233
DQ Mixed 205
176% 261 MB/s
29GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.00
SusWrite @10s intervals: 358 378 369 393 344 314 MB/s
Read 461
Write 379
Mixed 293
SusWrite 359
84% 373 MB/s
4K Read 27.7
4K Write 52.5
4K Mixed 29.9
108% 36.7 MB/s
DQ Read 334
DQ Write 234
DQ Mixed 212
178% 260 MB/s
74GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.00
SusWrite @10s intervals: 394 381 394 391 374 410 MB/s
Read 460
Write 403
Mixed 283
SusWrite 391
86% 384 MB/s
4K Read 26.1
4K Write 44.3
4K Mixed 25.9
96% 32.1 MB/s
DQ Read 256
DQ Write 238
DQ Mixed 186
156% 227 MB/s
113GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.00
SusWrite @10s intervals: 402 386 373 398 373 391 MB/s
Read 458
Write 399
Mixed 289
SusWrite 387
86% 383 MB/s
4K Read 25.5
4K Write 43.7
4K Mixed 26.7
96% 32 MB/s
DQ Read 256
DQ Write 240
DQ Mixed 190
159% 229 MB/s
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Typical PX-256M6G-2280 256GB Builds (Compare 3,211 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 53%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 77%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 60%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Asus Z97M-PLUS - $350

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 53% - Above average Total price: $1,093

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