Average Bench: 85.1% (342nd of 1011)

Based on 59 user benchmarks.  Model: PLEXTOR PX-256M6G-2280

Very good average bench

The Plextor PX-256M6G-2280 256GB averaged just 14.9% 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 99.9MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 27MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Plextor PX-256M6G-2280 256GB is 37%. 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 346MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 380MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 59 samples)
Min Avg Max
417 Read 457 484
342 Write 398 425
186 Mixed 380 448
249 SusWrite 346 398
88.8% 395 MB/s
Min Avg Max
16.9 4K Read 27 34.4
26.1 4K Write 60.6 84.5
9.16 4K Mixed 27.1 38.8
108% 38.3 MB/s
Min Avg Max
26.8 DQ Read 244 352
56.3 DQ Write 234 308
10.1 DQ Mixed 99.9 225
113% 193 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
147GB free
Firmware: 1.02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 405 374 406 402 404 398 MB/s
Read 483
Write 375
Mixed 294
SusWrite 398
87% 388 MB/s
4K Read 34.3
4K Write 74.4
4K Mixed 38.7
141% 49.1 MB/s
DQ Read 339
DQ Write 307
DQ Mixed 224
195% 290 MB/s
105GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 349 388 326 382 365 381 MB/s
Read 458
Write 378
Mixed 286
SusWrite 365
83% 372 MB/s
4K Read 28.5
4K Write 83.8
4K Mixed 42.2
142% 51.5 MB/s
DQ Read 332
DQ Write 313
DQ Mixed 222
194% 289 MB/s
118GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.00
SusWrite @10s intervals: 365 395 380 400 364 397 MB/s
Read 475
Write 398
Mixed 292
SusWrite 383
87% 387 MB/s
4K Read 33.8
4K Write 81.1
4K Mixed 38.8
144% 51.2 MB/s
DQ Read 247
DQ Write 266
DQ Mixed 186
160% 233 MB/s
71GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.00
SusWrite @10s intervals: 362 335 370 338 373 357 MB/s
Read 460
Write 384
Mixed 178
SusWrite 356
77% 344 MB/s
4K Read 34
4K Write 75.2
4K Mixed 38.3
140% 49.2 MB/s
DQ Read 326
DQ Write 306
DQ Mixed 221
192% 285 MB/s
201GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 381 330 381 340 353 366 MB/s
Read 449
Write 389
Mixed 267
SusWrite 358
82% 366 MB/s
4K Read 27.6
4K Write 51.8
4K Mixed 27.7
105% 35.7 MB/s
DQ Read 331
DQ Write 310
DQ Mixed 223
194% 288 MB/s
67GB free
Firmware: 1.00
SusWrite @10s intervals: 248 245 227 254 265 253 MB/s
Read 455
Write 381
Mixed 273
SusWrite 249
76% 340 MB/s
4K Read 27
4K Write 54.4
4K Mixed 36.3
116% 39.2 MB/s
DQ Read 318
DQ Write 302
DQ Mixed 223
191% 281 MB/s
205GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 364 302 368 345 342 371 MB/s
Read 427
Write 382
Mixed 264
SusWrite 348
80% 355 MB/s
4K Read 24
4K Write 47
4K Mixed 24.7
93% 31.9 MB/s
DQ Read 310
DQ Write 304
DQ Mixed 222
190% 278 MB/s
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Typical PX-256M6G-2280 256GB Builds (Compare 2,292 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 50%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 72%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 50%
Yacht

Motherboard: Asus Z97M-PLUS - $350

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 49% - Average Total price: $1,097

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