Average Bench: 67.3% (687th of 1058)

Based on 1,305 user benchmarks.  Model: PLEXTOR PX-128S3G

Above average average bench

The Plextor PX-128S3G 128GB averaged 32.7% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This isn't a great result which indicates that there are much faster alternatives on the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 137MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 30.7MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Plextor PX-128S3G 128GB is 44.2%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Plextor PX-128S3G 128GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 93.4MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 194MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,305 samples)
Min Avg Max
359 Read 460 512
61.2 Write 194 450
79.5 Mixed 208 420
50.9 SusWrite 93.4 116
52.5% 239 MB/s
Min Avg Max
12.7 4K Read 23.1 32.1
26.9 4K Write 69.9 104
15.2 4K Mixed 30.7 47.3
111% 41.2 MB/s
Min Avg Max
212 DQ Read 251 314
46.9 DQ Write 144 329
64.9 DQ Mixed 137 253
118% 177 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
78GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.04
SusWrite @10s intervals: 95 141 102 105 103 105 MB/s
Read 478
Write 443
Mixed 408
SusWrite 109
80% 360 MB/s
4K Read 27.1
4K Write 97.9
4K Mixed 36.3
139% 53.8 MB/s
DQ Read 312
DQ Write 342
DQ Mixed 153
163% 269 MB/s
30GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.04
SusWrite @10s intervals: 81 100 105 106 80 106 MB/s
Read 514
Write 105
Mixed 155
SusWrite 96.4
47% 218 MB/s
4K Read 26.3
4K Write 90
4K Mixed 34.7
132% 50.3 MB/s
DQ Read 238
DQ Write 107
DQ Mixed 124
105% 156 MB/s
15GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.04
SusWrite @10s intervals: 97 77 56 52 52 48 MB/s
Read 485
Write 152
Mixed 124
SusWrite 63.7
45% 206 MB/s
4K Read 24.4
4K Write 102
4K Mixed 37.6
139% 54.5 MB/s
DQ Read 262
DQ Write 107
DQ Mixed 138
115% 169 MB/s
45GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.04
SusWrite @10s intervals: 104 104 105 105 106 106 MB/s
Read 508
Write 105
Mixed 154
SusWrite 105
47% 218 MB/s
4K Read 24.6
4K Write 73.4
4K Mixed 31.5
116% 43.2 MB/s
DQ Read 238
DQ Write 105
DQ Mixed 124
104% 156 MB/s
42GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 102 103 97 88 98 78 MB/s
Read 495
Write 148
Mixed 121
SusWrite 94.3
47% 215 MB/s
4K Read 24.9
4K Write 24.4
4K Mixed 24.6
82% 24.6 MB/s
DQ Read 237
DQ Write 127
DQ Mixed 105
98% 156 MB/s
42GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.04
SusWrite @10s intervals: 102 100 87 85 85 88 MB/s
Read 491
Write 104
Mixed 146
SusWrite 91.2
45% 208 MB/s
4K Read 16.7
4K Write 31.7
4K Mixed 21.6
70% 23.3 MB/s
DQ Read 149
DQ Write 35.1
DQ Mixed 57.1
51% 80.4 MB/s
24GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.04
SusWrite @10s intervals: 90 95 98 96 86 85 MB/s
Read 313
Write 95.3
Mixed 132
SusWrite 91.8
35% 158 MB/s
4K Read 11.3
4K Write 30.5
4K Mixed 16.4
54% 19.4 MB/s
DQ Read 227
DQ Write 103
DQ Mixed 115
98% 148 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 46,963,091 SSDs tested.

Typical PX-128S3G 128GB Builds (Compare 209 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 20%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 75%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 17%
Surfboard

System: Casper EXCALIBUR G650

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