Average Bench: 68.3% (600th of 1003)

Based on 601 user benchmarks.  Model: PLEXTOR PX-128S3G

Above average average bench

The Plextor PX-128S3G 128GB averaged 31.7% 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 132MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 29.6MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Plextor PX-128S3G 128GB is 49%. 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 100MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 224MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 601 samples)
Min Avg Max
369 Read 464 517
87.6 Write 224 462
117 Mixed 242 441
65.2 SusWrite 100 117
56.9% 258 MB/s
Min Avg Max
10.4 4K Read 22.6 32.3
29.8 4K Write 70.1 108
13.8 4K Mixed 29.6 47.4
109% 40.8 MB/s
Min Avg Max
29.9 DQ Read 237 314
66.6 DQ Write 155 342
24.8 DQ Mixed 132 253
116% 175 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
34GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.03
SusWrite @10s intervals: 147 116 105 106 105 104 MB/s
Read 509
Write 438
Mixed 394
SusWrite 114
81% 364 MB/s
4K Read 27.8
4K Write 78.6
4K Mixed 39.9
135% 48.8 MB/s
DQ Read 312
DQ Write 306
DQ Mixed 233
196% 283 MB/s
57GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.04
SusWrite @10s intervals: 103 103 102 104 103 103 MB/s
Read 468
Write 104
Mixed 146
SusWrite 103
45% 205 MB/s
4K Read 22.7
4K Write 83.7
4K Mixed 31
118% 45.8 MB/s
DQ Read 236
DQ Write 104
DQ Mixed 123
104% 154 MB/s
32GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.03
SusWrite @10s intervals: 92 102 98 103 105 106 MB/s
Read 508
Write 104
Mixed 149
SusWrite 101
47% 216 MB/s
4K Read 23.1
4K Write 71.9
4K Mixed 29.5
111% 41.5 MB/s
DQ Read 229
DQ Write 103
DQ Mixed 122
102% 151 MB/s
48GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 135 93 100 100 100 98 MB/s
Read 360
Write 340
Mixed 134
SusWrite 104
52% 235 MB/s
4K Read 14
4K Write 44.8
4K Mixed 26.6
79% 28.5 MB/s
DQ Read 180
DQ Write 62.3
DQ Mixed 57
59% 99.8 MB/s
59GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.04
SusWrite @10s intervals: 105 97 103 102 102 102 MB/s
Read 341
Write 163
Mixed 139
SusWrite 102
41% 186 MB/s
4K Read 9.3
4K Write 34.7
4K Mixed 13.7
50% 19.2 MB/s
DQ Read 230
DQ Write 142
DQ Mixed 112
104% 161 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 15,198,906 SSDs tested.

Typical PX-128S3G 128GB Builds (Compare 1,436 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 16%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 57%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 40%
Speed boat

System: Notebook N85_N87,HJ,HJ1,HK1

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