Average Bench: 143% (112th of 1003)

Based on 97 user benchmarks.  Models: PLEXTOR PX-512M8SeG, PLEXTOR PX-512M8SeY, PLEXTOR PX-512M8SeGN

Outstanding average bench

The Plextor M8Se NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB averaged 42.7% higher than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Plextor M8Se NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 259MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 1,380MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Plextor M8Se NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB is 103%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the Plextor M8Se NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 367MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 76.9MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 97 samples)
Min Avg Max
560 Read 1,380 2,100
183 Write 577 971
254 Mixed 613 959
116 SusWrite 367 501
162% 734 MB/s
Min Avg Max
23.2 4K Read 39.2 50.7
23.1 4K Write 76.9 141
11.1 4K Mixed 38.6 66.8
150% 51.6 MB/s
Min Avg Max
32.3 DQ Read 550 1,071
53.5 DQ Write 298 695
13.4 DQ Mixed 259 675
237% 369 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
382GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.02 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 380 309 437 359 316 377 MB/s
Read 1,260
Write 943
Mixed 675
SusWrite 363
180% 810 MB/s
4K Read 33.5
4K Write 103
4K Mixed 69.1
194% 68.4 MB/s
DQ Read 1,037
DQ Write 662
DQ Mixed 663
544% 787 MB/s
320GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.03 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 401 392 367 365 251 247 MB/s
Read 1,169
Write 817
Mixed 834
SusWrite 337
176% 789 MB/s
4K Read 43.6
4K Write 104
4K Mixed 51.7
187% 66.4 MB/s
DQ Read 851
DQ Write 335
DQ Mixed 499
394% 562 MB/s
406GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.01 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 265 396 314 257 396 319 MB/s
Read 1,018
Write 315
Mixed 428
SusWrite 324
115% 521 MB/s
4K Read 35.3
4K Write 123
4K Mixed 54.8
189% 71 MB/s
DQ Read 992
DQ Write 319
DQ Mixed 263
297% 525 MB/s
361GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.02 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 334 189 276 334 419 409 MB/s
Read 1,039
Write 416
Mixed 457
SusWrite 327
123% 560 MB/s
4K Read 23.3
4K Write 72.7
4K Mixed 45.8
132% 47.3 MB/s
DQ Read 877
DQ Write 393
DQ Mixed 455
385% 575 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 15,741,142 SSDs tested.

Typical M8Se NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB Builds (Compare 1,498 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 104%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 89%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 95%
Nuclear submarine

Motherboard: MSI X370 KRAIT GAMING (MS-7A33)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 102% - Outstanding Total price: $826

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