Average Bench: 141% (108th of 1000)

Based on 86 user benchmarks.  Models: PLEXTOR PX-512M8SeG, PLEXTOR PX-512M8SeY, PLEXTOR PX-512M8SeGN

Outstanding average bench

The Plextor M8Se NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB averaged 40.9% 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 240MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 1,405MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Plextor M8Se NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB is 117%. 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 370MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 72.3MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 86 samples)
Min Avg Max
491 Read 1,405 2,100
172 Write 554 971
212 Mixed 592 960
98.3 SusWrite 370 512
161% 730 MB/s
Min Avg Max
23.9 4K Read 39.3 51
21.9 4K Write 72.3 139
10.9 4K Mixed 36.8 66.7
145% 49.4 MB/s
Min Avg Max
32.3 DQ Read 507 1,068
50.7 DQ Write 276 696
13 DQ Mixed 240 674
219% 341 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
317GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.03 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 511 440 467 469 442 263 MB/s
Read 1,356
Write 1,031
Mixed 976
SusWrite 432
212% 949 MB/s
4K Read 47.4
4K Write 122
4K Mixed 64
218% 77.8 MB/s
DQ Read 1,064
DQ Write 663
DQ Mixed 481
461% 736 MB/s
448GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.01 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 325 324 326 418 436 438 MB/s
Read 1,066
Write 528
Mixed 411
SusWrite 378
132% 596 MB/s
4K Read 45.5
4K Write 106
4K Mixed 59.7
201% 70.2 MB/s
DQ Read 1,074
DQ Write 336
DQ Mixed 478
412% 629 MB/s
187GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.01 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 339 228 292 256 199 543 MB/s
Read 1,181
Write 912
Mixed 822
SusWrite 310
180% 806 MB/s
4K Read 36.6
4K Write 74.9
4K Mixed 46.4
155% 52.6 MB/s
DQ Read 677
DQ Write 682
DQ Mixed 666
504% 675 MB/s
38GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.01 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 111 90 87 89 100 84 MB/s
Read 341
Write 139
Mixed 156
SusWrite 93.5
40% 183 MB/s
4K Read 27.4
4K Write 63.6
4K Mixed 11.1
89% 34 MB/s
DQ Read 377
DQ Write 138
DQ Mixed 196
161% 237 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 14,382,218 SSDs tested.

Typical M8Se NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB Builds (Compare 1,414 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 105%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 95%
Nuclear submarine

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 104% - Outstanding Total price: $785

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