Average Bench: 178% (96th of 1026)

Based on 496 user benchmarks.  Model: PLEXTOR PX-256M9PeG

Outstanding average bench

The Plextor PX-256M9PeG 256GB averaged 78.0% higher than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Plextor PX-256M9PeG 256GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 461MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 1,698MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Plextor PX-256M9PeG 256GB is 93.8%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the Plextor PX-256M9PeG 256GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 248MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 116MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 496 samples)
Min Avg Max
925 Read 1,698 2,018
225 Write 809 1,038
314 Mixed 812 1,090
181 SusWrite 248 291
196% 892 MB/s
Min Avg Max
33 4K Read 50.8 62.3
57.8 4K Write 116 163
34.9 4K Mixed 65.8 85
222% 77.4 MB/s
Min Avg Max
301 DQ Read 682 781
131 DQ Write 481 1,007
78.6 DQ Mixed 461 718
377% 541 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
147GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 387 254 248 294 259 238 MB/s
Read 2,067
Write 1,028
Mixed 1,102
SusWrite 280
247% 1,119 MB/s
4K Read 62.4
4K Write 163
4K Mixed 85.7
290% 104 MB/s
DQ Read 773
DQ Write 582
DQ Mixed 325
339% 560 MB/s
149GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.07
SusWrite @10s intervals: 284 268 303 253 249 242 MB/s
Read 1,832
Write 1,006
Mixed 1,090
SusWrite 267
232% 1,049 MB/s
4K Read 61.7
4K Write 160
4K Mixed 83.9
286% 102 MB/s
DQ Read 774
DQ Write 533
DQ Mixed 653
488% 653 MB/s
190GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.07
SusWrite @10s intervals: 326 247 230 256 246 253 MB/s
Read 1,895
Write 1,032
Mixed 1,075
SusWrite 260
235% 1,065 MB/s
4K Read 56.4
4K Write 123
4K Mixed 72.7
244% 84.1 MB/s
DQ Read 777
DQ Write 459
DQ Mixed 368
341% 535 MB/s
180GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.07
SusWrite @10s intervals: 237 248 213 249 253 238 MB/s
Read 1,508
Write 746
Mixed 462
SusWrite 240
162% 739 MB/s
4K Read 30.6
4K Write 58.8
4K Mixed 48.7
140% 46 MB/s
DQ Read 544
DQ Write 197
DQ Mixed 298
239% 346 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 26,700,179 SSDs tested.

Typical PX-256M9PeG 256GB Builds (Compare 13,333 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 112%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 110%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 96%
Nuclear submarine

Motherboard: Asus ROG MAXIMUS X HERO (WI-FI AC) - $315

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 59% - Above average Total price: $1,478

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