Average Bench: 73.4% (536th of 1012)

Based on 446 user benchmarks.  Model: PLEXTOR PX-128M5M

Good average bench

The Plextor M5M mSATA 128GB averaged 26.6% 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 91.6MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 23.7MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Plextor M5M mSATA 128GB is 36.4%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Plextor M5M mSATA 128GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 284MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 303MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 446 samples)
Min Avg Max
351 Read 470 510
270 Write 303 317
234 Mixed 332 382
184 SusWrite 284 310
77.6% 347 MB/s
Min Avg Max
15.4 4K Read 23.7 32.2
24 4K Write 47.6 75.5
10.3 4K Mixed 23 34.8
90.6% 31.4 MB/s
Min Avg Max
20.4 DQ Read 201 310
38.3 DQ Write 197 294
10.6 DQ Mixed 91.6 203
98.4% 163 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
57GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 302 296 299 299 276 304 MB/s
Read 475
Write 308
Mixed 258
SusWrite 296
75% 334 MB/s
4K Read 31
4K Write 72.8
4K Mixed 38.6
135% 47.5 MB/s
DQ Read 298
DQ Write 238
DQ Mixed 178
158% 238 MB/s
37GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.04
SusWrite @10s intervals: 306 298 285 310 311 314 MB/s
Read 463
Write 313
Mixed 245
SusWrite 304
74% 331 MB/s
4K Read 30.1
4K Write 69.5
4K Mixed 37
130% 45.5 MB/s
DQ Read 304
DQ Write 293
DQ Mixed 196
175% 264 MB/s
69GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.05
SusWrite @10s intervals: 298 289 291 288 274 292 MB/s
Read 453
Write 312
Mixed 188
SusWrite 289
69% 310 MB/s
4K Read 24.6
4K Write 47.6
4K Mixed 28
98% 33.4 MB/s
DQ Read 309
DQ Write 295
DQ Mixed 201
179% 268 MB/s
119GB free
Firmware: 1.02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 309 309 312 312 305 311 MB/s
Read 438
Write 312
Mixed 248
SusWrite 310
73% 327 MB/s
4K Read 19.6
4K Write 36.6
4K Mixed 22.3
78% 26.2 MB/s
DQ Read 309
DQ Write 294
DQ Mixed 203
179% 268 MB/s
73GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 286 288 284 283 287 288 MB/s
Read 440
Write 312
Mixed 280
SusWrite 286
74% 329 MB/s
4K Read 21.6
4K Write 34.2
4K Mixed 23.7
81% 26.5 MB/s
DQ Read 309
DQ Write 296
DQ Mixed 24.3
95% 210 MB/s
119GB free
Firmware: 1.02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 304 310 311 311 312 312 MB/s
Read 437
Write 310
Mixed 279
SusWrite 310
75% 334 MB/s
4K Read 19.1
4K Write 37.3
4K Mixed 21.6
76% 26 MB/s
DQ Read 309
DQ Write 293
DQ Mixed 204
180% 268 MB/s
73GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 271 293 281 270 292 282 MB/s
Read 436
Write 312
Mixed 268
SusWrite 281
73% 324 MB/s
4K Read 21.5
4K Write 34.5
4K Mixed 21.9
79% 26 MB/s
DQ Read 310
DQ Write 297
DQ Mixed 22.6
94% 210 MB/s
44GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.06
SusWrite @10s intervals: 297 299 302 285 300 299 MB/s
Read 391
Write 298
Mixed 229
SusWrite 297
68% 304 MB/s
4K Read 11.3
4K Write 26.5
4K Mixed 13.4
48% 17.1 MB/s
DQ Read 303
DQ Write 289
DQ Mixed 188
171% 260 MB/s
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Typical M5M mSATA 128GB Builds (Compare 2,480 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 13%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 54%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 35%
Jet ski

Motherboard: MSI MS-1763

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 54% - Above average Total price: $400

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