Average Bench: 46.9% (889th of 1058)

Based on 187 user benchmarks.  Models: PLEXTOR PX-128M2S, PLEXTOR PX-128M2S

Below average average bench

The Plextor PX-128M2S 128GB averaged 53.0% 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. Sequential Read Speed 347MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 15.4MB/s

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Plextor PX-128M2S 128GB is just 17.5%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Plextor PX-128M2S 128GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 54.9MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 72.3MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 187 samples)
Min Avg Max
295 Read 347 394
88.9 Write 174 201
120 Mixed 212 258
109 SusWrite 169 196
50.1% 225 MB/s
Min Avg Max
10.7 4K Read 15.4 18.4
19 4K Write 40.8 54.7
7.66 4K Mixed 16.2 22.6
65.7% 24.1 MB/s
Min Avg Max
14.9 DQ Read 72.3 88.3
39.5 DQ Write 54.9 60.6
9.02 DQ Mixed 41 61.6
36.8% 56.1 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
89GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.09
SusWrite @10s intervals: 128 199 200 200 200 185 MB/s
Read 337
Write 202
Mixed 212
SusWrite 185
52% 234 MB/s
4K Read 14.4
4K Write 36.1
4K Mixed 18
64% 22.8 MB/s
DQ Read 82.6
DQ Write 60
DQ Mixed 60.5
48% 67.7 MB/s
114GB free
Firmware: 1.03
SusWrite @10s intervals: 190 194 194 194 194 182 MB/s
Read 298
Write 189
Mixed 206
SusWrite 191
49% 221 MB/s
4K Read 14
4K Write 32.3
4K Mixed 17.2
60% 21.2 MB/s
DQ Read 84.5
DQ Write 58.3
DQ Mixed 61.5
49% 68.1 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 47,325,179 SSDs tested.

Typical PX-128M2S 128GB Builds (Compare 112 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 66%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 83%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 55%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Asrock Z87 Professional - $250

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 60% - Good Total price: $950

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