Average Bench: 178% (112th of 1058)

Based on 322 user benchmarks.  Model: NVMe PLEXTOR PX-512M8

Outstanding average bench

The Nvme PLEXTOR PX-512M8 512GB averaged 78.1% higher than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Nvme PLEXTOR PX-512M8 512GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 278MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 1,405MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Nvme PLEXTOR PX-512M8 512GB is 181%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the Nvme PLEXTOR PX-512M8 512GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 625MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 372MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 322 samples)
Min Avg Max
180 Read 1,405 2,170
183 Write 894 1,311
321 Mixed 900 1,319
48 SusWrite 625 1,212
213% 956 MB/s
Min Avg Max
21.1 4K Read 42.1 49.3
43.8 4K Write 107 164
20.9 4K Mixed 45.7 66.4
179% 65 MB/s
Min Avg Max
31.1 DQ Read 488 1,012
87.8 DQ Write 372 842
20.7 DQ Mixed 278 809
249% 379 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
326GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.06 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 919 954 788 938 585 753 MB/s
Read 1,109
Write 1239
Mixed 658
SusWrite 823
215% 957 MB/s
4K Read 37.5
4K Write 120
4K Mixed 54.4
190% 70.7 MB/s
DQ Read 954
DQ Write 859
DQ Mixed 748
604% 854 MB/s
253GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.06 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1024 1075 1063 1026 1021 1027 MB/s
Read 1,232
Write 1,220
Mixed 706
SusWrite 1,040
236% 1,050 MB/s
4K Read 36.5
4K Write 63.7
4K Mixed 44.7
146% 48.3 MB/s
DQ Read 705
DQ Write 606
DQ Mixed 554
442% 621 MB/s
190GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.01 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 342 312 310 214 133 285 MB/s
Read 1,128
Write 802
Mixed 294
SusWrite 266
137% 622 MB/s
4K Read 42.8
4K Write 136
4K Mixed 64.4
220% 81.2 MB/s
DQ Read 708
DQ Write 466
DQ Mixed 318
310% 497 MB/s
145GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.04 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 650 588 596 535 559 549 MB/s
Read 1,015
Write 748
Mixed 594
SusWrite 579
164% 734 MB/s
4K Read 29.3
4K Write 60.4
4K Mixed 37.3
124% 42.3 MB/s
DQ Read 586
DQ Write 268
DQ Mixed 476
340% 443 MB/s
40GB free
Firmware: 1.01 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 188 118 96 153 174 114 MB/s
Read 1,040
Write 304
Mixed 190
SusWrite 140
91% 419 MB/s
4K Read 37.5
4K Write 97
4K Mixed 50.8
173% 61.8 MB/s
DQ Read 1,054
DQ Write 258
DQ Mixed 259
293% 523 MB/s
310GB free
Firmware: 1.01 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 39 25 56 44 30 31 MB/s
Read 1,072
Write 67
Mixed 199
SusWrite 37.5
73% 344 MB/s
4K Read 47
4K Write 48.4
4K Mixed 34.3
141% 43.2 MB/s
DQ Read 1,042
DQ Write 118
DQ Mixed 2.8
149% 388 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 49,561,650 SSDs tested.

Typical PLEXTOR PX-512M8 512GB Builds (Compare 174 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 6%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 46%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 5%
Tree trunk

Motherboard: MSI P35 Platinum(MS-7345)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 51% - Above average Total price: $190

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