Plextor M3P (Pro) PX-128M3P 

Released February, 2012
  • 128 GB
  • 2.5" SATA III
  • 256 MB
6.5 Out of 10

SSDBoss Review Our evaluation of the Plextor M3P (Pro) PX-128M3P

read performance

How quickly data is read from the drive

M3P (Pro) PX-128M3P
6.1
PX-M5P
6.3
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6.3
4K Random Read, 4K Random Read Access Time and 512K Sequential Read

write performance

How quickly data is written to the drive

M3P (Pro) PX-128M3P
6.3
PX-M5P
6.6
Vertex 4
6.9
4K Random Write, 4K Random Write Access Time and 512K Sequential Write

real world benchmarks

How well the drive performs common tasks

M3P (Pro) PX-128M3P
7.7
PX-M5P
8.0
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7.7
Windows 7 Boot-up Time, Photoshop Lens Filter and AS SSD ISO Copy

Benchmarks

How well the drive performs on common benchmarks

M3P (Pro) PX-128M3P
6.6
PX-M5P
6.7
Vertex 4
6.6
Passmark Disk Rating, PCMark Vantage and AS SSD Score

6.5

SSDBoss Score

read performance, write performance, real world benchmarks and Benchmarks

M3P (Pro) PX-128M3P
6.5
PX-M5P
6.8
Vertex 4
6.7

Benchmarks Real world tests of the Plextor M3P (Pro) PX-128M3P

4K Random Read

M3P (Pro) PX-128M3P
198.98 MB/s
840 EVO
318.8 MB/s
Extreme SSD
123.46 MB/s

4K Random Write

M3P (Pro) PX-128M3P
80.12 MB/s
PX-128M5S
17.98 MB/s
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122.36 MB/s

Windows 7 Boot-up Time

M3P (Pro) PX-128M3P
10 s
PX-M5P Xtreme
14.2 s
PX-M5P
7.4 s

Avg. Power Consumption

M3P (Pro) PX-128M3P
1.78 Watts
PX-M5P Xtreme
2.88 Watts
PX-M5P
2.71 Watts

4K Random Read Access Time

M3P (Pro) PX-128M3P
3.12 ms
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2.04 ms
Extreme SSD
2.1 ms

4K Random Write Access Time

M3P (Pro) PX-128M3P
1.26 ms
Extreme SSD
2.02 ms
840 EVO
0.78 ms

Specifications Full list of technical specs

storage

Capacity 128 GB
Cache 256 MB
Interface SATA III
Interface speed 6 Gbit/s
Controller Marvell 88SS9174-BLD2
Memory type MLC

form factor

Form factor 2.5"
Weight 57 g

manufacturer performance

MTBF 1,500,000 hours
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