Plextor PX-M5P Xtreme 

Released August, 2012
  • 128 GB
  • 2.5" SATA III
  • 256 MB
6.6 Out of 10

SSDBoss Review Our evaluation of the Plextor PX-M5P Xtreme

read performance

How quickly data is read from the drive

PX-M5P Xtreme
6.3
840 Pro
6.6
Vertex 4
6.3
4K Random Read, 4K Random Read Access Time and 512K Sequential Read

write performance

How quickly data is written to the drive

PX-M5P Xtreme
6.7
840 Pro
7.0
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

PX-M5P Xtreme
7.4
840 Pro
8.1
Vertex 4
7.7
Windows 7 Boot-up Time, Photoshop Lens Filter and AS SSD ISO Copy

Benchmarks

How well the drive performs on common benchmarks

PX-M5P Xtreme
6.7
840 Pro
6.9
Vertex 4
6.6
Passmark Disk Rating, PCMark Vantage and AS SSD Score

6.6

SSDBoss Score

read performance, write performance, real world benchmarks and Benchmarks

PX-M5P Xtreme
6.6
840 Pro
6.9
Vertex 4
6.7

Benchmarks Real world tests of the Plextor PX-M5P Xtreme

4K Random Read

PX-M5P Xtreme
240.94 MB/s
840 EVO
318.8 MB/s
Plextor M6S
163.92 MB/s

4K Random Write

PX-M5P Xtreme
107.31 MB/s
MX200
71.58 MB/s
Plextor M6S
72.24 MB/s

Windows 7 Boot-up Time

PX-M5P Xtreme
14.2 s
840 Pro
7.8 s
Samsung 840
9.3 s

Avg. Power Consumption

PX-M5P Xtreme
2.88 Watts
Samsung 840
1.69 Watts
840 Pro
2 Watts

4K Random Read Access Time

PX-M5P Xtreme
2.33 ms
MX200
3.49 ms
Plextor M6S
3.46 ms

4K Random Write Access Time

PX-M5P Xtreme
1.04 ms
Plextor M6S
1.52 ms
MX200
1.47 ms

Specifications Full list of technical specs

storage

Capacity 128 GB
Cache 256 MB
Interface SATA III
Interface speed 6 Gbit/s
Controller Marvell 88SS9187
Memory type MLC

form factor

Form factor 2.5"
Weight 70 g

manufacturer performance

MTBF 2,400,000 hours
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