SSDBoss Review Our evaluation of PX-128M5S vs 525

read performance

How quickly data is read from the drive

4K Random Read

write performance

How quickly data is written to the drive

4K Random Write

real world benchmarks

How well the drive performs common tasks



How well the drive performs on common benchmarks

Passmark Disk Rating, AS SSD Score and Tom's Hardware Storage Bench

SSDBoss Score

read performance, write performance, real world benchmarks and Benchmarks

Plextor PX-128M5S 

SSDBoss recommends the Plextor PX-128M5S  based on its read performance and benchmarks.

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Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Plextor PX-128M5S

Reasons to consider the
Plextor PX-128M5S

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Significantly faster 4k random read 234.04 MB/s vs 74.5 MB/s Around 3.2x faster 4k random read
Significantly larger cache 256 MB vs 0 MB Compared to all SSDs, 256 MB cache is just OK
Much faster tom's storage bench application 589 pts vs 159.89 pts Around 3.8x faster tom's storage bench application
Higher AS SSD score 828 pts vs 501 pts More than 65% higher AS SSD score
Higher MTBF 1,500,000 hours vs 1,200,000 hours 25% higher MTBF
Front view of Intel 525

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Intel 525

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Faster 4k random write 76.84 MB/s vs 17.98 MB/s More than 4.2x faster 4k random write
Significantly lighter 8 g vs 75 g 9.4x lighter
Faster AS SSD ISO copy 288.99 MB/s vs 181.67 MB/s Around 60% faster AS SSD ISO copy

Benchmarks Real world tests of PX-128M5S vs Intel 525

4K Random Read

234.04 MB/s
Intel 525
74.5 MB/s

4K Random Write

17.98 MB/s
Intel 525
76.84 MB/s

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