SSDBoss Review Our evaluation of PX-M5P vs Vector

read performance

How quickly data is read from the drive

PX-M5P
6.3
Vector
6.9
4K Random Read, 4K Random Read Access Time and 512K Sequential Read

write performance

How quickly data is written to the drive

PX-M5P
6.6
Vector
6.5
4K Random Write, 4K Random Write Access Time and 512K Sequential Write

real world benchmarks

How well the drive performs common tasks

PX-M5P
8.0
Vector
7.8
Windows 7 Boot-up Time, Photoshop Lens Filter and AS SSD ISO Copy

Benchmarks

How well the drive performs on common benchmarks

PX-M5P
6.7
Vector
6.9
Passmark Disk Rating, PCMark Vantage and AS SSD Score

No winner declared

Too close to call

Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Plextor PX-M5P

Reasons to consider the
Plextor PX-M5P

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Faster windows 7 boot-up time 7.4 s vs 10 s More than 25% faster windows 7 boot-up time
Lighter 70 g vs 115 g Around 40% lighter
Much higher MTBF 2,400,000 hours vs 1,300,000 hours Around 85% higher MTBF
More capacity per dollar 1.86 GB/$ vs 0.93 GB/$ More than 2x more capacity per dollar
Front view of OCZ Vector

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OCZ Vector

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Faster 4k random read 380.71 MB/s vs 240.51 MB/s Around 60% faster 4k random read
Significantly larger cache 1,024 MB vs 768 MB Around 35% larger cache
Higher passmark rating 4,340 pts vs 3,475 pts Around 25% higher passmark rating
Lower 4k random read access time 0.66 ms vs 1.04 ms More than 35% lower 4k random read access time
Faster AS SSD ISO copy 393.78 MB/s vs 287.61 MB/s More than 35% faster AS SSD ISO copy
Faster sequential write 530 MB/s vs 470 MB/s Around 15% faster sequential write
Slightly faster random write 95,000 IOPS vs 88,000 IOPS Around 10% faster random write

Benchmarks Real world tests of PX-M5P vs Vector

4K Random Read

PX-M5P
240.51 MB/s
Vector
380.71 MB/s

4K Random Write

PX-M5P
100.38 MB/s
Vector
100.6 MB/s

Windows 7 Boot-up Time

PX-M5P
7.4 s
Vector
10 s

Avg. Power Consumption

PX-M5P
2.71 Watts
Vector
2.4 Watts

4K Random Read Access Time

PX-M5P
2.49 ms
Vector
2.48 ms

4K Random Write Access Time

PX-M5P
1.04 ms
Vector
0.66 ms

Reviews Word on the street

PX-M5P  vs Vector 

9.0
8.5
Not quite as effectively, it has to be said, as the Corsair Performance Pro, but a slapping none the less.
PX-M5P

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