SSDBoss Review Our evaluation of PX-M5P vs Vertex 4

read performance

How quickly data is read from the drive

PX-M5P
6.3
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
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

PX-M5P
8.0
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
6.7
Vertex 4
6.6
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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Much larger cache 768 MB vs 24 MB 32x larger cache
Faster windows 7 boot-up time 7.4 s vs 9.7 s Around 25% faster windows 7 boot-up time
Lighter 70 g vs 101 g More than 30% lighter
Higher MTBF 2,400,000 hours vs 2,000,000 hours 20% higher MTBF
More capacity per dollar 1.86 GB/$ vs 1.04 GB/$ Around 80% more capacity per dollar
Higher passmark rating 3,475 pts vs 2,989 pts More than 15% higher passmark rating
Thinner thickness 7 mm vs 9 mm Around 25% thinner thickness
Faster random read 100,000 IOPS vs 90,000 IOPS More than 10% faster random read
Front view of OCZ Vertex 4

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OCZ Vertex 4

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Faster 4k random write 122.36 MB/s vs 100.38 MB/s More than 20% faster 4k random write
Faster 512K sequential write 485.64 MB/s vs 423.12 MB/s Around 15% faster 512K sequential write
Lower avg. power consumption 2.4 Watts vs 2.71 Watts More than 10% lower avg. power consumption
Lower 4k random write access time 2.04 ms vs 2.49 ms Around 20% lower 4k random write access time

Benchmarks Real world tests of PX-M5P vs Vertex 4

4K Random Read

PX-M5P
240.51 MB/s
Vertex 4
236.97 MB/s

4K Random Write

PX-M5P
100.38 MB/s
Vertex 4
122.36 MB/s

Windows 7 Boot-up Time

PX-M5P
7.4 s
Vertex 4
9.7 s

Avg. Power Consumption

PX-M5P
2.71 Watts
Vertex 4
2.4 Watts

4K Random Read Access Time

PX-M5P
2.49 ms
Vertex 4
2.04 ms

4K Random Write Access Time

PX-M5P
1.04 ms
Vertex 4
1.06 ms

Reviews Word on the street

PX-M5P  vs Vertex 4 

9.0
8.0
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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