SSDBoss Review Our evaluation of PX-M5P vs M6 Pro

read performance

How quickly data is read from the drive

PX-M5P
6.3
M6 Pro
6.4
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
M6 Pro
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
M6 Pro
7.3
Windows 7 Boot-up Time, Photoshop Lens Filter and AS SSD ISO Copy

Benchmarks

How well the drive performs on common benchmarks

PX-M5P
6.6
M6 Pro
6.5
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
Much faster windows 7 boot-up time 7.4 s vs 12.4 s More than 40% faster windows 7 boot-up time
Faster 4k random write 100.38 MB/s vs 74.14 MB/s More than 35% faster 4k random write
Significantly faster photoshop lens filter 56.1 s vs 63.8 s More than 10% faster photoshop lens filter
Higher PCMark vantage score 23,353 pts vs 21,313 pts Around 10% higher PCMark vantage score
Lower 4k random write access time 2.49 ms vs 3.37 ms More than 25% lower 4k random write access time
Default view of Plextor M6 Pro

Reasons to consider the
Plextor M6 Pro

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Significantly higher capacity 1,024 GB vs 512 GB 2x higher capacity
Lighter 53 g vs 70 g Around 25% lighter
Lower avg. power consumption 2.56 Watts vs 2.71 Watts More than 5% lower avg. power consumption

Benchmarks Real world tests of PX-M5P vs M6 Pro

4K Random Read

PX-M5P
240.51 MB/s
M6 Pro
246.22 MB/s

4K Random Write

PX-M5P
100.38 MB/s
M6 Pro
74.14 MB/s

Windows 7 Boot-up Time

PX-M5P
7.4 s
M6 Pro
12.4 s

Avg. Power Consumption

PX-M5P
2.71 Watts
M6 Pro
2.56 Watts

4K Random Read Access Time

PX-M5P
2.49 ms
M6 Pro
3.37 ms

4K Random Write Access Time

PX-M5P
1.04 ms
M6 Pro
1.02 ms

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