SSDBoss Review Our evaluation of PX-M5P vs M6S

read performance

How quickly data is read from the drive

4K Random Read, 4K Random Read Access Time and 512K Sequential Read

write performance

How quickly data is written to the drive

4K Random Write, 4K Random Write Access Time and 512K Sequential Write

real world benchmarks

How well the drive performs common tasks

Windows 7 Boot-up Time, Photoshop Lens Filter and AS SSD ISO Copy

Benchmarks

How well the drive performs on common benchmarks

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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Significantly higher capacity 512 GB vs 128 GB 4x higher capacity
Much faster windows 7 boot-up time 7.4 s vs 13.5 s More than 45% faster windows 7 boot-up time
Much larger cache 768 MB vs 256 MB 3x larger cache
Faster 4k random read 240.51 MB/s vs 163.92 MB/s More than 45% faster 4k random read
Faster 4k random write 100.38 MB/s vs 72.24 MB/s Around 40% faster 4k random write
Faster 512K sequential write 423.12 MB/s vs 296.84 MB/s Around 45% faster 512K sequential write
Faster 512K sequential read 520.09 MB/s vs 346.47 MB/s More than 50% faster 512K sequential read
Significantly faster photoshop lens filter 56.1 s vs 63.4 s More than 10% faster photoshop lens filter
Higher PCMark vantage score 23,353 pts vs 20,916 pts More than 10% higher PCMark vantage score
Lower 4k random write access time 2.49 ms vs 3.46 ms Around 30% lower 4k random write access time
Lower 4k random read access time 1.04 ms vs 1.52 ms More than 30% lower 4k random read access time
Front view of Plextor M6S

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Plextor M6S

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Significantly lower avg. power consumption 2.09 Watts vs 2.71 Watts Around 25% lower avg. power consumption
Lighter 54 g vs 70 g Around 25% lighter

Benchmarks Real world tests of PX-M5P vs M6S

4K Random Read

PX-M5P
240.51 MB/s
Plextor M6S
163.92 MB/s

4K Random Write

PX-M5P
100.38 MB/s
Plextor M6S
72.24 MB/s

Windows 7 Boot-up Time

PX-M5P
7.4 s
Plextor M6S
13.5 s

Avg. Power Consumption

PX-M5P
2.71 Watts
Plextor M6S
2.09 Watts

4K Random Read Access Time

PX-M5P
2.49 ms
Plextor M6S
3.46 ms

4K Random Write Access Time

PX-M5P
1.04 ms
Plextor M6S
1.52 ms

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