SSDBoss Review Our evaluation of HG5d vs PX-M5P

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 Toshiba HG5d

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Toshiba HG5d

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Faster 4k random read 299.57 MB/s vs 240.51 MB/s Around 25% faster 4k random read
Faster 512K sequential write 485.88 MB/s vs 423.12 MB/s Around 15% faster 512K sequential write
Higher PCMark vantage score 26,132 pts vs 23,353 pts More than 10% higher PCMark vantage score
Lower avg. power consumption 2.21 Watts vs 2.71 Watts Around 20% lower avg. power consumption
Lighter 55 g vs 70 g More than 20% lighter
Faster AS SSD ISO copy 377.43 MB/s vs 287.61 MB/s More than 30% faster AS SSD ISO copy
Slightly lower 4k random read access time 0.83 ms vs 1.04 ms More than 20% lower 4k random read access time
Front view of Plextor PX-M5P

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Plextor PX-M5P

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Higher capacity 512 GB vs 256 GB 2x higher capacity
Slightly faster 4k random write 100.38 MB/s vs 86.23 MB/s More than 15% faster 4k random write
Significantly higher MTBF 2,400,000 hours vs 1,500,000 hours 60% higher MTBF
Higher AS SSD score 1,105 pts vs 864 pts Around 30% higher AS SSD score
Faster photoshop lens filter 56.1 s vs 57.4 s Almost the same
Slightly lower 4k random write access time 2.49 ms vs 2.9 ms Around 15% lower 4k random write access time

Benchmarks Real world tests of Toshiba HG5d vs PX-M5P

4K Random Read

Toshiba HG5d
299.57 MB/s
PX-M5P
240.51 MB/s

4K Random Write

Toshiba HG5d
86.23 MB/s
PX-M5P
100.38 MB/s

Windows 7 Boot-up Time

Toshiba HG5d
6.9 s
PX-M5P
7.4 s

Avg. Power Consumption

Toshiba HG5d
2.21 Watts
PX-M5P
2.71 Watts

4K Random Read Access Time

Toshiba HG5d
2.9 ms
PX-M5P
2.49 ms

4K Random Write Access Time

Toshiba HG5d
0.83 ms
PX-M5P
1.04 ms

Reviews Word on the street

Toshiba HG5d  vs PX-M5P 

8.0
9.0
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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