SSDBoss Review Our evaluation of Q Pro vs M6S

read performance

How quickly data is read from the drive

Q Pro
6.3
4K Random Read, 4K Random Read Access Time and 512K Sequential Read

write performance

How quickly data is written to the drive

Q Pro
6.7
4K Random Write, 4K Random Write Access Time and 512K Sequential Write

real world benchmarks

How well the drive performs common tasks

Q Pro
8.2
Windows 7 Boot-up Time, Photoshop Lens Filter and AS SSD ISO Copy

Benchmarks

How well the drive performs on common benchmarks

Q Pro
6.6
PCMark Vantage and AS SSD Score

No winner declared

Too close to call

Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Toshiba Q Pro

Reasons to consider the
Toshiba Q Pro

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Much faster windows 7 boot-up time 7.6 s vs 13.5 s Around 45% faster windows 7 boot-up time
Faster 512K sequential write 477.28 MB/s vs 296.84 MB/s More than 60% faster 512K sequential write
Faster 4k random read 228.53 MB/s vs 163.92 MB/s Around 40% faster 4k random read
Faster 4k random write 90.19 MB/s vs 72.24 MB/s Around 25% faster 4k random write
Faster 512K sequential read 528.11 MB/s vs 346.47 MB/s More than 50% faster 512K sequential read
Higher PCMark vantage score 26,344 pts vs 20,916 pts More than 25% higher PCMark vantage score
Significantly faster photoshop lens filter 56.2 s vs 63.4 s More than 10% faster photoshop lens filter
Faster AS SSD ISO copy 462.34 MB/s vs 309.19 MB/s Around 50% faster AS SSD ISO copy
Lower 4k random read access time 1.09 ms vs 1.52 ms Around 30% lower 4k random read access time
Lower 4k random write access time 2.77 ms vs 3.46 ms Around 20% lower 4k random write access time
Front view of Plextor M6S

Reasons to consider the
Plextor M6S

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Significantly larger cache 256 MB vs 0 MB Compared to all SSDs, 256 MB cache is just OK
Lower avg. power consumption 2.09 Watts vs 2.31 Watts Around 10% lower avg. power consumption

Benchmarks Real world tests of Q Pro vs Plextor M6S

4K Random Read

Q Pro
228.53 MB/s
Plextor M6S
163.92 MB/s

4K Random Write

Q Pro
90.19 MB/s
Plextor M6S
72.24 MB/s

Windows 7 Boot-up Time

Q Pro
7.6 s
Plextor M6S
13.5 s

Avg. Power Consumption

Q Pro
2.31 Watts
Plextor M6S
2.09 Watts

4K Random Read Access Time

Q Pro
2.77 ms
Plextor M6S
3.46 ms

4K Random Write Access Time

Q Pro
1.09 ms
Plextor M6S
1.52 ms

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