SSDBoss Review Our evaluation of Q vs PX-M5P

read performance

How quickly data is read from the drive

Toshiba Q
6.6
PX-M5P
6.3
4K Random Read, 4K Random Read Access Time and 512K Sequential Read

write performance

How quickly data is written to the drive

Toshiba Q
7.0
PX-M5P
6.6
4K Random Write, 4K Random Write Access Time and 512K Sequential Write

real world benchmarks

How well the drive performs common tasks

Toshiba Q
8.1
PX-M5P
8.0
Windows 7 Boot-up Time, Photoshop Lens Filter and AS SSD ISO Copy

Benchmarks

How well the drive performs on common benchmarks

Toshiba Q
6.6
PX-M5P
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

Reasons to consider the
Toshiba Q

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Faster 4k random read 317.85 MB/s vs 240.51 MB/s More than 30% faster 4k random read
Faster 4k random write 129.34 MB/s vs 100.38 MB/s Around 30% faster 4k random write
Faster 512K sequential write 494.96 MB/s vs 423.12 MB/s More than 15% faster 512K sequential write
Higher PCMark vantage score 25,549 pts vs 23,353 pts Around 10% higher PCMark vantage score
Lighter 55 g vs 70 g More than 20% lighter
Faster AS SSD ISO copy 414.06 MB/s vs 287.61 MB/s Around 45% faster AS SSD ISO copy
Lower avg. power consumption 2.46 Watts vs 2.71 Watts Around 10% lower avg. power consumption
Lower 4k random write access time 1.93 ms vs 2.49 ms More than 20% lower 4k random write access time
Lower 4k random read access time 0.79 ms vs 1.04 ms Around 25% lower 4k random read access time
Front view of Plextor PX-M5P

Reasons to consider the
Plextor PX-M5P

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Significantly higher MTBF 2,400,000 hours vs 1,500,000 hours 60% higher MTBF
Slightly higher AS SSD score 1,105 pts vs 969 pts Around 15% higher AS SSD score
Thinner thickness 7 mm vs 9 mm More than 25% thinner thickness

Benchmarks Real world tests of Toshiba Q vs PX-M5P

4K Random Read

Toshiba Q
317.85 MB/s
PX-M5P
240.51 MB/s

4K Random Write

Toshiba Q
129.34 MB/s
PX-M5P
100.38 MB/s

Windows 7 Boot-up Time

Toshiba Q
7.8 s
PX-M5P
7.4 s

Avg. Power Consumption

Toshiba Q
2.46 Watts
PX-M5P
2.71 Watts

4K Random Read Access Time

Toshiba Q
1.93 ms
PX-M5P
2.49 ms

4K Random Write Access Time

Toshiba Q
0.79 ms
PX-M5P
1.04 ms

Reviews Word on the street

Toshiba 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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