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Plextor M3 Pro 256GB (PX-256M3P) Solid State Drive Review - Benchmarks - HD Tune Pro

We've seen the 128GB drive already and we were impressed with its performance - the 256GB model is faster.

| SSDs in Storage | Posted: Mar 27, 2012 5:20 pm
TweakTown Rating: 93%      Manufacturer: Plextor

HD Tune Pro

 

Version and / or Patch Used: 4.00

Developer Homepage: http://www.efdsoftware.com

Product Homepage: http://www.hdtune.com

 

 

HD Tune is a Hard Disk utility which has the following functions:

 

Benchmark: measures the performance

Info: shows detailed information

Health: checks the health status by using SMART

Error Scan: scans the surface for errors

Temperature display

 

HD Tune Pro gives us accurate read, write and access time results and for the last couple of years has been gaining popularity amongst reviewers. It is now considered a must have application for storage device testing.

 

 

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The Plextor M3 Pro produced a near perfect plot on the graph with very few ripples. The average speed recorded was just over 384MB/s which puts it a little faster than the Vertex 3 240GB when we reviewed it.

 

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The sequential write speed is a little slower on the M3 Pro than it is on the Vertex 3 in this synthetic benchmark. HD Tune Pro uses compressible data. We'll look at incompressible data later in this review.

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