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Plextor M5 Pro 256GB SSD with Xtreme 1.02 Firmware Review - Benchmarks - DiskBench

Plextor M5 Pro 256GB SSD with Xtreme 1.02 Firmware Review

Plextor announced its new M5 Pro Xtreme SSD at CES 2013, but M5 Pro owners also received a free performance increase thanks to new Xtreme firmware.

| SSDs in Storage | Posted: Mar 5, 2013 9:40 pm
TweakTown Rating: 92%      Manufacturer: Plextor

DiskBench - Directory Copy

 

Version and / or Patch Used: 2.6.2.0

Developer Homepage: Nodesoft

Product Homepage: DiskBench

Download here: http://www.nodesoft.com/diskbench/download

 

Note: In this test we use the Lenovo W530 Mobile Workstation and a SuperSSpeed S301 SLC 128GB SSD to move a 15GB block of data to and from the target drive. This is part of our real world test regiment. Roughly 45GB of data resides on the target drive before the '15GB Block' is transfer. The 15GB Block is the same data we built for the Data on Disk Testing and is a mix of compressible and incompressible data.

 

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Copying data to and from the target SSD though still shows a bit of variation.

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