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Plextor PX-M5M mSATA 256GB SSD Review - Benchmarks - Test System Setup and ATTO Baseline Performance

By: Chris Ramseyer | SSDs in Storage | Posted: Jul 5, 2013 5:01 am
TweakTown Rating: 92%Manufacturer: Plextor

Desktop Test System




Lenovo W530 - Mobile Workstation



We use two systems for SSD testing. The desktop runs a majority of the tests and the Lenovo W530 runs the notebook power tests as well as the real-world file transfer benchmark.



ATTO Baseline Performance


Version and / or Patch Used: 2.34


ATTO is used by many disk manufacturers to determine the read and write speeds that will be presented to customers.




The 4-channel design takes a toll on the write performance. The Plextor PX-M5M delivers nearly 440MB/s of sequential write performance. The sequential read performance of nearly 537MB/s on our test system is quite good compared to many of the other mSATA products we've tested.

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