Technology content trusted in North America and globally since 1999
7,524 Reviews & Articles | 55,414 News Posts

Plextor M6S 256GB SSD Review

By: Chris Ramseyer | SSDs in Storage | Posted: Apr 10, 2014 4:01 am
Comment () | Email to a Friend | Font Size: AA
TweakTown Rating: 86%Manufacturer: Plextor

HD Tune Pro - Sequential Performance


Version and / or Patch Used: 4.55




For a 4-channel controller, the Plextor M6S performs very well. In HD Tune Pro, the 64KB sequential read averaged 450 MB/s, and the performance stays steady when reading the data.




The single pass 64KB sequential write speed averaged 354 MB/s, but this is on a fresh drive.



HD Tach - Sequential Write Performance after Random Writes


Version and / or Patch Used:




Things change a bit after a reasonable amount of random writes to the drive. HD Tach uses 128KB for the sequential read and write test. Here we see the reads holding strong near 425 MB/s, but the sequential writes drop halfway through the test. There are also two reverse spikes in the test, one getting as low as 20 MB/s. The second half of the test shows a large reduction in sequential write performance similar to what we see on Toshiba and OCZ branded SSDs.

    PRICING: You can find products similar to this one for sale below.

    United States: Find other tech and computer products like this over at Amazon's website.

    United Kingdom: Find other tech and computer products like this over at Amazon UK's website.

    Canada: Find other tech and computer products like this over at Amazon Canada's website.

    We at TweakTown openly invite the companies who provide us with review samples / who are mentioned or discussed to express their opinion of our content. If any company representative wishes to respond, we will publish the response here.

Related Tags