Plextor M5 Pro (256GB)
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Plextor M5 Pro (256GB)


Overall rating 7.5/10

Built for business users, the M5 Pro PX-256M5P adopts the Marvell 88SS9187 controller, offering random read/write speeds of up to 94,000/86,000 IOPS.

Tags: ssd, plextor

Performance:
8
Features:
6.5
Value:
7
THE GOOD
Very good Iometer performance
Overall performance shows lots of promise
THE BAD
Erratic performance on Futuremark benchmarks and HD Tune
Firmware is troublesome to update
Firmware needs optimizing
Very pricey

Product Specification

SSD Capacity 256GB
Controller Marvell 88SS9187
Advertised Sequential Read/Write Speeds
  • Read: Up to 540MB/s
  • Write: Up to 450MB/s
Advertised Random Read/Write Speeds
  • Read: Up to 94,000 IOPS
  • Write: Up to 86,000 IOPS